• Date:
    Oct 21, 2014

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Roundup: Last night in Columbus, @KyrieIrving (28/7) & @DRose (30/5) put on a show! http://t.co/GFnxJBrYN7 pic.twitter.com/4imRq2LmQk — NBA (@NBA) October 21, 2014 Just...

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  • Date:
    Oct 21, 2014

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Roundup: Last night in Columbus, @KyrieIrving (28/7) & @DRose (30/5) put on a show! http://t.co/GFnxJBrYN7 pic.twitter.com/4imRq2LmQk — NBA (@NBA) October 21, 2014 Just...

For someone who is so dedicated to teaching, Sue Phillips still puts a high regard on learning. Why else would she have spent what little free time she had this summer writing school papers? Phillips, who is entering her 22 nd season as head basketball coach at Archbishop Mitty High School in San...

• VIDEO: Showalter On Skill Development Don Showalter has led USA Basketball junior squads to gold six times in the last six years and compiled a sterling 38-0 overall record. As a high school coach since 1976, he has won over 580 games. He took over as head coach at Iowa City High School in...

  • Date:
    Oct 21, 2014

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Roundup: Last night in Columbus, @KyrieIrving (28/7) & @DRose (30/5) put on a show! http://t.co/GFnxJBrYN7 pic.twitter.com/4imRq2LmQk — NBA (@NBA) October 21, 2014 Just...

For someone who is so dedicated to teaching, Sue Phillips still puts a high regard on learning. Why else would she have spent what little free time she had this summer writing school papers? Phillips, who is entering her 22 nd season as head basketball coach at Archbishop Mitty High School in San...

• VIDEO: Showalter On Skill Development Don Showalter has led USA Basketball junior squads to gold six times in the last six years and compiled a sterling 38-0 overall record. As a high school coach since 1976, he has won over 580 games. He took over as head coach at Iowa City High School in...

Players must prepare mentally and physically before taking the court.

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  • Author:
    Alan Stein
  • Date:
    Oct 16, 2014

With summer over and school in full swing, you still have several weeks before your first official practice. If you haven't been doing anything to prepare for this coming season, you better get started! It is crucial you are doing everything possible to get in great basketball shape. Whether you...

Coaching with the help of USA Basketball.

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Anticipate First Meeting with the Parents It's a great idea to get all of the team parents together so that you can walk through your coaching philosophy, your plans for the year, administrative issues/opportunities, and other plans. Prepare an agenda and consider doing an icebreaker where everyone...

USA Basketball’s first-ever Girls Regional Skills Development Camp will be held Oct. 17-19 in Romeoville, Illinois, and is open to any female basketball player currently in 8th through 12th grade.

  • Date:
    Oct 15, 2014

Each week on USAB.com, we will check in with our social channels to see what’s happening around the USA Basketball universe. This week’s roundup: Speedy Recovery @KDTrey5 🙏 — Andre Drummond (@AndreDrummondd) October 13, 2014 USA Men’s National Team member  Andre...

When Don Showalter led the USA Basketball Men’s U17 Team to gold at the 2014 FIBA World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates , in August, it marked the sixth title in the last six summers for a Showalter-coached USA team. With more than 40 years of experience as a high school coach,...

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  • Author:
    Sharon Fanning
  • Date:
    Oct 13, 2014

The following 45-minute workout should be preformed three days a week. Developing confidence, coordination, strength, timing, and stamina is the athlete's main focus throughout the workout. I. Defensive Slides/Three minutes - (width of free throw line) three sets: 30 seconds on/off (27 is great)...

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  • Author:
    Alan Stein
  • Date:
    Oct 10, 2014

Building strength often means keeping your muscles guessing. If you're looking for new ways to improve your fitness for basketball, here is a video of 18 seldom-used strength exercises that work.