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Each sport requires athletes to master specific skills—for example, shooting in basketball, footwork in soccer, batting in softball. Perfecting these skills requires learning the skill techniques and repeatedly performing drills to commit them to muscle memory. Learn the best skill-building techniques and drills from top coaches and athletes.

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Kyrie Irving Stayed After the Game to Put Up Shots Following His Disappointing Performance Against the Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night, 103-74. Scoring 110 points a game, the Cavs have the fourth best offense in th...

By: Rob Scott

Learn Basketball Layups, Part 7: Advanced Moves for Better Finishes at the Rim

The layup is arguably the easiest method for scoring in the game of basketball. However, one of the largest mistakes I see players make is practicing...

By: Augie Johnston

Rockets Center Nene Hilario's Flawless Eurostep Made James Harden Proud

In addition to his beard, James Harden is known for his smooth Eurostep. Whenever the 5-time All-Star goes to the hoop and needs to fake someone out...

By: Rob Scott

Former Ohio State DB Malik Hooker Shows Off Incredible Hands By Catching High-Speed Footballs Out of the J.U.G.S. Machine

Former Ohio State safety Malik Hooker is expected to be one of the first two safeties off the board in the 2017 NFL Draft, and there's even a chance t...

By: Jordan Zirm

Isaiah Thomas Might Be as Good With His Right Hand as He Is With His Left

Isaiah Thomas has two defining characteristics: He stands just 5-foot-9 and he's left-handed. The Boston Celtics point guard, who was famously selecte...

By: Jordan Zirm

Davis Webb Sums Up His Love For The Deep Ball in 5 Words: 'Scared Money Don't Make Money'

Davis Webb is picking up serious momentum as an NFL prospect. After impressive showings at the Senior Bowl and the NFL Combine, the 6-foot-5, 229-p...

By: Brandon Hall

Watch Steph Curry Dunk for the First Time This Season

The Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-95 Monday night. Warriors point guard Steph Curry scored 23 points on 7-of-12 shots fro...

By: Rob Scott

LeBron James's Pregame 3-Point Shooting Display Is Something to Behold

As we near the finish of the 2016-2017 NBA season, we must all take a minute to appreciate what LeBron James is doing from beyond the arc. With just 1...

By: Jordan Zirm

Watch Potential No. 1 NBA Draft Pick Markelle Fultz Drain Ridiculous Trick Shots

On March 10, in a video posted to Twitter, University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz announced he'd forgo his sophomore season and enter the NBA D...

By: Jordan Zirm

This 5-Foot-6 High School Guard's First Dunk was an Alley-Oop to Himself

Not many people who stand 5-foot-6 can dunk a basketball. But Gonzaga College High School (Washington, D.C.) senior Chris Lykes is not a normal person...

By: Rob Scott

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