Personal Basketball habits
- Be early (early is on time) at games and practice on time.
- Leave late after working on your game.
- Be teachable in both your academically and basketball skills.
- Be respectful to coaches, custodians, fans, officials, teammates, etc.
- Have a good work ethic (hard) at practice and during the game.
- Know what position you are best suited for. (no debate)
- Be a great defensive player (not block shots or back tips) but good footwork: close out, block out, hands up, ball pressure. Have good timing, and able to read the defense.
- Be a good communicator.
- Be able to display the fundamentals of the game. (passing under pressure)
- Work on your shooting range daily.
- Is a good team player? Can set up his teammates. Can pass on the move.
Prepare your Academic options:
- Chose three programs you want to get into.
- Establish five colleges/universties you would be interested in going in. (within your ability).
- Be a good student and your grades need to be a "B" and "A"s.
- You need to put together video of player's game highlights.
- Call & write coaches in a humble matter.
- What they told Chris Weber “if you are good they will find you”. This seems to be a prevalent thought among coaches.
- There are many players out an about throughout the cities in the US that have some great skills but failed some of those first