Three Pitfalls to Avoid When Attacking on Offense

Regardless of what position you play and what level you compete at, avoid these three common offensive mistakes. It will create more offensive efficiency and productivity for you and your team. More importantly, once you start playing with a shot clock, it becomes even more important to avoid these offensive pitfalls.

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1 on 1 with Kristi Toliver: A Champions Take on March Madness

Q & A with 2-time PGC Grad, Kristi Toliver. KT currently plays for the WNBA Chicago Sky after being drafted 3rd overall in the 2009 draft. This time of year during the WNBA off-season, she plays professional basketball overseas for Sopron, in Hungary.

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Top 10 Ways to Make a Basketball Team

Tyler Coston counts down the top 10 ways to make a team. Can you guess what made number one?

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The Madness of March – Understanding RPI

The Rating Percentage Index (RPI) is a quantity used to measure teams based upon the wins, losses, and strength of schedule. The RPI has been used since 1981 to aid in the seeding of the men’s and women’s (since 1982) NCAA basketball tournaments.

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What Volcanoes Have to Do with Championships

I have been a part of teams that have won championships at every level; as highschoolers we won the state championship, as college athletes we won championships, and as a college coach we won championships. I have also been a part of teams that have been the worst in the conference – both as a coach and an athlete.

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Top 10 Books for Athletes, Coaches and Leaders

In line with my March 30-day challenge, I have put together a list of my 10 favorite books. This was quite a task, as I really enjoy reading and have

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The Value of the One-Second Advantage (Part 1)

As basketball players we should always try to gain a one second advantage. We can do so by using screens, moving on penetration, moving defenders with fakes, etc. Often that one second advantage is the difference between getting a great shot and having a shot contested or coming up with an empty possession and not even getting a shot off at all.

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Connecting with 1st Punch – Inviting Contact

Basketball is a contact sport. Period. In varying degrees of training, I seldom see coaches and athletes work against defensive contact. If an offensive player doesn’t make that first punch though, good luck making it beyond the first round, or first line of defense in basketball terms.

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