Tips, Skills and Drills: Passing

  • Date:
    Mar 27, 2014
  • 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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  • Author:
    Jeff Haefner
  • Date:
    Dec 18, 2014

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