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Basketball is a fast-paced sport that requires explosive strength, top speed, agility and fine-tuned on-court skills. At STACK, you'll find the basketball workouts and drills you're looking for to take your game to the next level. Come back daily for basketball training videos from stars like Dwyane Wade and Dwight Howard, drills from some of the nation's top basketball programs and advice from professional coaches and trainers. Watch more exercises and drills by browsing our basketball training videos.

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8 Ways to Become a Better Basketball Player

Whether you're the best player on your team or you hold down a spot at the end of the bench, you always have room for improvement. Elite players like ...

How to Perform 3 Unstoppable Post Moves

The game of basketball is won in the paint. Often the team that scores more points in the lane wins the game. An unstoppable post player is an asset t...

5 Drills to Perfect Your Jump Shot

Great basketball shooters are made, not born. Besides talent, a good shooter requires excellent coaching and many hours of practice—at game speed. P...

How Too Much Pick-Up and Too Little Strength Training Hurts Young Basketball Players

Playing pick-up basketball is great. Working on your skills in a game-like environment against willing opponents certainly has value, there's no de...

5 Two-Ball Dribbling Drills Every Basketball Player Should Try

With all of the different Instagram trainers out there, there's no shortage of two-ball dribbling drills online. But just because you see someone e...

How Overcomplicated 'Core Training' Is Making Athletes Worse

With the rise of social media and the increasing devaluation of the term "functional," core training is broader than ever. Surf Instagram and you'l...

7 Steps to a Perfect Free Throw

There are good free throw shooters, then there's Elena Delle Donne. The WNBA star's ability at the charity stripe is simply unrivaled by any other pro...

How the Houston Rockets Get Stronger During the Season

223 days. That's how much time elapsed between the Houston Rockets' first meaningful game of the 2017-2018 season and their last one. And if the...

9 Ways to Improve Your Basketball Game

Everyone wants to be the best player on the court. It's only human to want to be better than your opponents and help your team win. However, you can't...

The Secrets of Steven Adams' Superhuman On-Court Strength

Steven Adams is a brick wall on the basketball court. The Oklahoma City Thunder center is immovable in the low-post and is known to deploy bone-sha...

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