Be this player…
Easy to play with and hard to play against
Despite its simplicity, that is a very powerful concept.
It is solid advice for players of every age and every level.
Make a conscious effort, in every practice and every game, to do all of the things that your teammates love and your opponents hate:
- Box out on every shot
- Close out with a high hand
- Sprint the floor both ways
- Make hard basket cuts
- Crash the offensive glass
- Bump all cutters
- Set solid screens
- Keep the ball out of the paint
If every player on your team makes a commitment to this concept, you will become the best team you are capable of.
Conversely, make sure everyone on your team avoids these Championship Killers: