Phil Handy was speaking at the Beyond the Contracts skills development camp.
The devils, Phil Handy proclaims, are in the details. “And you need to be OK in coming out of your comfort zone,” he adds.
A philosophy of diligence that has served the Cleveland Cavaliers assistant coach well throughout a journey that has spirited him through stops in Manchester and LA and places in between, to explore the boundaries of basketball and then push them back, bit by bit.
And, as one of the NBA’s player development sages, has seen him charged with elevating greatness a further notch, previously with Kobe Bryant among others at the Lakers and now with an A-List Cavs crew led by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.