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aebl
June 28, 2021

AEBL Launches 2021 Summer Pro-Am Men’s & Women’s League

Atlanta Entertainment Basketball League (AEBL) kicked off its 8th season last weekend with many familiar faces but added some notable changes and upgrades to the league. Despite the Pro-Am Summer basketball league being canceled last year due to COVI...


coaching
December 11, 2020

Coaching Aids in Basketball

Coaching for the last 50 years I have seen many different coaching aids — weighted balls, oversized balls, machines that measure arc, smaller rims, rebound rims, dribbling gloves, dribbling glasses, hand placement balls, shooting straps, to name a ...


robinson
November 23, 2020

Duncan Robinson’s Rise from NCAA DIII to NBA Finals

If you tuned into the Miami Heat and their run to the NBA Finals there’s one thing you know for sure: Duncan Robinson played Division III men’s basketball and did so at Williams College.  The now well-known factoid heard on ESPN, printed in n...


smith
July 8, 2020

Kenny Smith Launches Virtual Basketball Camp with Pros

Former NBA champion and current TNT NBA analyst Kenny "The Jet" Smith is stepping up to offer a virtual training setting for young hoopers. According to an article on NBC Sports Chicago, Smith is launching the Jet Academy, a virtual basketball camp ...


the last dance
May 21, 2020

Lessons learned from the MJ doc, ‘The Last Dance’

The spring of 2020 was a challenging one for basketball fans, players, and coaches. Both the men and women's NCAA tournaments were canceled. The NBA season was halted and it is unclear whether it will resume. The WNBA draft was held virtually, but th...


williamson
May 13, 2020

Lawsuit seeks Zion Williamson to admit family was paid for his Duke tenure

Former Duke star basketball forward and current NBA rookie Zion Williamson is caught in the middle of a lawsuit for receiving financial benefits from the Blue Devils, as well as Nike and Adidas. According to a story from The Washington Post, the l...


coaching advice
April 16, 2020

Steve Kerr, Pete Carroll exchange coaching advice on new podcast

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll had some wise coaching advice for Golden State head coach Steve Kerr when he took over the Warriors in 2014. And to Kerr's surprise, Carroll's coaching advice had nothing to do with X's and O's. [caption...


March 20, 2018

USA Basketball, NBA announce new youth basketball standards

USA Basketball and the NBA today announced a set of rules and standards for youth basketball competitions to enhance the development and playing experience for young athletes by helping them learn the fundamentals of the game and achieve greater on-c...