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Three Player Screening Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

The following three-player drills continue to focus on ball handling, passing, and shooting layups. These drills also highlight proper screening techniques, which are often overlooked. Players must learn these screening... ... Continue

Finishing the Season Strong [ARTICLE]

by Basketball HQ on

With conference tournaments ramping up across the country, many coaches are trying to figure out the right way to get their respective teams to finish the season as strong as possible. This time of the year can be a grind and every team is...... Continue

Why Basketball 1-on-1 Drills Are Ruining Your Game [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

Pop quiz. What's the quickest way to get better? Practice, right? The more repetitions you get, the faster you improve. But is that really true? Can you really become the next Steph Curry by shooting 2,000 shots every night...... Continue

5 Things Every Basketball Point Guard Should Know [ARTICLE]

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Playing the point guard position in basketball comes with a lot of responsibilities. The position comes with an added role of leadership and being able to get the team organized on the offensive and defensive...... Continue

Continuation Passing Drill [ARTICLE]

by NABC on

Our drills at Dalton State are designed for us to specifically work on fundamentals that we actually use in games. We feel it is vital for every player to maximize their strengths and minimize their weaknesses. However, with...... Continue

Defending Cross Screens [ARTICLE]

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The cross screen occurs when a small guard screens for a big center or power forward low on opposite blocks. Both NBA finalists used this offensive set: Miami had Bibby screening for James, and Dallas had Kidd and others screening...... Continue

10 Keys to Team Defense [ARTICLE]

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1. Communication: Communicate on Defense – Talk through exchanges and offensive actions. – Discourage the offense with loud communication. – Stay engaged the entire play with communication....... Continue

5 Ways to be a Great Teammate [ARTICLE]

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It seems that in today's game with younger players, there is this misconception about what a great teammate looks like. There is this idea that you are either a great teammate or a great player, and it is up to the bench players or the role...... Continue

10 Keys to Setting and Defending Screens [ARTICLE]

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The goal of any good offense is to constantly look for ways to put the defense in a disadvantage situation where decisions have to be made. One of the easiest ways to quickly get an advantage, or a 2 on 1 situation is by setting a...... Continue

Timeouts and Bench Procedure [ARTICLE]

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The bench must be totally engaged and into the game (mentally and physically). Lack of engagement is a clear indicator to the coach that the player is more concerned with themselves than the team. Being engaged sends a message to the coaches...... Continue

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