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Free Throws

Although a large part of free-throw shooting is based on personal tendencies, a few procedures should be universally followed in order to achieve maximum success

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  • Published: 08/07/2012

How to Erase the Sting of Losing

If you love basketball, losing a big game should be painful. Here are tips for evaluating a crushing defeat and learning from it.

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  • Published: 08/07/2012

Basketball Animations to Improve Your Game

Whether you're needing a breakdown of the pick-and-roll, a dissection of the 2-3 zone or just a great inbounds play, check out these animations to get a comprehensive look at how basketball is played by the best.

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  • Published: 08/07/2012

How a 3-Man Officiating Crew Works Free Throws

Use this animation to get a better idea of how a three-man officiating crew sets up for free-throw shots.

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  • Published: 08/07/2012

Perfecting the Pick-and-Roll

The pick-and-roll is a simple play that can create opportunities for an offense. Find out how to master the concept and score more easy buckets.

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  • Published: 08/07/2012

The Elbow Handoff Drill

This basketball practice drill is easy to do by yourself and simulates taking a handoff from a teammate and making a jump shot at the elbow.

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  • Published: 08/07/2012

San Antonio's Rotate on the Drive Play

The San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili was able to get two points on this play in Game 1 of the 2012 Western Conference final against the Oklahoma City Thunder by finding space after the defense collapsed on a teammate.

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  • Published: 08/07/2012

Four-On-Three Fastbreak Drill

Basketball isn't always a half-court game. To deal with the chaos that can come with fast transitions, use this drill to better prepare them for hectic situations.

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  • Published: 08/07/2012

Troubleshooting Guide for Officials

There's a right way and a wrong way to penalize players, coaches and fans. You must maintain order and respect during the game. You should not tolerate poor sportsmanship

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  • Published: 08/07/2012

Bawinkel Thriving After Early Hurdles

Devan Bawinkel thought he had his future figured out--until unexpected news derailed his college career. Find out how the sharpshooter came back better than ever.

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  • Published: 08/07/2012
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