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How to Be an Effective Basketball Scorer Without Shooting 3-Pointers [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

As basketball has progressed, the 3-point line has become the predominant factor in dictating the direction the game is now headed. Just take a look...... Continue

Seven Rules on Defending the Dribble Drive [ARTICLE]

by National Association of Basketball Coaches on

Being able to defend the dribble drive in today's game is critical for every team's success. Effectively containing the dribble will help eliminate your...... Continue

End Game Vs. Man or Zone - "Gun" [ARTICLE]

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It's the end of the game. You are behind one, two or three points with no time outs. The play must work vs. man or zone. The following play will work in...... Continue

Characteristics of a Loyal Assistant Coach [ARTICLE]

by Basketball HQ on

Working for Wes Moore for the past seven years, alongside Nikki West who has worked for him for the past ten years, I have...... Continue

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

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Betchart, who has a Master's degree in sports psychology, is a mental skills coach. He's helped many young stars transition...... Continue

Building up Man to Man Defense [ARTICLE]

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At Georgia Southern we start our defensive buildup with individual technique. The very first thing taught for each...... Continue

5 on 4 Scramble [ARTICLE]

by National Association of Basketball Coaches on

We use 5 on 4 Scramble with a 15-second shot clock to work on long recovery closeouts driving shooters off the arc; to alert help defenders...... Continue

Defending the Cross Screen - Screen the Screener Sets [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Focus: Execution, communication, and techniques versus cross-screen, screen-the screener sets. Procedure: When offensive teams see the defense...... Continue

Using an Off-Ball Screen [ARTICLE]

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When executed the right way, an off-ball screen can create enough space for an offensive player to get an open shot or layup, making it a very effective... ... Continue

Dribbling - Full-Court Zig Zag Drill [ARTICLE]

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Setup: Use one basketball and one player. The player starts on the baseline with the ball. Execution: 1. The player takes two dribbles to the right...... Continue

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