The Triple-Double Tenacity of Russell Westbrook

Point Guard Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder has been on quite the tear lately since capturing the 2015 NBA All-Star MVP when he scored 41 points and proved himself to be the brightest star on the biggest stage. Since then, the Oklahoma City Thunder have been in a fight for their playoff lives […]

Atlanta Hawks: Playing as a Team

  The Atlanta Hawks just completed the best undefeated record in a calendar month in NBA history going 17-0. The Atlanta Hawks are currently on a 19-game winning streak and are beating teams every night without one bonafide NBA star, never mind having two or three superstars. In a league where the term “Big Three” […]

Frustration as Motivation

  The time of the year is approaching when all-stars are selected from teams and recognized for having impressive individual statistics, contributing to their team’s success, and being respectful teammates. There are only a certain number of all-star spots available and not everyone who is deserving gets selected. This past Thursday, the NBA announced the […]

Player Profile: Hassan Whiteside C Miami Heat

Player Profile Hassan Whiteside C Miami Heat Hassan Whiteside is quickly becoming a unique story in the NBA. In a league where big men come at a premium and are often scouted and observed sometimes even before they enter high school, Hassan Whiteside is showing the world that he can be a productive and solid […]

Elite State Team Tryouts

Elite State Team Tryouts Beginning this January, Premier Hoops will be forming teams selected out of players from the North Shore, South Shore, and Southern New Hampshire locations. The Elite Select Team will be made up out of boys and girls from grades 4 through 12. Be part of a unique opportunity to be play […]

Eyes Behind Your Head: Becoming A More Effective Passer

Eyes Behind Your Head: Becoming A More Effective Passer Whether you are a guard or a big man, the skill of passing is one of the most important fundamentals that you can add to your basketball repertoire. Throughout the next few paragraphs, we will explore what you can do as a basketball player to become […]

Premier Hoops Offering Exciting Winter Programs!!!

Premier Hoops just completed the successful 3-Day Thanksgiving Tune-Up Clinic in which young athletes were prepared for basketball tryouts that start in most schools this upcoming week. Participants went through a rigorous training program that improved conditioning, and taught basketball fundamentals needed to become successful. Now that December is here, Premier Hoops has some exciting […]

Hope for Hops

Every basketball player who has ever stepped foot on the blacktop has dreamed of jumping higher.  The 10-foot-tall rusty rim calls out to basketball players, begging for them to grab it, hang on it, and never let go.  Every basketball player has the desire to jump higher so they can dunk on and jump over […]

Anthony Davis’ Transformation and Rise to Stardom

Anthony Davis is quickly becoming one of my favorite players to watch.  Anthony Davis is a 6-10, 220 pound forward/center who plays for the New Orleans Pelicans.  Davis had a career night last night in which his team defeated the Utah Jazz in Utah 106-94.  Anthony Davis’ stat line was:   43 Points 16 Rebounds […]

Premier Hoops 3-Day Thanksgiving Tune-Up Clinic!

Premier Hoops 3-Day Thanksgiving Tune-Up Clinic!   Premier Hoops will once again be offering their successful Thanksgiving Tune-Up Clinic in Peabody, MA next week. Interested athletes in Peabody, as well from surrounding towns and cities such as Salem, Beverly, Danvers, Swampscott, Marblehead, Lynn, Saugus, Lynnfield, Middleton, Wakefield, North Reading, Melrose, Reading, Revere, Stoneham, Somerville, Cambridge, […]