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Why Youth Basketball Players Shouldn't Practice Shooting From Steph Curry Range

The world has never seen a shooter like Steph Curry. The two-time NBA MVP can confidently pull the trigger anytime he crosses half court. While mos...

Why Smaller Basketballs and Lower Hoops Are Crucial for Young Players

A kid picks up a sport. Their parents rush to put them on a plan that will culminate with a coveted full-ride scholarship offer by age 18. Sudde...

How to Change Your Basketball Body Language for the Better

You don't have to speak to send a message. While there's no section for it in the box score, body language can have a huge impact on an athlete's p...

Why USA Basketball Wants Youth Coaches to Stop Using Zone Defenses

Zone defenses don't develop great defenders. That's why USA Basketball recently recommended zone defenses be avoided for youth players between the ...

5 Steps to Becoming a Better Finisher Around The Rim

Finishing around the basket. Consistently converting on your close-range opportunities can help you fill up the stat sheet in a hurry and open thin...