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In Support of a High School Shot Clock

In Support of a High School Shot Clock

The article originally titled Support for high school shot clock going strong by Kevin Hoffman was first published by Winning Hoops at winninghoops.com. This summer, my home state of Wisconsin became the latest to implement a shot clock for high school basketball. The change, which won’t take effect until the 2019-20 school year, was met

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DNA of a Stat: Evaluate Player Contributions with Plus-Minus

DNA of a Stat: Evaluate Player Contributions with Plus-Minus by Dan Hoppen was originally published by Hudl at hudl.com/blog What better way to find a player’s value than examining whether the team wins or loses when he’s on the court? That’s the power of plus-minus. During a nationally televised game against the Knicks on March 5, ABC’s cameras

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DNA of a Stat: Four Factors go Deeper Than Traditional Stats

DNA of a Stat: How the Four Factors go Deeper Than Traditional Counting Stats by Dan Hoppen was originally published by Hudl at hudl.com/blog Basketball games aren’t played in a vacuum. The Four Factors help coaches adjust for pace of play to get a more accurate view of their team. All shooting percentages are not created equal. Take

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Skills and Drills: Change of Direction Shooting

BASKETBALL DRILLS: CHANGE OF DIRECTION SHOOTING by Jefferson Mason  was originally published by drdishbasketball.com. The ability to shoot on the move and also make quick ball-handling moves on the catch is a skill that many players lack in today’s game. Majority of players play the game downhill or north to south. This isn’t necessarily the wrong

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DNA of a Stat: The Right Connections Through Lineup Data

DNA of a Stat: Find the Right Connections Through Lineup Data by Dan Hoppen was originally published by Hudl at hudl.com/blog Some players just play better together. Lineup data will help you pinpoint the right combinations. Few sports require chemistry as much as basketball. Miscommunication can result in defensive lapses or turnovers, while some teammates are so in tune with

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Skills and Drills: Become a Better Passer

BASKETBALL TIPS: HOW TO BECOME A BETTER PASSER by Jefferson Mason was first published by Dr. Dish at drdishbasketball.com. Basketball is a beautiful sport in many different ways and if you’re able to master a specific skill, you have the opportunity to change the game and have a huge competitive advantage over your opponent. Now

Skills and Drills: Markelle Fultz Body to Body Step-Backs

Skills and Drills: Markelle Fultz Body to Body Step-Backs

BASKETBALL DRILLS: MARKELLE FULTZ BODY TO BODY STEP-BACKS by Jefferson Mason was originally published by drdishbasketball.com. Dr. Dish Basketball is proud to present another amazing Skill Builder workout. We will focus on the body to body step-back shot which many players like Markelle Fultz have mastered. There are many ways an offensive player can use this move, but we will focus on

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Skills and Drills: Mid-Range Scoring Options

BASKETBALL DRILLS: MID-RANGE SCORING OPTIONS by Jefferson Mason was originally published by drdishbasketball.com. Dr. Dish Basketball is excited to bring you another great Drill of the Week. In this basketball drill, we used the Dr. Dish All-Star shooting machine away from the hoop to receive game-like passes and also to incorporate some finishes at the

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