One of the best ways to get information today is through social media. Unfortunately though, it can be very hard to search through all of the different information to find exactly what you are looking for, and also make sure that it is reliable information. As a basketball player or coach it is no different. That is why we have decided to put together a list of some of the best social media basketball resources out there today (Twitter and Facebook). This will hopefully help to give you a great starting point to figuring out what you are looking for, and what resources will best fit you.
I am sure that I missed a couple of great accounts. So if you have one that you feel needs to be on the list comment bellow and we will do our best to add it to the list. Thanks, and enjoy!
If you are looking for quality posts throughout the day on a variety of different coaching and player development topics Alan Stein is a great person to follow. His background is in basketball strength training, and he is considered one of the experts in this field. Make sure you follow him for some great basketball tips.
Of course we have to throw our name into the mix, and hopefully you will find that we are worthy to be on this list of great social media basketball resources. Our goal is to provide as many training tips, motivational quotes, and coaching tips as we can for both coaches and players. Everything we post is designed to help you become a better coach or player.
If you are an NBA or college basketball fan this is a must follow. BBall Breakdown does a great job of live tweeting throughout different basketball games and helps to breakdown different plays and players. They will help you understand what is going on, and also help you become a better coach or player.
One of the biggest keys to developing as a basketball player is to make sure that you are taking care of your body, and spending the needed time on recovery. These guys are dedicated to posting tips about different healthy tips for recovery, physical improvement, and more.
Coach Adams is a basketball skill development coach located in North Carolina and he is dedicated to helping basketball players get better. You can trust what he posts because he has a great basketball training background, and has worked with some really high level basketball players.
If you are a basketball coach (at any level) this account is a must follow. Coach Raveling is a former head college basketball coach that has years of coaching experience. He does a great job of adding the right perspective to coaching and making sure that coaches are staying on track.
If you have been a basketball coach for any extended period of time you are probably at least a little bit familiar with Coaching U. They do a great job of providing different coaching quotes and information for basketball coaches of all levels.
Daniel is a basketball trainer from Minneapolis, MN and is dedicated to helping basketball players improve and grow through skill development. If you are looking for quality training tips this is a great account to follow.
Tim is the head men's basketball coach at Nebraska University. He does a great job of posting great coaching insights while also doing a great job of shedding some light on the college basketball scene. If you are a basketball coach he is a must follow.
Shot Science Hoops
If you are looking for shooting tips as well as updates on what is going on in the current basketball community (NBA, College, Etc.) you need to checkout Shot Science. They do a great job of breaking down shooting technique and giving some great shooting tips.
It is always great to hear and learn from basketball coaches that have years of experience and have been through countless learning situations. This is a great account to follow if you are a player, coach, or just a fan of the game.
Bob is the women's coach at Texas A & M university. He is full of great coaching information and is a resource that every basketball coach should take advantage of. Whether it is quality basketball quotes, or updates from what is happening in the basketball community, he does a great job of keeping you up to date.
This account is managed by basketball skill development coach Drew Hanlen. He does a great job of keeping you up to date on what is going on in the basketball world, but also does a great of providing some quality training tips as well.
Brendan Suhr is probably most known for his assistant coaching career with the Detroit Pistons when they won their two championships during the "Bad Boy" years. However, coach Suhr is still a big part of the basketball community today and offers a lot of knowledge about the game.
Coach 4 Character
If you are a coach that is looking for miscellaneous coaching tips and information on a regular basis, then Coach 4 Character is a great account to follow. They offer some really quality information on a regular basis, and are always helping coaches improve their craft.
Hoop Coaches is great because the account is not trying to push any company or product. They simply care about providing quality information to coaches and helping them improve. If you are looking for a great free resource, you have found it here.
Mike Dunlap is the head men's basketball coach at Loyola Marymount University, and his account does a great job of providing coaching insights from a current head coach. If you are current or aspiring basketball coach you will find some great tips for your team and what you should be doing as a coach on a daily basis.
Sam Allen is a skill development coach and recruiting expert. He owns the Blue Collar Basketball training company and he does a great job of providing coaching tips as well as skill development instruction. Coach Allen also does a great job of providing some really good coaching quotes as well.
Jon Gordon is not a basketball coach, but he does a great job of providing some great coaching advice and life principles that apply really well to basketball, and sports in general. So whether it is a tweet that helps give you perspective on the day, or something that you can pass on to your players, he is a great follow.
Kevin Eastman is probably the most well known NBA assistant coach in today's game. He has been Doc Rivers right hand man in Boston and now in LA. Coach Eastman does a great job of providing quality basketball coaching tips, quotes, and so much more!
Online Basketball Drills
If you are interested in basketball training tips, drills, and daily motivational quotes this is a great account to follow. It is more geared for youth to high school level coaches and players, but it is a great resources for daily information.
This page is going to help you out with daily tips, quotes, and drills that you can use for your practice or training time. If you are a youth basketball coach or a parent that is looking for information for their child this is a must follow.
*For a summarized version of this list on Twitter checkout the list that we created. Twitter List: Basketball Resources