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There was a time when coaches charted shots with a pencil and a clipboard, made 15 phone calls to the entire team when practice was canceled, and was limited by the basic functions of a stopwatch and a whistle.

With technology advancing so rapidly, the job description of basketball coaching can be zeroed in more and more on working with players. Smartphone applications are one of the reasons.

The Apple iPhone has millions of users and literally thousands of apps to use, including several specifically for basketball coaches. Here are five such apps that could make your job description as a basketball coach a little more efficient:

HoopStats Basketball Scoring

Rare Software – $4.99

The comprehensive stat keeper for basketball coaches or managers, the HoopsStats Basketball Scoring app allows for real-time statkeeping in an easy-to-use format. You can even export those stats to HTML and Excel, and email shot charts…

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