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Ball handling, footwork, rebounding and shooting are all keys to being a better basketball player. Basketball drills to work on these fundamental skill sets can make anyone more productive on the court, and STACK's deep library of skills content is loaded with techniques to finely tune your game.

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Improve Your Crossover Step to Become a More Explosive Basketball Player

If you're a basketball player and you're not working on your crossover step, you're missing out. A crossover step simply refers to "crossing" one l...

4 Shooting Machine Tips for Young Basketball Players

"The Gun" by Shoot-A-Way is a shooting machine that has revolutionized the way basketball players train on their own. The machines can be found in gym...

10 Ways to Improve Your Basketball Tryout Chances

Basketball tryouts can be a stressful time. You want to play your best and prove that you deserve a spot on the team but there is only a short period of...

Basketball Fundamentals: Using an Off-Ball Screen

When executed the right way, an off-ball screen can create enough space for an offensive player to get an open shot or layup, making it a very effecti...

Breaking Down Carmelo Anthony's Summer Workouts and the Birth of 'Hoodie Melo'

Carmelo Anthony has looked like a human cheat code while he's been in the gym this summer. So much so that "Hoodie Melo" has taken on a life of its ow...

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. ...

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...

Improve Your Handles and Shot With 3 Drills From De'Aaron Fox's Basketball Skills Workout

De'Aaron Fox had a tremendous freshman year playing point guard for the Kentucky Wildcats, who reached the Elite 8 in this year's NCAA tournament. Des...

2 Brutal Basketball Conditioning Drills to Get in Shape Fast

To be in shape for games, basketball players must condition themselves for long-lasting endurance. (See Three Ways to Get in Basketball Shape.) This...

4 Youth Basketball Drills That Teach the Fundamentals

You can begin teaching your athletes the fundamentals of the game of basketball as early as third grade (or even younger). Showing youth athletes pr...

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