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Kendall Gill goes over the basics of the between cross dribble

Kendall Gill knows a thing or two about crossovers. He was the fifth overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets in the 1990 NBA Draft and went on to play 15 seasons in the NBA racking up 12,914 career points. In this video Kendall is talking about the fundamentals of the between cross dribble. Handling...

Why most players miss the baseline reverse

Reverses are really important. You have to be able to make them. There are really 3 things that players do wrong that screw up on reverses: 

Bates Fundamentals Elite Basketball Camp Top Performers

Over 80 youth athletes gathered at Lincoln High School in Ypsilanti, Michigan yesterday to take part in the second annual Bates Fundamentals Elite Basketball Camp. Bates Fundamentals is an...

Bates Fundamentals Camp bringing Y1ACT to Michigan

Bates Fundamentals is a basketball organization focused on the training and development of youth basketball players.   

Fundamentals of developing a free throw routine

Free throws are the simplest part of the game of basketball, you get fouled, and you go to the line to get two or three free shots.

How to Properly Warm-Up Before Playing Basketball

Doing a proper warm-up before any kind of sporting activity is essential but it is even more important in a physical demanding sport like basketball. Over the years, coaches have tried different...

The Ultimate Guide to Playing Center

Perhaps no player is more important to getting results than the center.

Kobe Bryant's 3 Tips for Defensive Slides

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is known for his five NBA championship rings and, more specifically, his amazing scoring ability. But it's his tenacity on the defensive end that sets him...

Increase Vertical Jump Today With These 5 Exercises!

Basketball is a game of explosiveness, anyone who plays the game at a high level works on this craft. Every athlete is different, some athletes are more naturally gifted then others, this does not...