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Dime Training / Sep 8, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Learn Kyrie Irving’s Signature Crossover With I Love Basketball TV

Coach Rocky

We can’t guarantee that this instructional video will have you handling like Kyrie Irving, but it will certainly get you on the track to doing so. Watch Coach Rocky of I Love Basketball TV teach you an easy way to master the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar’s signature crossover. Read More »

Dime Training / Aug 27, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Coach Rocky Of I Love Basketball TV Teaches You To Beat Multiple Defenders

Coach Rocky

After you’ve knocked down jumper after jumper, defenders will play you air-tight. After you take advantage by beating them off the dribble, help defense will meet you in the paint. Coach Rocky of I Love Basketball has already taught you to master your jumper and hone your handle, and now he’s back to make your game even better. Read More »

Dime Training, NBA / Aug 19, 2014 / 12:30 pm

How Carmelo Anthony Can Become One Of The Top Three Players In The World

Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant

We know this offseason saw Carmelo Anthony drop a noticeable amount of weight to act as a facilitator in the triangle offense Knicks president Phil Jackson is implementing next season. ‘Melo’s trainer even told the New York Post his client is attempting to become one of the top three players in the world. Here are the steps Anthony needs to take in order to be mentioned within that exalted triumvirate. Read More »

Baller's Blueprint, Dime Training, Smack / Aug 13, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Video: Stephen Curry Tries To Teach Us To Shoot

Stephen Curry

When Stephen Curry gets open beyond the three-point arc, time seems to stand still for a second and you can almost feel the collective intake of breath among Golden State’s fans at Oracle Arena. The persistent chatter from even the most bawdy court-side spectators abruptly cuts off as everyone prepares to watch poetry in motion. That’s what Steph’s shooting does for basketball fans. So you can imagine how excited we got when Degree MEN invited us to a special training session with Curry at Basketball City on Pier 36 resting beside the East River in New York City. Read More »

Dime Training / May 1, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Video: Go Inside The Training Of Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant & Chris Paul

Kevin Durant, Alan Stein

With the season on the line tonight for more than a few players, check out these videos to see how Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Chris Paul train for the big ones. Featuring an inside look on superstar-specific drills from Alan Stein from Stronger Team, as well as inside info on what makes all three players spectacular, you should get a whole new appreciation for what it takes to be great from watching these videos. Read More »

Dime Training, NBA, Video / Feb 18, 2014 / 11:15 am

Video: Kyrie Irving Teaches You His Patented Ball Spins

Kyrie Irving

Despite a rough start to the NBA season, Kyrie Irving proved he belonged with the game’s elite on Sunday, winning the All-Star Game MVP. Everyone talks about his handles–and they’re not wrong to, considering he might have the league’s most devastating moves off the dribble–but it’s really his patented ball spins that set him apart. Read More »

Dime Training, NBA, Video / Feb 13, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Go Inside Steve Nash’s Relentless Comeback From Injury With “The Finish Line”

Steve Nash

Steve Nash is one of the most insightful athletes in the NBA. He always has been. Anyone who’s ever spent time with the man, from Bill Simmons to yours truly, will tell you that. But even the smartest player in the league can’t beat Father Time and this season has been a bust for the former two-time MVP. He’s played in only 10 games, averaging less than 23 minutes while uncharacteristically shooting 36 percent from the floor. Read More »

Dime Training / Nov 12, 2013 / 7:54 pm

Say Hello To The ShotTracker: Revolutionizing Your Workout One Shot At A Time


We’ve all heard the saying “practice makes perfect.” That is true in everything you do and rings true with the sport of basketball as well. One thing that every player works on — whether it’s for their local YMCA team or if you’re Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder — is your jump shot. Throughout the spring and summer, you can find players lined up to play in the park and in the fall and winter those same players filter into the nearest gym. Read More »

Dime Training, NBA, Video / Nov 7, 2013 / 9:45 pm

New NBA Inside Stuff Shows Joakim Noah’s Underwater Workout

Joakim Noah

It was a staple of our Saturday mornings all through school before college effectively turned Saturday into a recovery period. The new NBA Inside Stuff debuted last weekend with hosts Grant Hill and Kristen Ledlow. This Saturday’s show features Joakim Noah and Big Wave surfer Laird Hamilton going through a special underwater workout to get Noah ready to play (roughly) a zillion minutes under Thibs. Read More »

Dime Training / Oct 31, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Point 3’s “Back2Hoops” Program: Master The Crossover Step


Welcome to October – the last month to get yourself ready for the season. To be sure you’re in game shape, your friends at Dime, POINT 3 and their Alpha Trainers will be running BACK2HOOPS, a month long promotion of videos and tips from POINT 3 Alpha Trainers across the country. Read More »