Can My Team Run the Read & React?

My short answer is: If your team can run ANY offense, then it can run the Read & React. Sometimes the question comes in the form of a statement: “I

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Creating the Perfect Trap

One of the toughest things to teach young players is effectively trapping the basketball without committing a foul.  Trapping not only takes athleticism and skill, but it also requires a

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Long-time NBA coach Del Harris has shared some great tips concerning several different aspects surrounding the game of basketball. Check them out below and let us know what you think. On

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3 Keys to Setting a Great Screen

During one of Point Guard College’s recent Halftime Talks on the Hardwood Hustle Podcast, PGC’s Tyler Coston talked about three techniques that make their players the best ball screeners in the

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After having the privilege to listen to VCU head coach Shaka Smart speak at the 2014 Coaching U Live in Indianapolis, I wanted to share some of the key components

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Shot Selection is about Communication

This method of rating and discussing shot selection was passed down to us from the late founder of PGC Basketball, Dick Devenzio. Shot selection usually wins or loses most big

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As I watch games on all levels, I always asking myself, “What would I do in this situation? What would I do to give my team a fighting chance to

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Raising the bar: the excitement of a new season

It’s back. The squeaks of the sneaks, the snapping of twine, the smell of the leather, the start of the grind. Sorry to wax poetic on you, but I can’t

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Every great endeavor starts with an overriding purpose and a vision of something bigger than yourself. This “vision” will get no traction if it remains only your vision. Your vision

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This letter from Rick Torbett to a concerned parent covers his advice on Motivation, Confidence, Defining Success, Parent-Coach Relationships, Assigning Blame, Handling Adversity, Staying Positive, and creating a Winning Mentality.

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