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Why Otto Porter Jr. Didn't Play AAU Basketball (And Believes He's Better Because of It)

Otto Porter Jr. didn't play AAU basketball. That makes the 24-year-old Washington Wizards forward something of an anomaly in today's NBA. Almost al...

By: Brandon Hall

Basic Defensive Plays for Youth Basketball Coaches

At any level of basketball, there are generally three types of defenses that can be played over the course of a game. In a half-court setting, your te...

By: Kyle Scadlock

8 Effective and Fun Youth Basketball Games

For those coaching young children who are still learning and being introduced to basketball, keeping the game fun and enjoyable should be a priority. ...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Basic Offensive Plays for Youth Basketball Coaches

In youth basketball, most productive offensive plays are characterized by continuous passing and simple movement. Motion or continuity offenses will c...

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