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Be prepared to take those last shots

Originally Published: December 24, 2003
By Fran Fraschilla | Special to ESPN.com

"The notoriety of a coach is directly proportional to his team's execution under pressure."

Those were Hubie Brown's words, and there is no more pressure-packed situation for a team (or coach) than the play drawn up during the last seconds of a game. What I'd like to do, is go through a few situations that take place late in games, giving you an idea of what players and coaches are thinking during those timeouts at the end of games.

First of all, any last-second play falls into a ...

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