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The Benefits of Practicing with a Weighted Basketball [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

A weighted basketball, sometimes called a heavy ball, is a basketball that is regulation size (29.50 inches in circumference) but weighs 3 pounds...... Continue

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

by WBCA on

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

Dribbling - Full-Court Zig Zag Drill [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

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

Fist Motion Delay [ARTICLE]

by NABC on

While it would be great if every game afforded coaches the luxury of superior talent, many head coaches face rebuilding programs, low-budget/low-endowment situations, or conference rivals who have strong traditions and...... Continue

Guard to Forward Passing Patterns [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

GUARD-TO-FORWARD-PASS-PATTERN - Focus: All-purpose offense, guard-to-forward pass pattern. Procedure: Players begin on the half court. Follow these...... Continue

5 Things Every Basketball Point Guard Should Know [ARTICLE]

by Basketball HQ on

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

3 Scoring Plays From the Backcourt [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Scoring off a play from the backcourt against pressure late in the fourth quarter is challenging. Specifically, getting the ball inbounds in this situation can be a problem for teams at all levels. To be successful, players who inbound the...... Continue

Guard-Oriented Attack [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

This set begins in a balanced format with the two guards (01 and 02) above the three-point line approximately 20 feet (6 m) apart. Two forwards (03 and 04) should set up at the free-throw line extended and...... Continue

Elizabethtown College – Flex Offense [ARTICLE]

by Elizabethtown College Athletics on

Over the years the Flex offense has fluctuated in popularity among both high school and college coaches. We at Elizabethtown College have run the flex with a great deal of success for the past twenty-one years. As a head high school coach for...... Continue

Drills to Create the Ultimate Basketball Crossover [ARTICLE]

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The crossover is the Swiss army knife of basketball moves. It's effective against every kind of defender. A great crossover can break ankles at every level, from middle school to the NBA. One of the most memorable ankle-breaking moves in the last...... Continue