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How to Improve Basketball Rebounding: Tips, Drills and Fundamentals

By Breakthrough Basketball, 12/03/18, 12:00PM CST

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With each dribble with your right hand, touch the rim with your left hand. If you can't get the rim, try to get the net.

Few statistics influence the outcome of the game as do rebounding stats. Few statistics are indicators of as many things as are rebounding stats. Few actions affect more parts of the game as rebounding.

Rebounding can be an indicator of how hard you are playing, team focus, how well you are shooting, etc. The other benefits are rewards for playing good defense by getting the ball off the defensive glass and lay-ups for grabbing offensive rebounds. Both situations feed your confidence and allow you to play better.

Just how important is rebounding to your team's success? It's critical and here's why: