Tips, Skills and Drills: Passing

  • Date:
    Jan 6, 2015
  • Duration:
    02:54

With the help of Klay Thompson and Ryan Anderson, Coach John Calipari demonstrates the fundamentals of passing a basketball.

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    Apr 29, 2016

Here's a drill named for one of the greatest basketball players who ever lived -- George Mikan. While it certainly is meant to improve a player's layup skills, the Mikan Drill also helps develop rhythm, timing for rebounding, and scoring in the paint.

  • Date:
    Apr 20, 2016

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  • Date:
    Apr 5, 2016

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A high school coach for 42 years and a seven-time USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year award winner, Don Showalter will join the USA Basketball Youth Division as the Director of Coach Development.

The 2016 USA Basketball Showcase presented by Verizon will feature the USA Basketball Men’s National Team playing five domestic exhibition games and conducting training camps in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Oakland, Chicago and Houston, USA Basketball announced today.  Tickets for the USA...

  • Date:
    Apr 15, 2016

When guarding an opponent who is advancing the ball up the court, do the following: pick-up, lead, and influence. Picking Up As the dribbler approaches, make sure that you are moving at the same speed and in the same general direction. If the dribbler is moving much faster than you, there is little...

  • Author:
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  • Date:
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