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Finding Ways To Motivate the Team

By USA Basketball, 01/04/18, 12:00PM CST

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Motivating is in a way supporting and believing in your team, and your team really needs you most in those types of games.

Talent and teamwork are the keys to success, but sometimes your players need an extra push. With that in mind, here is this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network:

Whether it's a drill, a speech, or some other type of incentive, what is your favorite motivational tactic?

Dori Oldaker, head coach, Mt. Lebanon High School (Pennsylvania).

I believe in the saying, “Team will always beat Talent, when Talent doesn’t work hard!” I truly believe in team chemistry and team bonding opportunities.