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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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Team Culture

We have fewer teams in each division this year and the leagues just became more competitive. As usual as a result teams need to work harder and smarter and one thing that surely should be a great motivator is positive team culture. Team culture is the man

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Strengthen Your Basketball Mind

Mental toughness is the ability to rebound from setbacks and disappointments. This characteristic equates to being mentally flexible, having a strong self-belief, persevering through challenges, and responding to situations with calmness, focus, and the p

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Bench Struggles: How About A Better Season?

‘Reserve’ is one of the most underrated positions in basketball.  It is one that requires patience, character and discipline more than the starting assignment, which anyone can handle. This is the player who in some cases may not have had the chance

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Individual Basketball Workout Keys

Second Opinion The value of individual work-outs to isolate and improve individual basketball related skills is undisputed. Having a clear work-out plan designed by an expert is imperative, but not as many players buy in to it. When your car breaks down,

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Preparing For The New Season

As a player I always looked forward to the new basketball season because it was a chance for me to display all the things I had worked on over the summer. I would come into basketball training or practice and be ready to go. It is important to make sure t

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