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Why Lonzo Ball's Shooting Struggles May Have Nothing to Do With His Unorthodox Form

Ever since Lonzo Ball burst onto the scene as a freshman at UCLA, much was made about the way he shot the basketball. Though people expected his great...

How Perimeter Players Can Use a Size Advantage With the 'Barkley' Move

As a forward or a big guard (or even a post player who may find themselves on the perimeter), you're going to have situations in which your defender i...

How Trae Young's Brutal High School Workouts Prepared Him to Set College Basketball on Fire

Trae Young is becoming a household name with the numbers and highlights he's been putting up so far this season. The University of Oklahoma's freshman...

4 Shooting Machine Tips for Young Basketball Players

"The Gun" by Shoot-A-Way is a shooting machine that has revolutionized the way basketball players train on their own. The machines can be found in gym...

LeBron, Soon to Be 33 Years Old, Claims 'This is the Best I've Felt in My Career'

LeBron James is in the 15th season of his professional career. On Dec. 30, he'll turn 33 years old. Yet even after logging 42,431 NBA minutes to...

2017 STACK Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us. That means it's time to gear up with the latest and greatest products that will improve your workouts, help you tak...

Luke Walton Is Now Requiring Lakers Players to Make 100 3-Pointers After Every Practice

The Los Angeles Lakers are tossing up a whole lot of bricks right now. As a team, the Lakers are shooting 28.8% from 3-point range—by far the low...

4 Vertical Jump Training Mistakes

Sports are decided by a split-second or a couple inches and what separates elite athletes from the rest of the pack is their explosiveness....

The NBA's Vegan Revolution: Why so Many Players Embrace a Plant-Based Diet

Once upon a time, the idea of veganism catching on among the NBA elite would've seemed all but impossible. Call it a generational disconnect. Charl...

Victor Oladipo Got in Insane Shape This Summer, Now He's Playing Like a Superstar

Victor Oladipo 2.0 has arrived. The 25-year-old Indiana Pacers guard has been on a warpath this season, averaging 23.4 points per game and shooting...

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