“Seeing” the floor: Vastly under rated “skill”. You can practice this every time you play-if you concentrate on it.
“Top 50″ and “Top 100″ Lists: First of all, they are usually one person’s opinion and secondly, players can peak early or bloom late. Work on your game!
College coaches will be out looking for late additions.
NBA All Star Game- keep it in perspective- a great PR event for the league.
If you have forgotten how the Spurs play, refresh. The ball never “settles” at a player. They either have a good shot on the catch or pass or attack with bounce.
Playing Hard: Some coaches call it a skill. Whatever you call it, if you don’t do it every time out, you’re shortchanging yourself.
Risk/Reward: Attack under control! Harder than it sounds, but ideally where you want to be.
Sounds too simple but getting yourself open is a great skill. Need some technique but mostly it’s desire and timing.
Everyone says you should get most of the 50-50 balls. That’s understood. You should also be getting most of the 40-60 and 30-70 balls.
Two of the last three plays in the Super Bowl were very unlikely twists of fate. Forget the last play and play your butt off on the next one.
If you are your team’s best player, you have to be your team’s best practice player.