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Kobe Bryant Reveals How He Handled Starting Just 7 Games in His First Two NBA Seasons

18 All-Star selections. 11 All-NBA First Team appearances. 5 NBA Championships. With all the incredible accolades Kobe Bryant accumulated ove...

How Kobe Bryant Mentors Jayson Tatum to Become the Next Mamba

Jayson Tatum had a remarkable rookie season. Playing at age 19 for much of his inaugural pro campaign, the Boston Celtics small forward averaged 13...

Why 'Reactive Agility' Is Important for Athletes—And How You Can Train It

When people think of agility, they think of changing directions. Cutting, stopping, going backwards, veering, that sort of thing. To me, agility is...

How to Master the Basketball Jab Step

For most young basketball players, the ability to leave a defender in the dust is a performance goal. But few are fast and agile enough to blow by ...

5 Steps to Becoming a Better Finisher Around The Rim

Finishing around the basket. Consistently converting on your close-range opportunities can help you fill up the stat sheet in a hurry and open thin...

3 Surefire Methods for Increasing Your Shooting Percentage

You already know how to shoot. You've mastered your basic form and have gotten comfortable with utilizing it during games. But your shooting percen...

Getting Into the Boxing Ring Against Giannis Antetokounmpo Looks Like a Nightmare

Giannis Antetokounmpo is having himself an offseason. First there was the revelation that the Milwaukee Bucks star looks as swoll as he has his en...

Giannis Antetokounmpo is Looking Mighty Jacked

You wouldn't call Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo "skinny," not in the way you'd refer to, say, Kevin Durant's build, but the Greece na...

Here's LeBron James Jr. Dunking for the Very First Time

In a recent video hosted by the media platform, Uninterrupted, that he helped create, LeBron James expressed regret over naming his oldest child a...

How Treadmills Helped West Virginia Basketball Build Their Terrorizing Press Defense

West Virginia basketball is known for suffocating defense. In recent years, the Mountaineers have utilized an aggressive press defense that sees th...

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