Viewing: Youth Development

Malik Newman (Callaway H.S./Jackson, Miss.) took home Tournament MVP as the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team won gold at the FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in August. Newman's message to youth basketball players: focus on the basics and always have fun playing the game.

Legendary youth basketball coach Don Showalter believes that too much emphasis might be placed on actually playing the games. Skill development, he says, is critical for young players to work on before they start getting into game action.

Even NBA players can benefit from good coaching! Here, Men's National Team assistant coach Monty Williams helps Andre Drummond improve his game with some tips that anyone can use.

Derrick Rose tok a break from Men's National Team practice to talk about how anyone can work on improving their shot.

With a nod to legendary player George Mikan, Kyrie Irving demonstrates a good way to practice layups.

Sue Phillips, head coach of the USA Basketball Women's U17 team that won gold at the FIBA 2014 U17 World Championship in July, talks about what she loves about basketball and how she brings out the best in her players.

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

With the help of Kenneth Faried and Greg Monroe, Coach Don Showalter demonstrates the fundamentals of rebounding.

The 'Tips, Skills, Drills' series continues with a lesson on the Pick and Roll from P.J. Carlesimo, with help from NBA stars Paul George, Anthony Davis and Kyrie Irving.

With the help of Paul George, Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis, Andre Drummond, and Mike Conley, Coach PJ Carlesimo demonstrates the Pick and Roll.