John Patrick is a family man; two of his five children, Jacob and John, has he taken to travel from Ludwigsburg to Munich. Born and raised in the United States, he has become in Germany, and is fluent in the language of the country. In the case of engagement in Japan, he learned Japanese. Kindness and courtesy characterize the performances of the 52-Year-old, his straw blonde to a silver gray iridescent hair is always an Aura of early maturity given.
a correspondent for sports in Berlin.F. A. Z.
but John Patrick is responsible for the meanest and most evil Basketball that is played in Germany. With the MHP giant Ludwigsburg, which he has maintained for seven years, which he achieved six times in the Play-offs and with which he finished this season up to the demolition table for two, he has reached the finals of the German championship (Friday, 20.30 PM and Sunday 15.00/Magenta sports and Sport1).
The 94:85 in the second semi-final game against Ratiopharm Ulm on Tuesday night, two days after a draw, illustrated the philosophy of the game Patrick's as well as the expulsion of the German Champions Bayern Munich out of the hall in the quarter-final with 87:83 and 73:74. "Forty minutes of hell" promises Patrick the opposing Teams for each game, forty minutes of hell.
Impressed players and coaches talk of the "Guard of Terror", the players Patricks exercised, by switching in the opponent's possession of the ball from Offensive to offensive defense. The ball leading player has put you deep in his own half under pressure, even to second or third. Outstanding this time: building player Marcos Knight, who has a 1.88 Meter body size of such a mass, that commentators like to call him ball of lightning with 26 points and 13 Rebounds, Thomas Wimbush (22/12) and Nick Weiler Babb with 20 points.
in particular, was, as Patrick was happy, which is always his goal: to bring the opposing team out of rhythm. Bayern has failed in this System, the Cup winner and new championship favorite Alba Berlin, he won on Wednesday night by a 81:59 second semi-final game against the EWE Baskets Oldenburg significantly – will need to be under this pressure to prove if he wants to emerge from the games on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon as a Champion.
often one has the impression that Ludwig Burger played above their level. Whether Patrick is in his second profession as a sports Director of the club structure player Jaleen Smith in the second-League club Heidelberg discovered, hamlet-Babb from College way committed to, the young brother of Ulm known Chris Babb, if he Wimbush from the G-League brings or Marcos Knight reminded that in the Pro B, Pro A and for Jena in the Bundesliga, and played, and finally, in Turkey, earning his bread in every single one of his players sees Patrick more than coaches and athletic Directors elsewhere. The under-appreciated-in short-Come and Difficult and he gives you confidence, and gives them the stage on which you can recommend for even larger tasks and challenges.
His first success of the climb with BG Goettingen in the German Bundesliga in 2007. Since his discoveries Royce O’Neale on Gran Canaria, to the Utah Jazz in the NBA and This is Martin, from the College obliged to be alternated according to the season 2018/19 from Ludwigsburg to the Minnesota Timberwolves, apply the eye and the word of Patrick even more. Some of the consultants are convinced that your clients in Ludwigsburg, a hardness to learn, the good for you in the professional Basketball only. Building player Thomas Walkup and Center John Thiemann recommended for the Euro-League; the a is now playing for Zalgiris Kaunas, and the other for Alba Berlin.Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 10:20