Just Hoop

Just Hoop

Just Hoop has to be the mantra of all inspiring basketball players out there. There must be a present mindset of no excuses and getting better. Excuses are easy to make but that’s to be left for the weak-minded. An aura of positivity, improvement, and determination must be encompassed. There are always opportunities to get

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Kawhi Leonard Hustle Basketball

Know the difference between fake hustle and good hustle in basketball

Not all hustle is good hustle. There’s a fine line that separates good hustle from what I like to call fake hustle. It’s very easy to get those two things misconstrued but it’s very important as a player and as a fan to understand where the two part ways. Hustle is defined as (via Merriam-Webster):

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LeBron James Basketball

Accountability is a key trait in becoming a great basketball player

Accountability goes a long way in basketball. It’s a trait that can transition a player into a leader. It’s something that’s needed when a team is looking to contend at the championship level. It’s always easy to point the blame at someone else and critique what they did or didn’t do. But when a player

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Klay Thompson Basketball

Basketball shooting tips to remember when practicing

As I was walking off the basketball court the other morning, I had a young kid ask me, “what drills do I do to work on my shot?” While the question threw me off guard, I proceeded to give him the best advice I could. It was a great a question which inspired me to

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Kobe Bryant Basketball

Understanding purpose is important in basketball

Similar to life, every aspect of basketball has a purpose. As we play the game and go through the motions it might not be something that crosses our mind but indeed there’s a reason behind everything we do on a basketball court. From a specific move to practicing to playing pick-up, to warming up for

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CJ McCollum basketball

Basketball Tip: Keep a hesitation in your back pocket

The hesitation is one of those moves that I believe doesn’t get enough credit in the game of basketball. We yell and holler when we see an ankle breaking crossover but a hesitation is just as embarrassing. There are multiple ways to perform a hesitation but they all share the same purpose, and that purpose

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Jamal Crawford

Inside the Move: Jamal Crawford Special

An in-depth look at the Society’s Move of the Week After a short hiatus, Inside the Move is back with a move that can add a bit of flash to your game. This week we look at what we’re calling the Jamal Crawford special which is a move that he has made a lot of defenders

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Mid-Range Monday: LaMarcus Aldridge

With the three ball being so popular and analytics telling you the mid-range jumper is a bad shot, the mid-range game is nearly extinct so the Basketball Society will be bringing you “Mid-Range Mondays” where we highlight players who perfected operating in the mid-range area. Check out last week’s edition that featured Tim Duncan! LaMarcus

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Basketball Society Postgame Playlist on Spotify

Last summer, we here at Basketball Society compiled a pregame playlist for people to sift through to get them amped for whatever was they needed an extra boost for.  This year, we decided to provide you guys with a postgame playlist, one that was curated by yours truly. After playing ball, or completing any type

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Mid-Range Monday: Tim Duncan

With the three ball being so popular and analytics telling you the mid-range jumper is a bad shot, the mid-range game is nearly extinct so the Basketball Society will be bringing you “Mid-Range Mondays” where we highlight players who perfected operating in the mid-range area. Check out last week’s edition that featured Dirk Nowitzki! This

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