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LeBron's Secret to Being Better Than Ever in Season 15? Superhuman Core Strength

With his recent play, 33-year-old LeBron James has ascended to yet another level of basketball greatness. He may soon find himself in a stratosphere w...

LeBron James Thinks This Class of NBA Rookies Is the Best Since 2003

By now, the NBA rookie class of 2003 is famous. LeBron James went No. 1 overall. Carmelo Anthony went third. Chris Bosh went fourth, with Dwyane W...

Add LeBron James's Son to the List of People Talking Smack to Drake

It's been a tough playoff series for Toronto's prodigal son. Aubrey Graham, better known as Drake, was feeling himself as his No. 1-seeded Rapt...

Kobe Bryant Thinks Ben Simmons Needs to Rebuild His Jump Shot

Ben Simmons is having a miserable time playing the Boston Celtics. His Philadelphia 76ers find themselves down 3-0 to the boys in green in their s...

A Late-Night Text From Draymond Green Powered Kevin Durant's Game 4 Explosion

Athletes find motivation in a myriad of ways. LeBron James reads The Godfather.Donovan Mitchell stirs up beef over Rookie of the Year. And Kevin D...

4 Tips for Building a Better Basketball IQ

Quick—what makes a good basketball player? While you probably began thinking of traits like accurate shooting, effective ball handling, good rebo...

The 5 Nutrition Habits of Explosive Basketball Players

Basketball players: One of the major factors that determine whether you'll become a good player or a great one is your diet. The proof is in the ph...

Dirk Nowitzki's Trainer Roasting Him for Being Old Is Everything

Whenever Dirk Nowitzki leaves us and the great game of basketball behind, it will be a tragedy. Not only is the 19-year veteran still an absolute ...

Minutes After a Game 7 Loss, Victor Oladipo Texted His Trainer to Start Working Out Again

The 2017-2018 NBA season was a coming out party of sorts for Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo. After toiling away in Orlando for the early part...

2 Brutal Basketball Conditioning Drills to Get in Shape Fast

To be in shape for games, basketball players must condition themselves for long-lasting endurance. (See Three Ways to Get in Basketball Shape.) This...

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