high school basketball

pivots
July 14, 2022

Jump Stops, Pivots, and V-Cuts

Having coached basketball at every level since 1970, including 21 years in the NBA, I always started with stops, starts, pivots, and v-cuts with every team I worked with.  In presenting at coaches and player clinics since retiring from the NBA, I...


toledo
April 6, 2022

Parents, Players Attack Youth Basketball Referee in Georgia

Georgia police are conducting an investigation after a youth basketball referee was attacked by a group of young basketball players over the weekend. The alleged Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball game took place inside a church athletic faci...


james
January 26, 2022

St. James Invitational Tournament Ready for the Spotlight

{Sponsored} Many of the finest high school basketball players in the country will be competing next week at the annual Saint James Invitational Tournament in Hagerstown, Md., and Abacus Sports is proud to be sponsoring the event once again. Player...


uhsaa
January 25, 2022

UHSAA Adopts 35-Second Shot Clock In Basketball

The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) will feature a new wrinkle in its Boys’-and-Girls’ Basketball games, starting in the 2022-23 school year. In a meeting last week, the UHSAA Board-of-Trustees voted to add a 35-second shot clock...


unscoutable
January 5, 2022

How to be Unscoutable to Opposing Basketball Teams

One aspect of coaching I always loved was scouting and game planning. Not the hours or the late-night trips to watch an opponent. But the putting together of the game plan was a fun challenge for me. It was like putting the pieces of a puzzle togethe...


tortillas
June 24, 2021

California HS Basketball Coach Fired Following Tortillas Incident at Game

A California high school basketball coach was fired by the local school board earlier this week, days after someone threw tortillas at an opposing team during a weekend game. According to a report from the San Diego Union-Tribune, during a weekend...


florida
May 26, 2021

Florida Basketball Players Leave HS for Pro League

High school sophomore twins, Matt and Ryan Bewley, have foregone their junior and senior seasons at West Oaks Academy in Florida to play for the newly-formed Overtime Elite professional league. The 6-foot-9 forwards are not only bypassing their fi...


screens
May 25, 2021

Integrating Small-On-Big Screens into your Offensive Schemes

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="671"] Photo: Wesley Sykes / Great American Media Services[/caption] This article discusses various types of off-the ball-screens that are set in various locations of the floor with a smaller offensive player...