Posts By: Lamar Hull

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How to Overcome Fear Before & During a Basketball Game

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How Not to Play Basketball Scared Everyone gets nervous or anxious before engaging in one thing or the other. Even those who are very good at what they do, can experience fear. It is natural for humans to feel this way! Occasionally, I would have this overwhelming nauseous feeling before playing in front of a crowd,

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What Does More European Players in the NBA Mean?

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Is there anything our youth basketball programs can take a way from the increased number of international players in the NBA? The 2016 NBA Draft was a record-breaking event for international players. This means that all or almost every team in the NBA has at least one European player on its bench. According to several sources, there were 124

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How to Walk-On a College Basketball Team

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6 Steps to Surviving College Basketball Walk-On Tryouts Written By Lamar Hull @ Google+ How do I know? Because I actually did it.  I successfully walked-on to a division 1 basketball program and earned a professional contract overseas! All I ever wanted to do was play Division 1 Basketball. At first I didn’t care where, I

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Basketball Plyometric Workout for Nasty Hops

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 Written By: Lamar Hull @ Google+ Plyometric Box Workouts For Basketball Do you want some nasty hops so you can dunk? Well, let me show you how if you put a little bit of effort and follow this simple week by week plyometric basketball box workout. First, let’s discuss the benefits of plyometrics! Many basketball coaches, trainers,

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Stephen Curry Pete Maravich Infographic

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Stephen Curry Compared to Pistol Pete Maravich  Written By: Lamar Hull @ Google+ There is no doubt that Stephen Curry is a NBA Legend in the Making. He is already considered one of the top 5 NBA point guards ever and will eventually be considered one of the best NBA players as he continues to

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Advanced Basketball Analytics Formulas to Help You Win

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Can Basketball Analytics Help You Win?   There has been a lot of controversy around basketball analytics and as a coach, if you can adjust your team’s play based on basketball statistics, could make a difference in the outcome of your team’s performance. It is interesting when the same people, such as; Charles Barkley declare

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Charlotte AAU Basketball

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The Top AAU Basketball Teams in Charlotte NC Written By Lamar Hull @ Google+     Introducing the plucky, Top 12 AAU basketball teams in Charlotte, North Carolina! Some of these AAU basketball teams and organizations have been around Charlotte for quite some time and on the contrary, a few are new. AAU is right around the

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How to Standout as a Small Basketball Player

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Heart Over Height: Why Small Stature Shouldn’t Limit Your Basketball Potential Written By Lamar Hull @ Google+ It is certainly no secret that in the game of basketball, height is seen as a primary factor in determining a player’s talent level. The odds of becoming a NBA player favors a taller player versus a shorter

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How to Build Team Chemistry in Basketball

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quick guide on Building Team Chemistry in basketball Written By Lamar Hull @ Google+ As a basketball coach, maintaining basketball team chemistry is more crucial than the X’s and O’s of your team’s success throughout the season. Considering the fact that seasons are long and each player will at some point experience their own ups and downs, ensuring