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How to Master the Basketball Jab Step

For most young basketball players, the ability to leave a defender in the dust is a performance goal. But few are fast and agile enough to blow by ...

5 Steps to Becoming a Better Finisher Around The Rim

Finishing around the basket. Consistently converting on your close-range opportunities can help you fill up the stat sheet in a hurry and open thin...

3 Surefire Methods for Increasing Your Shooting Percentage

You already know how to shoot. You've mastered your basic form and have gotten comfortable with utilizing it during games. But your shooting percen...

Getting Into the Boxing Ring Against Giannis Antetokounmpo Looks Like a Nightmare

Giannis Antetokounmpo is having himself an offseason. First there was the revelation that the Milwaukee Bucks star looks as swoll as he has his en...

Giannis Antetokounmpo is Looking Mighty Jacked

You wouldn't call Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo "skinny," not in the way you'd refer to, say, Kevin Durant's build, but the Greece na...

Here's LeBron James Jr. Dunking for the Very First Time

In a recent video hosted by the media platform, Uninterrupted, that he helped create, LeBron James expressed regret over naming his oldest child a...

How Treadmills Helped West Virginia Basketball Build Their Terrorizing Press Defense

West Virginia basketball is known for suffocating defense. In recent years, the Mountaineers have utilized an aggressive press defense that sees th...

Why Simply 'Getting Shots Up' Isn't Enough to Make You a Better Shooter

It's been my experience that most basketball players are really good shooters in their driveways or when they are alone at the neighborhood court. How...

LeBron James Gets a Workout in for the First Time as a Member of the Lakers

After finally putting pen to paper on Monday and officially signing his four-year, $135 million deal with Los Angeles, LeBron James is officially ...

How Basketball Players Can Improve Their On-Court Decision-Making Skills

Decision-making is a skill that consists of reaction and the ability to read the situation. One thing I notice when working with young basketball p...

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