Skills Training Essentials
Drew Hanlen, NBA skills trainer and CEO of Pure Sweat Basketball, shares his thoughts on the most important characteristics of a player development coach, how to organize a workout, and the necessary skills for succeeding in today's game.
Play of the Week: Phoenix Suns - Zipper Chicago
Breaking down this Phoenix Suns set from head coach Monty Williams. This combination of Zipper + Chicago actions back-to-back is very tough to guard. In this case, Devin Booker (2) has options to score it himself, or pitch to teammates if the defense collapses.
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Drill of the Week: Cone Handoff 1v1
Modified 1 v 1 games are a great alternatives to traditional 1 v 1. A chance for the defense to work on improving on-ball defense. Alternatively, an opportunity for the offense to practice finishes around the basket.
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Wrapping up our series on teaching conceptual offense. Game-like and competitive shooting drills to help players improve skills for the Pace & Space conceptual offensive system.
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