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10 Ways to Improve Your Basketball Tryout Chances

Basketball tryouts can be a stressful time. You want to play your best and prove that you deserve a spot on the team but there is only a short period of...

The 7 Biggest 'Freaks' of the 2018 College Basketball Season

College basketball is being invaded by freaks. Their wingspans seem to stretch from sideline to sideline. Their vertical jumps seem capable of clea...

3 Invaluable Tips From the NBA's Leading Mental Skills Coach

There's no room for fragile egos in the NBA. One night, you're riding high after a strong performance in a big victory. The very next, you're getti...

A Mysterious Injury Forced LeBron to Change His Shot, Now He's on Pace For His Best Shooting Season Ever

A mysterious swollen right elbow might fuel LeBron James to the best shooting season of his 15-year NBA career. The Cleveland Cavaliers star is cur...

Why Resistance Bands Are Perfect Strength Training Tools for Women's Basketball Teams

There are several challenges, especially during the season, that come along with women's basketball strength training at the high school or collegiate...

Prevent ACL Injuries in Women's Basketball with a Two-Step Deceleration Drill

There are several reasons why a female basketball player has a 50 percent greater likelihood of suffering a non-contact Anterior Cruciate Ligament (AC...

Use the Veer Dribble to Get More Buckets in Transition Offense

Transition Scoring Transition Offense is a must have for all teams at every level, but players must possess a variety of scoring moves to set their...

LeBron Performed a VersaClimber Workout Immediately After His Near Triple-Double

Despite nursing a sore left ankle, LeBron James was his usual dominant self during the Cleveland Cavaliers' season-opening victory over the Boston Cel...

The Ultimate 4-Week Preseason Basketball Workout

According to Tim DiFrancesco, owner of TD Athletes' Edge and former head strength coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, a preseason basketball workout pro...

The Strange Technique Change That Made Otto Porter One of The NBA's Best Three-Point Shooters

Otto Porter is now a $100 million man. The 24-year-old forward signed a four-year, $106 million contract with the Washington Wizards in July. One r...

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