Going up for a rebound is one thing; knowing what to do with it is another. This drill will help players pull down a rebound and pass it off to a teammate as quickly as possible.

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USA national team gold medalists Tamika Catchings​ and Kyrie Irving​ help share USA Basketball's commitment to growing and elevating the game of basketball through youth development national standards, coach licensing and SafeSport in this new 30-second promotional spot. Find more information about coach licensing, organization accreditation and the USA Basketball Youth Development Guidebook at usab.com/joinus.

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