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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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501 Awesome Basketball Quotes

I love collecting and sharing basketball quotes. Basketball quotes are terrific for motivating and inspiring coaches and athletes. Countless times I’ve recited various quotes to my players or fellow coaches and they always have a positive effect. As you go through the basketball quotes below, I encourage you to write down any that inspire you. […]

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