Tag Archives: Jimmer Fredette

Sport-Specific Skills vs. General Athletic/Movement Skills

In Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletter 5.9, I wrote about Jimmer Fredette and the misperceptions about his athleticism. Then, I wrote about The Jimmer’s athleticism more in depth. On twitter, someone asked what I saw to make the statements about his athleticism. The … Continue reading

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3v3 Isn’t Real Basketball

Since starting the Playmakers Basketball Development League, the biggest hurdle to overcome is the perception that somehow 3v3 basketball is not real basketball. In the U.S., soccer players do not play full 11v11 games until they are teenagers, but 6-year-olds … Continue reading

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Jimmer Fredette: Hype, Potential and Athleticism

After writing about Jimmer this week in Newsletter 5.9, several articles and comments about his athleticism and potential have been published. Pete Thamel of the New York Times wrote “N.B.A. Scouting Report on Jimmer: Good but not Great.”

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