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4 Things Youth Basketball Players Should Work on Every Single Day

There are four offensive traits every good basketball player should have. They are: A move that can create an opportunity in 2 seconds or less...

Watch 13-Year-Old LeBron James Jr. Almost Throw Down a Nasty Dunk for the First Time In-Game

LeBron James and his two sons were down in Miami this weekend, with both LeBron "Bronny" James Jr. and Bryce playing in an AAU tournament being he...

Trae Young Added 15 Pounds of Muscle by Drinking Five Protein Shakes a Day

During his freshman year at Oklahoma, Trae Young, who some think is the second coming of Steph Curry, weighed just 170 pounds soaking yet. Standin...

Top NBA Prospect Mo Bamba Can Apparently Shoot 3's Now, Too

Mo Bamba, the man with an 8-foot wingspan and sprint speed equal to that of Russell Westbrook, is apparently not done wowing scouts just yet. With...

19 Pro Athletes With Insanely Strict Diets

To survive, a pro athlete's nutrition has to be on point. Players might've been able to eat junk in college and slide by on talent and skill, b...

The 7 Craziest Performance Bonuses in Sports History

Most casual sports fan think contracts are fairly simple. A franchise agrees to pay a player a certain amount of money over a certain number of ye...

Is Ben Simmons Adding a 3-Point Shot to His Game?

For as good as Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons' inaugural year in the NBA was, a campaign that could very well end with Rookie of the Year h...

How to Pick the Right Basketball Shoe for You

Finding the right basketball shoe can make a big impact on your performance, believe it or not. I used to think a shoe was just a shoe, and that if yo...

Odell Beckham Jr.'s Jump Shot Leaves Much to Be Desired

Odell Beckham Jr. is a football player, and a very good one at that. That is a very fortunate thing, because if one day, God forbid, Beckham's foo...

15 Star Athletes Who Had to Walk On to Their College Teams

It'd be great to be a star recruit. Getting wooed by legendary coaches, visiting beautiful campuses, fielding offers from dream schools–what's ...

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