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How NBA Forward Otto Porter Got Hooked On 'Call of Duty'

Maybe it's the competition. Maybe it's the requirement for quick-twitch reflexes. Whatever the reason, this much is sure—professional athletes...

Become a Better High School Basketball Coach With Tips from a L.A. Lakers Assistant Coach

In this video, Mark Madsen, Los Angeles Lakers Assistant, provides 3 tips for high school basketball coaches: Stick To The Schedule – Give your...

Majok Deng Grew Up in Worn-Torn South Sudan. Now He's Preparing to Play Division-1 Basketball.

We arrived at a suburban Phoenix high school on a steamy summer morning in Arizona to begin our video shoot with Majok Deng (pronounced Ma-Juke), one ...

Jahlil Okafor Went Vegan to Heal His Achy Knees, Has Already Lost 20 Pounds

If Jahlil Okafor can kick the injury bug, he has the potential to be something special. The 21-year-old big man has dealt with knee issues ever sin...

How to Score More Baskets Off a Pin Down Screen

Basketball is evolving to be a sport to the elite athlete, but never forget that brains will always beat brawn. As players continue to work on their...

How Megan Walker Earned The Right to Become UConn Basketball's Next Superstar

UConn freshman Megan Walker has had a target on her back for years. Ever since she was named the top women's basketball recruit in the class of 201...

How D'Angelo Russell Got Addicted to Hard Work

D'Angelo Russell still has an entire NBA career ahead of him. It may feel like Russell's been in the league for a while now, but it's only been two...

Why Zach Collins Became a Lottery Pick After Averaging Just 10 Points Per Game at Gonzaga

When you first glance at Zach Collins' numbers from his lone season at Gonzaga, you might be a bit confused as to why he went 10th overall in the 2017...

These Three Words Helped Ben Simmons Stay Focused During His Rehab

It's been 455 days since the Philadelphia 76ers made Ben Simmons the No. 1 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. He has yet to play a single minute. Last ...

How Going Vegan Propelled NBA Veteran Wilson Chandler to His Best Season Ever

Wilson Chandler knew he needed to do something different. After being told he'd miss the entire 2015-2016 NBA season with a hip injury, a frighteni...

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