Stephen Curry Basketball Training

Basketball is more than personal training

It seems that basketball training has become a hot commodity over the last couple of years. While it’s something that’s not new, sharing and displaying workouts via social media has been the new thing. We’ve seen trainers get very innovative making players perform new moves to try and expand their game. Some of it I

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An inside look at the proposed 1-16 playoff seeding for the 2018 NBA Playoffs

Throughout the years of the NBA Playoffs, we’ve grown accustomed to the 1 through 8 seeding in each conference. However, with the recent balance of power shifting West, individuals have grown weary of the current format. Instead, they’d like to see the “best” two teams meet in The Finals as opposed to earlier in the

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Paul George Shooting Basketball

Confidence is highly important when it comes to shooting the basketball

When we discuss shooting and the best shooters in the game, we always discuss the mechanics: their shooting form, balance and how they get their shots off. What we don’t discuss is the mental side of shooting and confidence. They’re both equally important. This season we’ve seen a few cases that show why confidence is

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Zotime and Kobe’s jersey retirement

  The Lakers start training camp in roughly two weeks, what is the one thing you look forward to seeing the most as the season draws near? Allen: Two things I’m looking are obviously Lonzo Ball but also the evolution of Brandon Ingram. Ball looked great in Summer League but with all of the pressure

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Carmelo Anthony

Hoodie Melo: The Legend of Carmelo Anthony

And the newest candidate for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame is…Hoodie Melo! The summer of 2017 could very well be the highest and lowest points of Carmelo Anthony’s career. On one hand, he refuses to waive his no-trade clause except for one team with no assets. On the other hand, the legend of Hoodie

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Kawhi Leonard and Gregg Popovich NBA coachability

Coachability in great players is an underrated trait

Having an open mind and a coachable mentality can take a young player’s talent to new heights. Taking in information from coaches, players, and veterans of the game can increase the IQ of a player immensely. In addition, it can turn a player into a leader. Not everyone is born a leader or meant to

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Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry Basketball

Basketball is supposed to be fun

James Naismith created basketball to keep his students busy. It was a game that was created to be fun. It started as a game of throwing rocks but it evolved into shooting a ball into a basket. Most of us that play the sport, do it because we enjoy it. However, often we forget at

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Basketball Journeys Q&A: Coach Eric Johnson

Every basketball lifer has their own unique journey. Basketball Journeys focuses on capturing and unpacking the stories of players, coaches, and lifers who have experienced the impact of their dedication to the game over time. Our founder Martin Soaries talked with our brother Eric Johnson, Associate Head Coach at Georgetown Preparatory School and Assistant Coach for

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The Dunking Community: Elevating Together

by Cameron Fields Twitter: @CameronFields_ As Jordan Kilganon prepared to do his final dunk for “The Dunk King,” the other dunkers watched on the baseline. A few others were off to the side. Kilganon was about to perform something original. The idea for the dunk came from Isaiah Rivera, a 19-year-old pro dunker from the

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Knicks Notes: Trade Talks and Draft Picks

The Now How did we get here? Well, after a super disappointing season, we followed it up with more trade talk surrounding TWO of our best players. Kristaps Porzingis is now reportedly in the mix. A move of this magnitude would sum up the history of the organization. It would be the epitome of a

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