I'm 62 and still get pre-game jitters. Yes, coaches have trouble sleeping before a big game. I try to make sure that my team is well prepared for the game. I try to know what the strengths and weaknesses are of my opponent and put together a game plan ... Continue reading »
Spend most of your time working on your ball handling and shooting fundamentals. A player who can handle the ball and shoot is one that will rarely sit for a long period of time. Also, make sure you stay positive and show it during the games. Yelling a... Continue reading »
Go to the bench and ask the coach to give you a breather. If you're too important for the coach to take you out, ask him to take a time out. It's best for you to be at your best!
Get your hands on a copy of Steve Alford's 50-Minute All-American Workout
Below is a printout of the drills, but it's best to see him in action to know what to do.
Steve Alford Shooting Workout
1. Spin Ball outcatch and shoot
2. 10 free throws
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