Category: BB Reads

Three Things Your Better Know As A Young Player

Three Things Your Better Know As A Young Player

Every so often we need to make sure that you understand that there are three components of offensive basketball, shooting, passing and dribbling. But when do use them as a basketball player? Basketball players better know how to do all of these. The belief is that any time your open, within your shooting range, you […]

Be Coachable

Be Coachable

This summer I’ve spent a lot of time in work out facilities watching the next generation of athletes prepare for the upcoming season. Before the summer started, I would have bet that the players are different in that they don’t work hard. What I’ve found is that the parents are different, especially as it comes […]

Play With Toughness

Play With Toughness

The toughness of an athlete is what matters most in sport. Most coaches and recruiters will tell you that. That level of toughness is what helps teams win in basketball. So, what is toughness in basketball exactly? The first commonality is the most obvious and that is the physical toughness. Both played a brand of […]

Defend Effectively In Basketball

Defend Effectively In Basketball

Fair or not, recruitable basketball players are being identified earlier than ever before. The RUN Sports basketball recruiting service, like many others, identifies boys and girls who can play at a high level. Almost all these services cater to the players who excel on the offensive side of the ball. Most basketball trainers, grass roots, some college and professional coaches […]

Basketball Play Off Of The Bounce

Basketball Play Off Of The Bounce

We’ve talked about having a GO-move series (triple threat) and its importance. I want to go further in depth about the dribble portion 1/3 of the triple threat. There are only two ways to score in offensive basketball; catch and off the bounce (starting with dribbling the ball to attack). Dribbling the ball comes easy for some, especially smaller […]

Passing Greatness

Passing Greatness

Watching the Eastern Conference finals game 3 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics and listening to LeBron James post game press conference about his passing brought back memories. It brought back memories of when I realised that LeBron wasn’t a regular 6’3 basketball player. It reminded me of when I first witnessed a […]