As school basketball season winds down, many AAU and summer hoops teams are alreading ramping up. Tournament season has already kicked off in many parts of the country.
We asked some of our leading POINT 3 Alpha skills trainers: Should a player take time off between school and the AAU season?
"Yeah, he's already got some offers from colleges," James told CBS Detroit before the Cleveland Cavaliers' matchup against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday. "It's pretty crazy. It should be a violation. You shouldn't be recruiting 10-year-old kids."
When basketball fans and members of the media are writing about a 10-year-old, no matter who his father is, it's clear things have gone too far.
As a former collegiate and professional athlete and an athletic trainer, I’ve seen it all when it comes to team dynamics. I’ve seen great teams that stick together, support each other and win championships, and I’ve seen splintered teams, torn apart by a lack of trust and struggling to keep it together on the court.
A healthy team means a healthy chance of team success. In my experience, there are three main signs of a healthy team.