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EJ Bates is father and coach to the top-ranked 15-year-old basketball player in the world. Still, he is not immune to the traditional challenges that come with being a youth sports coach.

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Shooting Fundamentals: Hands

By CoachTube, Dave Severns 07/30/2019, 1:00pm CDT

Clippers Director of Player Development Dave Severns teaches shooting hand placement.

1v1 Wing Defense

By CoachTube, Liam Flynn 07/30/2019, 11:00am CDT

NBA Consultant and NBL Australian First Division Coach Liam Flynn gives the rundown on playing 1v1 defense on the wing.

How the NBA Is Taking Strides in Promoting Mental Health Awareness

By Greg Levinsky, Detroit Free Press 06/24/2019, 4:00pm CDT

As the National Basketball Players Association turns toward the second season of its Mental Health and Wellness Program, the conversation about mental health is showing its importance across the NBA, and society as a whole

The Late Bloomers Who Became NBA Stars

By Ben Cohen and Andrew Beaton, Wall Street Journal 06/20/2019, 3:45pm CDT

It turns out college helped them become adults who are ready to work in the real world.

2019 College Basketball Camps

By Next College Student Athlete 05/02/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Attending a college basketball camp is a great way to develop your skills and get evaluated by coaches. Check out NCSA’s definitive list of every 2019 men’s and women’s DI, DII, DIII, NAIA and junior college basketball camp in the country.

Keeping It All in Perspective

By Alec Kinsky 04/15/2019, 2:45pm CDT

How a hospital visit turned into a life-changing experience for college basketball players and hospitalized children alike.

Rethinking the Win

By Nate Repensky, SportsEngine 04/12/2019, 11:30am CDT

“We need to make sure athletes understand where sports rest in their life and what they can do. Winning is being prepared in case you don’t make it to the next level.”

Coach Geno Needs to Check Himself

By Asia Mape, I Love to Watch You Play 04/11/2019, 12:00pm CDT

So even asking for a transfer could trigger retaliatory consequences. All of these paths carry tremendous risk for the players.

Six Lessons from the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments

By Sean Jensen, SportsEngine 04/01/2019, 1:00pm CDT

While kids may watch the games, they may not see the behind-the-scenes lessons that unfold

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Parents & Athletes

  • When Do College Coaches Stop Recruiting

  • By Next College Student Athlete 09/18/2019, 2:15pm CDT
  • The recruiting landscape has experienced a shakeup over the last several years. From the advent of social media recruiting to junior year official visits to early signing periods, student-athletes are getting discovered sooner and committing to college programs well before high school graduation.
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