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Why USA Basketball Wants Youth Coaches to Stop Using Zone Defenses

Zone defenses don't develop great defenders. That's why USA Basketball recently recommended zone defenses be avoided for youth players between the ...

How Treadmills Helped West Virginia Basketball Build Their Terrorizing Press Defense

West Virginia basketball is known for suffocating defense. In recent years, the Mountaineers have utilized an aggressive press defense that sees th...

Trae Young Showcases His Defense During NBA Pro Day

When we talk about Oklahoma Sooners point guard Trae Young, we point to his Steph Curry-like range, ability to pull up in the blink of an eye and ...

The One Stat That Should Give OKC Fans Hope Despite the Team's Poor Start

After a thrilling offseason that saw the team add Paul George and Carmelo Anthony, the Oklahoma City Thunder are off to a lackluster start. The tea...

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...