44 Traits of Great Players

I have spent a ton of time, up close and personal, observing truly great players – guys like LeBron, KD, CP3 and Stephen Curry. Below is a list of the

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16 Rules for Basketball Parents

As both a coach and a father, I want to offer my 16 Rules for Basketball Parents: Parents… you must embrace the fact that this is your child’s journey –

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The Complete Player Pyramid

You build a complete basketball player the way you build a pyramid. It doesn’t matter how athletic a player is, if they aren’t skilled, they won’t be very good. It

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Purpose [pur-puhs] Noun: the reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal. determination; resoluteness. Verb (used with object) to set as an

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Basketball Players: How to Gain Weight

One question we are asked all the time by players is, “How can I gain weight this off-season?” We think it is equally important for coaches to know this simple

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I realize that a small percentage of high school programs across the country are fortunate enough to still be playing… and in the hunt for a conference, district or state

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With the exception of the teams still pursuing a state championship, most high school teams across the country have completed their seasons. In the past two weeks alone I have

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Player Development is Not a Circus

The game of basketball is something I absolutely love, cherish, and see heading down a scary path. Basketball is at an all-time high in terms of popularity and growth around the

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March 3: Look in the Mirror – Part 2

NOTE: this is a follow-up post to Look in the Mirror (Part 1). Most people postpone personal development in November and December and wait to make New Year’s Resolutions. Most players

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Look in the Mirror – Part 1

It’s the 1st week of February.  Have you stuck with the New Year’s resolutions you so confidently set for yourself about a month ago?  If you are being honest with yourself, you probably haven’t.  Statistics

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