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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...

By: Andy Haley

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...

By: Brandon Hall

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....

By: Mitch Gill

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...

By: Brandon Hall

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...

By: Brandon Hall

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...

By: Kyle Ohman

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...

By: Brandon Hall

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...

By: Brandon Hall

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...

By: Brandon Hall

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...

By: Dave Schmitz

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