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Why Resistance Bands Are Perfect Strength Training Tools for Women's Basketball Teams

There are several challenges, especially during the season, that come along with women's basketball strength training at the high school or collegiate...

Prevent ACL Injuries in Women's Basketball with a Two-Step Deceleration Drill

There are several reasons why a female basketball player has a 50 percent greater likelihood of suffering a non-contact Anterior Cruciate Ligament (AC...

Use the Veer Dribble to Get More Buckets in Transition Offense

Transition Scoring Transition Offense is a must have for all teams at every level, but players must possess a variety of scoring moves to set their...

LeBron Performed a VersaClimber Workout Immediately After His Near Triple-Double

Despite nursing a sore left ankle, LeBron James was his usual dominant self during the Cleveland Cavaliers' season-opening victory over the Boston Cel...

The Ultimate 4-Week Preseason Basketball Workout

According to Tim DiFrancesco, owner of TD Athletes' Edge and former head strength coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, a preseason basketball workout pro...

The Strange Technique Change That Made Otto Porter One of The NBA's Best Three-Point Shooters

Otto Porter is now a $100 million man. The 24-year-old forward signed a four-year, $106 million contract with the Washington Wizards in July. One r...

How NBA Forward Otto Porter Got Hooked On 'Call of Duty'

Maybe it's the competition. Maybe it's the requirement for quick-twitch reflexes. Whatever the reason, this much is sure—professional athletes...

Become a Better High School Basketball Coach With Tips from a L.A. Lakers Assistant Coach

In this video, Mark Madsen, Los Angeles Lakers Assistant, provides 3 tips for high school basketball coaches: Stick To The Schedule – Give your...

Majok Deng Grew Up in Worn-Torn South Sudan. Now He's Preparing to Play Division-1 Basketball.

We arrived at a suburban Phoenix high school on a steamy summer morning in Arizona to begin our video shoot with Majok Deng (pronounced Ma-Juke), one ...

Jahlil Okafor Went Vegan to Heal His Achy Knees, Has Already Lost 20 Pounds

If Jahlil Okafor can kick the injury bug, he has the potential to be something special. The 21-year-old big man has dealt with knee issues ever sin...

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