Posts By: Lamar Hull

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Why Speed is Important in Basketball

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I have the pleasure to introduce Jason of Workout HQ, who wrote a great article for Inspirational Basketball on why speed is important in basketball. Without further ado, enjoy… What if your lack of success in basketball isn’t due to a lack of basic skills like shooting, dribbling, or passing, but due to a lack of

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How to Increase Your Vertical In Basketball

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I have the pleasure to introduce Blake Ventura of EZ Compression, who wrote a great article for Inspirational Basketball on how to increase your vertical in basketball. Without further ado, enjoy… Every baller wants to dunk. It’s just a fact of life. Not everyone will be able to dunk a basketball, but an improved vertical

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Best Charlotte, NC Sports Summer Camps

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I have the pleasure to introduce a good friend of mine and contributor of this article, Brendan Winters. Brendan played basketball at Davidson College from 2002-06 where he was named All-Conference, Player of the Year, and an All-American. After college, Brendan played professionally overseas in France, Germany, Hungary, and Greece from 2006-2011. Brendan Co-Founded Pro

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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