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North Carolina Tar Heels – Drag Motion

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North Carolina used this play against Indiana in the Sweet 16. It is a hard play to guard because of the various actions occurring. The initial back screen off of the ball screen roll (Spain action) can often open up a lob. If that isn’t there, they look for a staggered shot on the left side. Read More »

3 Keys to Success

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Talent, luck and persistence – pick any two to achieve true success. Talent To some degree, what most people refer to as ‘talent’ is nothing more than passion. If you love to do something… you will do it every chance you can. And the more you do it, the better you get. Now obviously there are several uncontrollable factors that ... Read More »

5 PIECEs to Every Workout

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I realize the landscape of youth and high school basketball has changed drastically over the past 20 years and that players don’t really have a true ‘off-season’ anymore. While my prescriptions for each have been severely modified over the last decade, I still choose to divide the calendar year into 3 phases based on the typical high school season in ... Read More »

Team Skill Development Workout – Part 4

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This is a high intensity workout to throw in the mix that should take your group of players under an hour to complete. Before starting, make sure your players go through a proper dynamic warm-up. 10-10-10 Warm-Up This warm-up is one of my favorites to warm-up shooting and forcing to shoot with touch and finesse. From all 3 angles around the ... Read More »

Kansas Jayhawks – Nail Slice Iso

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Kansas used this play in the second half against Maryland to get Perry Ellis in an iso situation on the wing. The left guard runs through to the opposite side and Ellis cuts off of 5 at the elbow to catch the ball on the left wing. From there, Ellis can go to work to create a shot. Read More »