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Basketball is a fast-paced sport that requires explosive strength, top speed, agility and fine-tuned on-court skills. At STACK, you'll find the basketball workouts and drills you're looking for to take your game to the next level. Come back daily for basketball training videos from stars like Dwyane Wade and Dwight Howard, drills from some of the nation's top basketball programs and advice from professional coaches and trainers. Watch more exercises and drills by browsing our basketball training videos.

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How to Master the In-and-Out Dribble

The In& Out : Move 1 In the sport of basketball there are 2 types of players there are plenty of dribblers ....but very few players can refer to...

By: Gawon Hyman

How to be Productive and Improve Your Basketball Shooting Without a Partner

When it comes to shooting a basketball repetition is very important for improvement and consistency. So when you're looking to strictly work on your j...

By: Kyle Scadlock

How NBA Stars like James Harden are Exploiting the Continuation Rule

James Harden is an expert at drawing fouls and getting to the free-throw line. In the 2016-2017 season he got to the line a league-leading 996 times, ...

By: Kyle Scadlock

The 5 Ways to Defend a Ball Screen

A ball screen is one of the most popular and effective offensive actions that is used in basketball. It creates an advantage for the offense by forcin...

By: Kyle Scadlock

How Kobe Bryant Sacrificed Sleep for Greatness

"I don't need too many hours of sleep. Man, I can go off three, four hours," said Kobe Bryant, in the middle of his career, speaking with Stephen A. ...

By: Kyle Scadlock

An Athlete's Guide to LeBron's Off-Court Workouts

The physical abilities that LeBron James has displayed on the basketball court throughout his life have made it clear that he is one of the greatest a...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Why Zone Defense is Bad for Youth Basketball

For many children beginning to play basketball, part of their introduction to playing defense involves being required to stand in a designated area an...

By: Kyle Scadlock

This 12-Week Training Plan Will Prepare You for Basketball Season

A basketball workout program is important for getting you ready to be successful this season. Basketball is a sport that requires size, strength, speed,...

By: John Cissik

Nike Documentary Takes Us Inside Kevin Durant's Workouts, Preparation and Life in the NBA

On July 4th, 2016 Kevin Durant shocked the basketball world by joining the Golden State Warriors, who were coming off a historic 73-9 regular season a...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Ben Simmons Proves He's Fixed 'Broken Jumper' With New Video of Him Raining Deep 3-Pointers

After missing all of last season with a foot injury, NBA fans are clamoring to finally see Ben Simmons in action. Judging by his recent training foot...

By: Brandon Hall