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NBA Chiropractors Reveal 5 Keys to Healthy Knees and Ankles

Three of the four most common injuries suffered by youth basketball players involve the knees and ankles, according to the University of Wisconsin Sch...

3 Ways to Increase Your Vertical Jump During Basketball Season

Basketball season is in full swing and I'm getting questions from athletes, coaches and parents about improving vertical jump. This is an especially f...

14 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do With a Basketball

Basketball is a game of finesse, and technical skills such as dribbling, shooting and hand-eye coordination are essential to playing the sport. But ba...

The Stockton Drill: Inside the Utah Jazz's Hellacious Conditioning Test

The Stockton Drill. Those three words are guaranteed to grab any Utah Jazz player's attention. Initially brought to the franchise by former head...

10 Keys to Being a Great Basketball Defender

When it comes to hoop dreams, most are filled with high-flying dunks, game-winning buzzer beaters and ankle-breaking crossovers. Very few young bas...

Luka's Secret Superpower: The Overlooked Athletic Trait That Makes Him So Good

A little over 90 games into his NBA career, Luka Doncic has soared past even the most outlandish expectations for him. After winning the Rookie of ...

The Complete Basketball Dynamic Warm-Up

This article will feature five different phases of a dynamic warm-up that should be incorporated into a successful warm-up for basketball. The dyna...

The NBA Is Considering a Short Season. Here's Why it Makes Sense

"Load Management." The Toronto Raptors and Kawhi Leonard should take a page from Pat Riley's book and trademark this term, as they took it from an ...

How to Build a New-School Basketball Warm-Up

Like an insatiable forest fire, the metaphorical inferno of debate over dynamic and static stretching has raged on in coaching circles for far too lon...

Why Your Big Vertical Jump Isn't Showing Up During Games

Being able to jump higher is an offseason goal for many athletes. Who wouldn't want to have the bounce to throw down a thunderous dunk or to score ...

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