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Outdoor basketball is obviously common. It can help players improve their skills, it’s fun with good friends, family at a picnic, or in a competitive setting.

Yet there are distinct differences when playing hoops outside.

07/11/2012 - 11:02
PSR Staff
The most important thing any player – at any level, and at any sport – can do to improve their game is to become a well-conditioned athlete. As players grow and move on to higher levels of basketball, they always find that the number of excellent athletes increases greatly with each level of play.

Conditioning is one of the most important factors in a good basketball player. The stronger, faster and more conditioned basketballs players are, the better they will generally play.

05/24/2011 - 08:55
PSR Staff
KidSPORTS talks with Robert Morris University basketball coach Andy Toole

KidSPORTS: What can players learn from a difficult loss?

02/12/2011 - 13:02
Tony DeFazio
The saying “defense wins games” rings true in most sports. Good defensive play often keeps less-talented teams in games. Basketball is no different.

Being a great defensive player in basketball is about attitude, intelligence and movement.

02/12/2011 - 10:36
PSR Staff
The basic fundamentals for solid defensive basketball start with the player’s body position. Proper balance and the ability to move in any direction are essential.

Players should be in a low stance with backside out and their knees bent.

01/02/2011 - 17:36
PSR Staff
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