There has only been one Magic Johnson in almost 40 years. If you’re tall, worry about being a player and not a point guard.
Without turning down open shots, there are practice days when you want to concentrate on assists and hockey assists.
In the end, you will be evaluated on how well you play in tough games and in crunch time.
You need to practice immediate refocusing after a bad play. There isn’t any time for mourning.
Practice going hard straight, right and left. Your stock will rise.
Many finesse players think they don’t have to be part junkyard dog. They are mistaken
You can only improve your “measurables” (vertical jump, speed, quickness etc.) by a relatively small %.
You can improve your skills and decision making by a large%.
Just returned from Portsmouth watching college seniors try to play their way into the Draft. These guys are good and most aren’t even on the bubble. Be humble and work your butt off.
Assume that each time you play, it’s the only time an evaluator will have a chance to scout you.
Travel Play often fools you to think that “it’s just another game”.
Travel Basketball: Ask yourself if you do more for your travel team than it does for your individual development.
It’s difficult to receive a scholarship for just playing hard and taking care of the ball but if you don’t do both, a lot of coaches will dismiss you-no matter what else you can do.