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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 ...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

How to be Productive and Improve Your Basketball Shooting Without a Partner

When it comes to shooting a basketball repetition is very important for improvement and consistency. So when you're looking to strictly work on your j...

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...

How Kobe Bryant Sacrificed Sleep for Greatness

"I don't need too many hours of sleep. Man, I can go off three, four hours," said Kobe Bryant, in the middle of his career, speaking with Stephen A. ...

An Athlete's Guide to LeBron's Off-Court Workouts

The physical abilities that LeBron James has displayed on the basketball court throughout his life have made it clear that he is one of the greatest a...

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...

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