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The Tips, Skills, Drills series continues with a lesson on the pick-and-roll from P.J. Carlesimo, with help from USA Basketball stars Paul George, Anthony Davis and Kyrie Irving.

  • Author:
    Rick Torbett
  • Date:
    Jan 22, 2019

Breaking down game film to chart turnovers can give coaches at all levels a great way to find correctible errors.

  • Date:
    Oct 12, 2015

When coming off a screen, you don't need to be in a rush to make a play. Here's how to handle the situation.

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....

  • Date:
    Jul 18, 2014

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...

  • 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 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...

  • Author:
    By Jeff Haefner
  • Date:
    Oct 20, 2010

A point guard needs great passing skills. One of the most important skills involves feeding the post and getting the ball to your inside players. To build up this skill, start with this simple basketball drill . Have a coach above the top of the key with a ball; your point guard, defended, on the...

  • Author:
    By Joe Haefner
  • Date:
    Jun 8, 2010

In today's dribble drive world, players can often undervalue the effectiveness of the pass. If you are having problems with dribbling the ball too much, breaking pressure, or just need to improve overall team passing, here are two great drills that are sure to help! 3-on-3, No Dribble This is...

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