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The 5 Ways to Defend a Ball Screen

A ball screen is one of the most popular and effective offensive actions that is used in basketball. It creates an advantage for the offense by forcin...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Why Zone Defense is Bad for Youth Basketball

For many children beginning to play basketball, part of their introduction to playing defense involves being required to stand in a designated area an...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Basketball Inbound Plays for Beginners

A basketball inbound play occurs at the beginning of every period, except for the first, after all made baskets and following any stoppages in play s...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Kobe Bryant Says Studying How Great White Sharks Attack Seals Helped Him Lock Down Allen Iverson

Kobe Bryant was never afraid to use unorthodox tactics to gain an edge on an opponent. In a new article for The Player's Tribune, Bryant reveals th...

By: Brandon Hall

Jahlil Okafor's Defensive Play Has Hit Rock Bottom

Jahlil Okafor has had himself a tumultuous year and a half with the Philadelphia 76ers. He became sort of the odd big man out in the trio comprised of...

By: Jordan Zirm