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The Unorthodox Training Methods Dirk Nowitzki and Kevin Durant Use to Improve Their Shooting

As basketball players Dirk Nowitzki and Kevin Durant have quite a bit in common. To start, they both stand 7 feet tall (although KD is listed at 6'9),...

By: Kyle Scadlock

How to Finish at the Rim Like Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving is a wizard around the basket. Call it whatever you want but the English, the spin he puts on the ball, his jelly, his layup package, his...

By: Kyle Scadlock

3 Reasons Why Athletes Should Limit Cardio Workouts

It's a cliché scene in nearly every sports movie you have seen since you were a kid. The tough underdog jogs into the night sporting an unimpressive...

By: Nick Parasiliti

Everything We've Seen From the NBA's New Nike Uniforms (So Far)

Ever since it was announced that Nike would be taking over for adidas as the NBA's official provider of jerseys and apparel, fans have been itching to...

By: Kyle Scadlock

LeBron Shows Off Awesome Core Strength in New Workout Clip, Looks More Motivated Than Ever

It's been a tumultuous offseason for the Cleveland Cavaliers, but LeBron James is focusing on what he does best—work. LeBron's work ethic is the ...

By: Brandon Hall

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

WATCH: Chris Paul and James Harden Give Sneak Preview of Deadly Backcourt in Summer Pick Up Game

Although NBA training camp is still many weeks away Chris Paul and James Harden have gotten a jump on building some chemistry going into the 2017-2018...

By: Kyle Scadlock

The Benefits of Practicing With a Weighted Basketball

A weighted basketball, sometimes called a heavy ball, is a basketball that is regulation size (29.50 inches in circumference) but weighs 3 pounds inst...

By: Kyle Scadlock

How to Master the In-and-Out Dribble

The In& Out : Move 1 In the sport of basketball there are 2 types of players there are plenty of dribblers ....but very few players can refer to...

By: Gawon Hyman

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