For the love of the game. That’s why anyone should play any sport, right? Because you love it. And when you love something, you should obsess over why it’s so important to you and how you can make it even better. Basketball is one of those sports that a player can get by on his or her natural abilities, but they cannot excel without practicing the skills necessary to be outstanding.
While a lot of practice is physical, a majority of it is mental. Mentally preparing for situations in real games you may not be able to foresee when or how they will exactly occur, but you can damn sure do your best to be as ready for them as possible. Drills to help you take the element of surprise out and put the element of reaction in is what separates those just getting by from those wanting to master the game they love. Grab a couple teammates, some basketballs and a trashcan because , no matter your age, these are 10 Basketball Drills Every Player Should Master.
Words and GIFs by Nick Grant