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What Part of the Rim to Aim at When Shooting a Basketball

Have you ever wondered if there was a ‘correct’ spot on the rim that players should aim for when shooting a basketball?

I know I have… many times.

Admittedly, I’ve always been an “aim at whatever feels most comfortable for you” coach. But recently, I’ve been questioning whether that’s a good enough answer…

So I asked 18 experts and here’s what they told me…

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Basketball Tryouts Advice – 28 Experts Share Their Secrets

With basketball tryouts about to begin for the new season, I’ve received numerous emails asking for advice on basketball tryouts.

Since my last ‘expert post’ on practice mistakes received so much positive feedback, I decided to use this as an opportunity to once again ask some of the greatest minds in basketball to share their knowledge.

I asked 28 experts this question…

“What are the top 2 or 3 pieces of advice you’d give to a beginner coach conducting tryouts this season?”

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Top 7 Books for Basketball Coaches of 2014

All great coaches are life-long learners. I haven’t met many coaches that don’t love to sit down a devour a good book. I know I do.

I personally finished 24 books this year. Not as many as I would like, but a decent amount while we all try to juggle the other parts of life.

Not all of the books I read were basketball related, but I’ve chosen my favorite 7 that relate to basketball in some way, since if you’re on the BFC website, they’ll probably appeal to you.

Here’s my top 7 in no particular order…

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