Lebron James versus Michael Jordan

Who is the better overall player? This has been speculated, deliberated, and contemplated by many people. Though it’s not practical or fair to compare the two greats because of the time change and different eras they were in, the debate lingers.

 

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Why Steph Curry Is Not Athletic

Stephen Curry had somewhat of a Cinderella season. His team had the best regular season record in the NBA and he was the regular season MVP. His teammate Klay Thompson scored 37 points in only one quarter, which is now an NBA record. This much success was not exactly expected of him and his team. Steph Curry set a new NBA record of 276 three pointers in a season.

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Advanced Two Ball Dribbling Drills are A Game Changer

As a former 5'8 collegiate and pro guard, I can tell you my game completely changed when I learned advanced two ball dribbling drills. I was cut from 6th grade up until my Junior year of High School, but when I walked into my college team I let nothing stop me from improving. I owe much of my basketball development to two ball dribbling drills.

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How to Define Athleticism

Is there really only one correct way to define athleticism? Are you about to Google it right now? I’ve already done that for you, and here is one definition of “athletic” according to Dictionary.com: “Physically active and strong; good at athletics or sports”. When we talk about athleticism, we often don’t think too deeply about it. We automatically think that being athletic means being good at sports– but the definition shouldn’t end there.

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What’s the Purpose of Two-Ball Drills?

Two-ball drills are essential to a player who needs to get really good at dealing with distractions out on the court. Completing these drills means taking some well-known advice that says, “Make practice more difficult than the game”. That second ball that you will be dribbling is not just a distraction, but it takes the place of the defender you will have on you during a game.

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The secret to making the perfect shot that nobody ever taught you

When you were a kid at basketball camp, your coaches probably taught you to always keep your elbow tucked in while shooting the ball. And they said that if you didn’t, the ball would never get into the basket. I am here to tell you that this, my friend, is a myth.

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Basketball ball handling quickness and ball wraps drills

This workout has 7 drills focusing on quickness and ball wraps to improve your basketball ball handling technique. Training to increase the quickness and precision of your handles is important to your basketball game to make good passes and plays. You want to go quick and fast for each of these exercises.

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Between-cross warmup

There are unlimited things you can do with a basketball once you master the basic technique. This between-cross warm up will equip you with the experience needed to add a little something extra to your dribble. Hunch over, bounce the ball between your legs, and keep these tips in mind to master the technique.

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Balance and footwork are two key components for good shooting form

When it comes down to it, shooting the ball is what scores the points in basketball. For this reason, it is important to practice the right shooting form so you are ready when it’s game time and the pressure is on. It comes down to two fundamental components: balance and footwork.

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180 Degree Turn Shot

Drill: 180-degree turn, shot -

This basketball drill is meant to help you focus on developing a quick release. Quickness, precision, and power are absolutely necessary for this drill. Each of those is individually important in basketball – you need quickness to get past your opponents; you need precision to make your move count; and you need power to back you up the whole game.

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Dribbling with Two Balls

This two-ball dribbling drill gives you a challenge right in your warm-up. It requires concentration and coordination. The proper foundation for this technique is single ball dribbling, so make sure you can perform it consistently before working up to the next level.

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