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Dirk Nowitzki's Trainer Roasting Him for Being Old Is Everything

Whenever Dirk Nowitzki leaves us and the great game of basketball behind, it will be a tragedy. Not only is the 19-year veteran still an absolute ...

Minutes After a Game 7 Loss, Victor Oladipo Texted His Trainer to Start Working Out Again

The 2017-2018 NBA season was a coming out party of sorts for Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo. After toiling away in Orlando for the early part...

Become Unstoppable in Transition With the Misdirection Crossover

When attacking in transition, a quick misdirection fake can be a valuable tool for freezing your defender and giving you a clear path to the hoop. ...

Boban Marjanovic Is the Tallest Human on Earth

You're probably aware by now that Los Angeles Clippers center Boban Marjanovic is tall. At 7-foot-3, the Serbian big man looms over everyone on th...

LeBron James Could Play all 82 Regular-Season Games for the First Time in His Career

It's almost unfathomable to think that LeBron James, perhaps the most indestructible player the NBA has ever seen, has never played all 82 regular...

Improve Your Crossover Step to Become a More Explosive Basketball Player

If you're a basketball player and you're not working on your crossover step, you're missing out. A crossover step simply refers to "crossing" one l...

3 Keys for Developing a Fast First Step in Basketball

"He has a quick first step!" You hear it all the time from coaches who've just watched their defense get burnt to a crisp. Having an unstoppable fi...

2 Lunge Exercises That Will Make You a Better Basketball Player

All exercises can be divided into two categories: bilateral (where both sides perform equal work) and unilateral (where more pressure is put on one si...

Scoring the Basketball: 4 Keys to Sinking More Floaters

As basketball has evolved, the floater has become a lethal weapon in the paint for players of all sizes and positions. There are three basic types ...

Play Your Best With This 3-Exercise Basketball Warm-Up

For as much time and energy basketball players put into honing their games, few realize the impact a proper warm-up can have on their performance. ...

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