James Harden knows a thing or two about basketball. He might even be changing the game. Harden’s game is unlike anyone else’s with his off-the-wall shots, dribbling the entire possession, and making points that shouldn’t be made. He’s maddening, but his game works. There are a few things coaches can learn from him.

Assists

If a coach wants a player to shoot more three-pointers, they also need to learn more about perimeter passing. Most of the NBA’s three-pointers are all about catching and shooting the ball. James Harden is so effective at creating assists. The only problem with this is that…


Youth sports are one of the most influential events in a young kid’s life. Not only do these sporting events allow for exercise and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but they also teach many important lessons. Learning how to win and lose, leadership characteristics, sportsmanship, and dedication are a few examples of lessons and skills instilled through these sports in the world’s youth population. However, due to the global pandemic, youth sports’ thrilling atmosphere is harder to come by as safety is always the primary focus. But there are ways to continue youth sports, despite the complications of a pandemic.

Many…


Athletes often have trouble sticking to a training schedule during the off-season. That is why off-season coaching can provide the structure and discipline an athlete needs to stay on track throughout the slow months. Off-season coaching can increase athlete happiness while preventing injury and burnout. Here’s how athletes can maintain their fitness goals during the off-season.

Prevent Panic In Athletes

Many athletes look for help from coaches only when they are in their critical training cycles. With a little coaching, athletes often rush their training during crammed training practices. …


Basketball is a game of physical skill and knowing how to read the court. Your offensive strategies are often your best weapons. We’ve got some of the best basketball strategies to help you succeed.

Give The Ball To The Best Shooters

Utilize your best shooters for what they do best. If your best rebounder isn’t the greatest shooter, don’t give him the ball just to do it. It’s good to pass the ball around and be fair, but you’ll score the most points if you put the ball in the best shooters’ hands to get it to the hoop. It doesn’t need to be in the hands…


Jumping into the coaching world where there are hundreds of other tenured coaches can be challenging. It’s even tougher when each person has a different opinion about being the best coach and reaching athletes at every level. Dealing with young athletes, parents, and teachers can be scary. We’ve got a few things to remember when you enter the world of coaching.

Don’t Let The Game Control You.

Don’t sweat the small stuff. It’s a tough thing as many new coaches want to control every little thing. The truth is that you can only manage a few things. If you let…


In any sport, it is common for players to experience some type of injury. It is plausible in a sport such as football, where physical contact occurs in every single play. It is also plausible in sports such as baseball and hockey.

Clearly, it is to be expected that injuries will occur in the game of basketball. Non-contact injuries have often occurred from cuts to the basket or from simply running up and down the court. Contact injuries have often occurred from hard fouls.

Nevertheless, injuries are part of the game, and it’s necessary for one to learn how to…


Basketball is a sport that is all about coaching. A great coach can take a mediocre team and turn them into winners with the right offensive and defensive schemes. The sport of basketball has seen a lot of excellent coaches over the years, and most of them spent the majority of their careers in the NBA. These are the four greatest NBA coaches of all-time.

Phil Jackson

There is no denying that Phil Jackson is the greatest NBA coach of all-time. He led his team to 11 championships in only 20 years of coaching. His .704 winning percentage is also the second-best…


In sports, there are many debates among friends and peers that take place. There are some that debate all the time about whether championship teams from the 2000s and 2010s are better than teams from the 1980s and 1990s. However, some of the most significant debates among NBA fans involve comparing one player versus another.

In this piece, we aim to settle the debate once and for all. We will break down the greatest players in the history of the NBA.

If we are going to discuss the top players of all time, one cannot leave out Earvin “Magic” Johnson…


Like many other sports leagues that have existed over time, it is vital to know the story and the overall history behind it. The NBA is no exception. It has a pervasive history that is worth exploring. We will do a deep-sea dive into the history of the league.

In order to examine the history of the NBA, it is important to explore the origins of the game of basketball. Basketball was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith. Naismith discovered the game during an assignment in which he had to come up with a winter sport to be played…


With nearly 74 years of history behind it, the National Basketball Association has plenty of moments that can be considered the greatest of all time. Though the question of which moments are the greatest are mostly a matter of opinion, there are some instances that are commonly agreed upon as being the best of the best. Here are five of those moments.

#1 — Michael Jordan’s Moment — Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals

There might not be a bigger moment in Basketball history than the time Michael Jordan made his final shot in Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals. …

Sean LeBeauf

Sean LeBeauf | Founder of New Wave PerformanceLLC. Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator for Prairie View A&M Univ. Women’s Basketball. http://seanlebeauf.com/

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