Kawhi Leonard has overcome major obstacles in the six years between losing his father and becoming the second youngest NBA Finals MVP ever. We take a look at some of the defining moments on the journey with his high school coach at King (Riverside, Calif.).
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“Tum Tum” Nairn is our 2013-14 Student Sports Nickname of the Year. Similar to our Names of the Year, we’ve also have Nicknames of the Year going back to the 1954-55 season. Many of these players were all-state level performers with nicknames coined while still in high school. There have been tons of nicknames given out through the years, but these are some of the best that have stood the test of time.
LeBron James is playing in is fourth consecutive NBA Finals and gunning for his third consecutive NBA title. He’s being called by some the greatest small forward ever and he hasn’t yet reached his 30th birthday. We take a look back at the growing legend in his first national cover story in the November 2001 edition of Student Sports Magazine when James was entering his junior season at St. Vincent-St. Mary (Akron, Ohio).
With the Pangos All-American Camp entering its 12th year, we decided to take a look at the national camp’s top dozen performers over the years. Many are now household NBA names, while others never seem to shine brighter than they did during this annual three-day basketball showcase.
Know yourself and what you want before beginning the recruiting process. With recruiting more cut throat and transfer rates higher than ever, young players must realize school size and location are crucial factors in making a sound college choice.
There really is no such thing as an off-season in basketball anymore, but what you accomplish when school is out will determine how well you perform with your club team during the viewing period and with your high school team next winter. Today we offer a four-step process of how to set up your personal training program.