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  • Date:
    Oct 25, 2015

Here's a drill that your players can work on as a team.

  • Author:
    Rick Torbett
  • Date:
    Sep 17, 2015

Breaking down game film (especially in the offseason) is a great way to chart trends, find correctible errors, and generally understand your team on a more intimate level – there are just some things that you can’t accurately judge (or see for that matter) in the heat of the game....

Here are several examples of screens your teams can run.

  • Author:
    By Joe Haefner
  • Date:
    Apr 28, 2015

When teaching skills, I'm a big believer in developing confidence and mentality. That's why at our Attack and Counter clinics, you will hear phrases such as: Think shot. Get balanced. Then attack immediately. Do what you're good at. Do what you want to do. Not what your defender wants you to do....

When it comes to youth basketball coaches, it would be pretty tough to find one who deserves the title “expert” more than Don Showalter . A five-time gold-medal winner with USA Basketball and head coach of the USA Developmental National Team program since 2009, Showalter is back in 2014...

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.

  • Author:
    By Joe Haefner
  • Date:
    Aug 1, 2011

Want to score more points against zone defense? Here are three really simple yet effective strategies that every coach should consider. These strategies work against all types of zone defenses and will help you score more points: Strategy No. 1: Put Your Best Ball-Handler in the Middle I picked up...

  • Author:
    By Vic Pruden,
  • Date:
    Jun 27, 2011

There are two parts to the back door play option, the cut and the pass. At the moment a defender denies the passing lane to a player in a perimeter or high post position, that player executes a back door cut to the hoop. At the same moment, the player with the ball executes the pass, so that the...

  • Author:
    By Jeff Haefner
  • Date:
    Jun 15, 2011

Point guards definitely need to know how to use various on-ball screens. Repeating basic pick-and-roll drills from various angles and areas of the basketball court is a great way to develop this competency. A basic pick-and-roll drill that you can use for this purpose is to give your point guard...

  • Author:
    By Paul Tayyar
  • Date:
    Jun 13, 2011

The four-corner offense is designed to successfully run time off the clock in a close game. Classically, it is used in the final minutes of the fourth quarter, when a team has a small lead and wants to use the game clock as an ally. The strength of this offense rests on its ability to, if run...

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