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Injury/Pain

How to Avoid and Treat a Torn Meniscus

What to do if you tear your meniscus.

The Performance Life

adiPure Training Tips from Mark Verstegen

Check out this video to learn about the benefits of training with the new adidas adiPure trainer.

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How to Avoid Common Basketball Injuries

Use these drills to reduce your risk for five common aches and pains.

Movement

6 Exercises to Boost Your Vertical

Jump higher with this six-week plan from performance specialist Craig Friedman.

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Strengthen Your Core for Hoops

Shore up your core to improve your performance on the basketball court.

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Jump Out of the Gym

Strengthen your legs and leap higher with these innovative exercises.

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5 Things You Can Learn Watching Hoops

ESPN basketball analyst Fran Fraschilla explains what to watch for to improve your own game.

Training

Plyometrics: A Primer

Plyometrics can build power and teach your body to move more efficiently. Here's a guide.

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How to Improve Lateral Speed for Basketball

Become a better defender by increasing your lateral speed with these sports performance tips.

Movement

Step Back for Speed

The fastest way to become a quicker athlete may be behind you.

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How to Take it to the Hoop

ESPN college basketball analyst Doug Gottlieb shares his secrets for slashing to the hoop.

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10 Ways to Elevate Your Basketball Game

Raise your hoops game with advice from D1 coaches, performance specialists and ESPN and ABC college basketball analysts.

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Wreak Havoc on the Hardwood

How to use your mind and your mouth to throw your opponent off his game.

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Grab More Rebounds

Become a beast on the boards with the right mentality and a handful of new exercises.

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Pickup Basketball: A Survivor’s Guide

4 secrets to crush the other team in hoops—even when you haven’t a clue who you’re playing with.

Injury/Pain

Everything You Need to Know About Shin Splints

Shin splints occur when the bones, muscles, and joints of the lower leg endure constant pounding and stress. Are you susceptible?

Injury/Pain

How to Heal an Ankle Sprain

The ankle is the most frequently injured part of the body among athletes. Are you at risk for this reoccurring injury?

Injury/Pain

The Complete Guide to ACL Injuries

Use this guide to help protect yourself from a nasty knee injury.

Injury/Pain

Achilles Tendonitis: A Primer

The most often injured tendon in the body is a classic overuse injury. Are you at risk?

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Make Your Return to the Hardwood

Three Q&As to help you get back in the game, whether your body is broken down or just out of shape.

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Latest Tagged Basketball

Injury/Pain

How to Avoid and Treat a Torn Meniscus

What to do if you tear your meniscus.

The Performance Life

adiPure Training Tips from Mark Verstegen

Check out this video to learn about the benefits of training with the new adidas adiPure trainer.

Play Better

How to Avoid Common Basketball Injuries

Use these drills to reduce your risk for five common aches and pains.

Movement

6 Exercises to Boost Your Vertical

Jump higher with this six-week plan from performance specialist Craig Friedman.

Play Better

Strengthen Your Core for Hoops

Shore up your core to improve your performance on the basketball court.