Path to Success

This is going to be a very quick read, I have not posted in awhile but a few factors have inspired me to put this up. I think this is something very important to keep in mind as the basketball season ...

The Art of Trapping

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 tremendous a...

Rebound Like a Champion

The one component of basketball which I see slowly deteriorating in basketball is rebounding. Not only is the “scoring” mindset attributing to this, but a lot of players think that once a ...

Tips to Become a GREAT Shooter

As I have mentioned, I was fortunate to watch Dave Hopla last week at the Billy Donovan Basketball Camp. The first time I saw Hopla speak was at the Gary Williams Basketball Camp back in 2005 and was ...

Florida Basketball Camp Experience

This past week, I had the privilege of working Billy Donovan’s Team and Individual Camp in Gainesville, FL for the 7th straight year. Usually when I work the team camp I am either monitoring a f...

Closing Out with Urgency

The #1 key to closing out is knowing who you are closing out to. Many times players just focus in on who they will be guarding in the scouting report. However, through the course of the game it is pos...

Best Time of My Life!

As I mentioned in my first post not every post is going to be about X & O’s so here is my first shot away from the court. Last Saturday was the best day of my life, I finally tied the knot a...