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The One Stat That Should Give OKC Fans Hope Despite the Team's Poor Start

After a thrilling offseason that saw the team add Paul George and Carmelo Anthony, the Oklahoma City Thunder are off to a lackluster start. The tea...

By: Brandon Hall

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

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3-Point Shooting Drills with Maya Moore

2014 WNBA MVP Maya Moore shows you the 3-point shooting drills that make her more accurate and better conditioned.

Look Back: Collin Sexton Interview Nike EYBL Hampton

Alabama point guard Collin Sexton reflects on his Nike EYBL experience and talks about his goals for the future.

How Majok Deng Escaped Sudan to Become a Top Basketball Prospect in the U.S.

The South Sudan native escaped the worn-torn country and has become one of the top basketball prospects in the United States.

How D'Angelo Russell Got Addicted to Hard Work

NBA point guard D'Angelo Russell reveals why he finds hard work addicting.

Michael Porter Jr. Has Been Training For Position-Less Basketball His Entire Life

Michael Porter Jr. is a 6-foot-10 athletic freak who can play any position on the floor. The top 2018 NBA Draft prospect explains how he developed such a versatile game.