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Drill of the Week

Former 3x NBA Champion and NBA Coach of the Year Byron Scott breaks down a great drill for players to work on conditioning and shooting from the elbow using the Dr. Dish Home machine. During this drill, players should focus on maintaining proper balance when catching the pass from the Dish. Also, when players are

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Maximizing fit through the transfer portal

Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division 1 teams face a number of unprecedented challenges in 2021, one of which is the ever growing transfer portal. As of today, there are more or less 1,000 players available in each of the portals and every team / player is left with a number of decisions. Evaluating the “best”

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Drill of the Week

In this Dr. Dish drill of the week, Coach  Tony Miller demonstrates a great decision making drill called 2-on-1 shooting. Check out the full breakdown below! Adding both defense and decision making to your shooting drills can help take a player’s basketball IQ to the next level. In this 2-on-1 shooting drill, players must choose

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Hoop Insights: The Numbers Behind a National Title

The Four Factors give teams the four statistical areas (efficiency, free throws, turnovers, and rebounds) that contribute to wins and losses. For many coaching staffs, this is a good starting point. For others, however, I believe it can be even simpler. Whether you’re deciding how many guys to send to the glass, how often to press, or what to run offensively, knowing whether your intention is to be more efficient with your opportunities or get extra ones is a good place to begin.

HoopDirt.com 2020-21 NCAA D1 Coach of the Year presented by Just Play Solutions

For Immediate ReleaseApril 14, 2021 Cleveland State University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Dennis Gates has been named as the HoopDirt.com NCAA D1 Coach of the Year presented by Just Play Solutions for the 2020-21 college basketball season. Gates qualified for the award by being named as the HoopDirt.com/Just Play Solutions Coach of the Week for Week 11 of the season.

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WBCA Virtual Spring Clinic April 19th and 20th

The Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association will be putting on its annual Spring Basketball Clinic on Monday April 19 and Tuesday the 20th.  The Clinic runs from 4pm to 10 pm CDT. Over 30 Coaches will be presenting. Please see the great selection of coaches we have presenting. The Cost is a WIN WIN situation.  Only $40 if

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Intro to Coaching Conference

Rising Coaches is hosting a free virtual event in conjunction with the DEI Alliance called Intro to Coaching for athletes that want to transition into coaching. The event will take place April 16-17 and will feature speakers, breakout rooms and will conclude with a round of speed interviews with programs who are looking to hire. 

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Drill of the Week

In this Dr. Dish Drill of the week, Coach Tony Miller breaks down a great transition offense drill for teams to practice at game-speed. Check out the full breakdown below! Transition offense has always been an important part of modern basketball. But as teams at every level continue to adopt a fast-paced style of play,

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Drill of the Week

NBA shooting Coach John Townsend demonstrates a great 3-point shooting drill focused on streak shooting. Check out the full breakdown in the video below! Streak Shooting In this drill, players will shoot from 5 spots around the 3-point line: corner, wing, top of the key, opposite wing, and opposite corner. Players will start at a

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