Get Your Teammate Open Shots – 3 Tips

At the beginning of this series we introduced three things effective basketball players do:1. Make open shots.2. Don’t let the opponent get open shots.3. Create open shots for their teammates.As a player, it is incredibly important to understand the big picture of...

Eliminate Open Shots – 3 Nonnegotiable

Goal of Basketball: Score more points, by making baskets, than the opponent.A couple weeks ago we talked about the four factors of success on the court. Below is a review: If your team shoots 65% but your opponent shoots 70%, there is a 40% chance your team will lose...

3 Tips to Make Open Shots

Last week I left you with three things effective basketball players do well:1. Make open shots.2. Don’t let the opponent get open shots.3. Create open shots for their teammatesOver the next three weeks I will highlight three ways players can put themselves in a...

Shooting…It Matters

Basketball is a simple game. Score more points than your opponent. The way you score is to shoot the ball. Young players, to reach your goals you must perfect your jump shot. Shooting is the most important part of the game. Statistically there are four factors of...

To Adventure or Not…

I didn’t submit a post last week because I was on an adventure. Do you ever experience times when you need to remove yourself from the mundane to gain perspective? I was at this point last week, so I pointed my wheels west toward Gunnison, Colorado.As I drove, I...

Find a Way to Get Around Exceptional People

I had an ex-player reach out me this week interested in being a student manager. He wondered if I would be willing to make a call for him.This made me think of my time as a student manager and graduate assistant. I had the privilege of working for two head coaches and...