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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 Set a Perfect Basketball Screen

Setting a good basketball screen or "pick" is a critical, but often overlooked fundamental skill. A screen occurs when an offensive player attempts to...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Why LeBron Struggled to Shoot Free Throws Last Season

Catch. Dribble. Dribble. Dribble. Spin the ball in the left hand. Shoot. This seemed to be the routine LeBron James followed every time he stepped...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Nike Basketball Unveils New REACT Cushioning After More Than 2,000 Hours of Testing

It's no secret that Nike has been the leader in the basketball footwear industry for quite some time now. Over the years they have continued to find w...

By: Kyle Scadlock

The 76ers Kicked Off Their Offseason Training With a Workout at the Art Museum

The Philadelphia 76ers kicked off their offseason training by taking to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art or an outdoor strength and condi...

By: Kyle Scadlock

LeBron's Already Back in the Gym Getting After It, Has a Message for His Haters

LeBron James doesn't do breaks. He barely took a day off last summer after leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to the 2016 NBA Championship. So wh...

By: Brandon Hall

How Creighton's Justin Patton Rose from Redshirt to NBA Draft Prospect in Just 1 Year

Redshirting as a freshman can be a discouraging experience. You're stuck on the sideline and have to watch your team play without you. For Justin ...

By: Andy Haley

Improve Your Handles and Shot With 3 Drills From De'Aaron Fox's Basketball Skills Workout

De'Aaron Fox had a tremendous freshman year playing point guard for the Kentucky Wildcats, who reached the Elite 8 in this year's NCAA tournament. Des...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Duke's Frank Jackson Might be the Most Freakish Athlete in the 2017 NBA Draft

Duke's backcourt was crowded during the 2016-2017 college hoops season. With the Blue Devils already sporting a host of shooting guards in Luke Kennar...

By: Jordan Zirm

Allen Iverson is Training With His High School Coach to Prepare For His BIG3 Debut

With BIG3 league play set to kick off later this month at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, one of the biggest names in the sport is working tirelessl...

By: Jordan Zirm

How Former Oregon PF Jordan Bell is Handling the Difficult Transition to the NBA

At the 2017 NBA Combine, Jordan Bell broke the Shuttle Run record with a time of 2.56 seconds. "When I finished the drill and heard the time, I knew I...

By: Andy Haley

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