5 Tips to Improve During the Season

5 Tips to Improve During the Season

How Do You Improve During the Season?

Good players typically prepare themselves during the off-season. This does not mean that you should stop conditioning and training during the season.

Why?

Here are 5 tips that can help you maintain and even boost your in-season basketball skills.

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THE NBA GLOBAL GAMES STRATEGY

NBA Chinese Global GamesOver the past few months, this blog has discussed in detail the NBA’s Chinese youth basketball strategy – including the NBA Academy structure and the effects of recent Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) reforms.

In this edition, we will cover the League’s “Global Games” strategy as it relates to China, and the impact it has on participating teams and players.

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10 TRYOUT TIPS TO MAKE YOUR SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM

Lessons in Youth Basketball

Trying out for your school team this year?

Have you been cut before or are pretty nervous about trying out?

How do I make the team?

This is a question asked by thousands of kids each year…

Basketball tryouts can be very challenging and exciting. Your goal is to showcase your basketball skills to prove that you deserve a spot on the team.  With so much little time to show what you’ve got, most players typically put all of their effort in to scoring.

However, this is not the only determining factor that coaches look at when deciding on who can help their team win.

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OAK HILL ACADEMY vs. IMG ACADEMY SCOUTING REPORT

Written By: Zain Motani

Oak Hill 2016-2017 Basketball Team
Oak Hill has a big-time winning history. Pictured here is the 2016-17 team.

In this era, it seems like transferring programs for top high school basketball prospects from local schools to top academies has become ubiquitous.

Reasons for transferring include a desire to win a national championship and the need to be challenged in practice and games in ways their previous schools cannot provide.

The summer of 2018 set off shockwaves in the high school basketball community – not because of the number of high profile transfers, but the number of transfers to high profile programs that already had a slew of high profile recruits.

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PODCAST: Paul Biancardi, ESPN National Director of Boys HS Basketball

 

Each week in the “Pick & Pop” series of the PSB Podcast, PSB co-founders, Logan Kosmalski and Brendan Winters, discuss and debate a relevant topic in their world of youth basketball.

For this episode though, Brendan talks with guest, Paul Biancardi, a former 20+ year college coach as well as current ESPN National Director of Boy’s High School Basketball.

In his current role with ESPN, Coach Biancardi’s job is to rank, grade, and evaluate the nation’s top talent, so he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the podcast.

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