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Masaku Sparks: 3 Years Down The Line

Masaku Sparks is arguably one of the teams with the most intriguing stories in Kenyan basketball in the recent times. The then star-studded team was formed under the umbrella of the Machakos County, a move that saw it begin its trade at the premier league

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Be A Good Teammate

It is important for the mood in a team to be positive at all times and each player is equally responsible for the mood on court. So what kind of a player are you? The morale booster or killer? Below are a few traits that fall into the two categories. If t

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Building Confidence with Positive Self-talk

We all mess up sometimes. It could happen in our daily lives over and over again. We can’t avoid mistakes, but we can avoid the harsh self-talk we often punish ourselves with. Doing so could change your basketball mental game. Self-talk, or your inner d

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Coaching Tips: How To Break The Press

Facing a full-court or half-court press usually is disconcerting for players. Often they are caught off guard by the press and feel vulnerable when the defense tries to force turnovers. One of the keys to breaking a press is to teach players to beat traps

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Things Good Basketball Players Do

You think you’re a good player? You’re a young player with basketball dreams? If you’re reading this article, chances are you want to become a great ball player. Chances are you do not have much guidance outside of your team basketball c

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5 Ways For Players To Improve Immediately

Like most people, a lot of basketball players are looking for that one thing that will create an immediate impact for themselves and their team. Let’s take a look at five things any player can do to gain immediate improvement: 1. Take higher percent

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Mental Toughness

5 seconds left on the clock, and your team is down by one point. The coach calls a time-out and goes over the last play of the game. The outcome of the game basically relies on this one play, the final play. The crowd is going crazy.Too much tension in th

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