Basketball Issue 2016 Articles

Get a leg up on the competition this basketball season with workout, nutrition and gear advice from the NBA's best players, including Karl-Anthony Towns, J.R. Smith and Paul George.

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Basketball Blowout Issue 2016: Table of Contents

Karl-Anthony Towns' Beastly Off-Season Workout The 2015 NBA Rookie of the Year isn't resting on his laurels. Towns spent the off-season grinding ...

How to Eat Well Anywhere (Even at School!)

School cafeterias are loaded with unhealthy options that can slow you down. And if you think opting for the vending machine is a better bet, t...

EXCLUSIVE: Karl-Anthony Towns' Beastly Off-Season Workout

In many ways, 2015 NBA Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns is like the kid he was two years ago when he was a high schooler. Only now he has money, ...

5 Ways to Avoid Blowing Your Scholarship and Ruining Your Life on Social Media

Here are two facts you need to remember at all times: First, tweets live forever and can be seen by everyone in the world. The same is true for ...

5 Basketball Dribbling Techniques That Give You Untouchable Handles

This is an excerpt from Basketball Essentials (Human Kinetics, 2016), written by world-renowned basketball skill development coach and clinician Ryan ...

Jimmy Butler's Explosive Single-Leg Strength Workout

Jimmy Butler is a two-time NBA All-Star. In 2015, he was named Most Improved Player thanks to his stellar defense and for scoring over 400 more points...

How Ricky Rubio Packed on 10 Pounds of Muscle and Took the Reins of the 'Baby Wolves'

His boyish good looks make him appear to be 13, but Ricky Rubio is 25 years old, which on the young Timberwolves roster makes him a weathered vete...

Basketball Training Tips From the Cleveland Cavaliers' Starting 5

The Cleveland Cavaliers won their first championship in franchise history last season. Led by noted workout beast LeBron James, each member of the Cav...

See Joel Embiid's Plan to Become a 'Behemoth in the Post'

For two years, Joel Embiid has been basketball's great white buffalo. He's the one that got away, the next "what if," a player who exists only in 30-s...

How Paul George and Reggie Jackson Push Each Other to the Limit

Although the Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers play in the same division, Paul George and Reggie Jackson are close friends off the court. Over ...

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