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The Hardwood Hustle Basketball Podcast is for those who know basketball is more than a game. Internationally renowned basketball performance expert Alan Stein (Stronger Team) and Washington, DC sports-podcasting superstar Adam Bradley (Ball Hogs Radio) teamed up teamed up to create a unique platform to cross between the lines of life and basketball. The Hardwood Hustle Basketball Podcasts educates, engages and entertains and has featured guests such as Mark Cuban, Kevin Durant, Jay Bilas and Kevin Eastman. Official partners: Better Basketball, Krossover, PGC Basketball and Vertimax.

The Hardwood Hustle Basketball Podcast is for those who know basketball is more than a game. Internationally renowned basketball performance expert Alan Stein (Stronger Team) and Washington, DC sports-podcasting superstar Adam Bradley (Ball Hogs Radio) teamed up teamed up to create a unique platform to cross between the lines of life and basketball. The Hardwood Hustle Basketball Podcasts educates, engages and entertains and has featured guests such as Mark Cuban, Kevin Durant, Jay Bilas and Kevin Eastman. Official partners: Better Basketball, Krossover, PGC Basketball and Vertimax.
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Washington, D.C.

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The Hardwood Hustle Basketball Podcast is for those who know basketball is more than a game. Internationally renowned basketball performance expert Alan Stein (Stronger Team) and Washington, DC sports-podcasting superstar Adam Bradley (Ball Hogs Radio) teamed up teamed up to create a unique platform to cross between the lines of life and basketball. The Hardwood Hustle Basketball Podcasts educates, engages and entertains and has featured guests such as Mark Cuban, Kevin Durant, Jay Bilas and Kevin Eastman. Official partners: Better Basketball, Krossover, PGC Basketball and Vertimax.

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@AlanStein

Language:

English


Episodes

Focus on the how, not the what – Player Episode

11/15/2017
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We often refer to the quote ‘How you do anything is how you do everything’ and in this player episode we discuss the importance of players being more focused on how they do things rather than what they are doing.

Duration: 00:12:18


Episode 153 – Creating and Managing Growth with TeamSnap

11/14/2017
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With over 15 million players, parents, and coaches using the TeamSnap sports communication app, creating and managing growth is certainly a specialty of the TeamSnap brand. We believe coaches will take away key leadership principles shared in this episode by Ken McDonald, Vice President of TeamSnap.

Duration: 00:32:02


Episode 152 – Father/Daughter Coaching Combo

11/9/2017
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At a recent PGC clinic in Los Angeles Adam and TJ were joined by a state championship winning coaching staff comprised of assistant coach Darryl and head coach Tanisha, who also happen to be father and daughter to each other. They share great perspective on what it’s like to coach with family, which few coaches […]

Duration: 00:16:25


Mastering the pick and roll with Josh Magette

11/8/2017
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In today’s game alomst every team uses the pick and roll as an integral part of their offense, and in this player episode we are joined by Atlanta Hawks Josh Magette who has used his skill in the pick and roll to get to the professional level. Josh shares his mindset behind reading and using […]

Duration: 00:15:46


Episode 151 – Communicating from a distance with TeamSnap

11/7/2017
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In today’s world, more and more communication occurs from a distance. With team members all over the world, TeamSnap’s Vice President Ken McDonald brings great insight into how you can excel in your communication no matter where your team happens to be.

Duration: 00:32:01


Episode 150 – Michael Doleac

11/3/2017
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Former NBA player Michael Doleac joins us for a great interview in this episode. We discuss his current coaching role, growth mindsets, and much more!

Duration: 00:19:50


Feeling Like Quitting – Player Episode

11/1/2017
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At some point during before, during, or after your season you may have feelings of potentially wanting to quit. Is this the right decision for you? Today, Adam and TJ talk players through this decision and share when it may be the right decision for a player to quit or continue to push through their […]

Duration: 00:14:18


Episode 149 – Somewhere in the Middle

10/31/2017
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As we begin a new basketball season, coaches must prepare for the highs and lows that their team’s will experience throughout the year. In today’s episode Adam and TJ discuss how coaches can better navigate these situations by staying ‘somewhere in the middle’ and managing to the exciting highs and devastating lows.

Duration: 00:16:40


Episode 148 – OKC Shoot-A-Round

10/26/2017
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In today’s episode we break down some of the dynamics facing the Oklahoma City Thunder throughout the 2017-18 season.

Duration: 00:19:14


Asking Questions – Player Episode

10/25/2017
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Building off a quote from Micah Hayes at Emmanuel College, ‘The questions you ask will increase the questions you can answer.” If you’re not a player who is consistently asking great questions, we hope today’s episode gives you insight into why you should and how you can ask questions that help take your understanding of […]

Duration: 00:10:46


Episode 146 – NCAA Scandal Part 1

10/19/2017
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In today’s episode we bring you part one of a round table discussion featuring Adam, TJ, Sam Allen and Graham Maxwell with thoughts on the news of the recent NCAA bribery scandal.

Duration: 00:21:35


You Can Lead Now – Player Episode

10/18/2017
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Players, are you waiting to express your leadership ability for when you get older and it finally becomes ‘your turn’? In today’s episode Adam and TJ share how you can lead in whatever role you have on the team TODAY, as well as why you should lead with this mindset.

Duration: 00:13:49


Episode 145 – Creating Culture with TeamSnap

10/15/2017
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You know TeamSnap for their weekly communication tips, and today we’re joined by Chief Growth Officer Ken McDonald to talk about creating culture. Recently voted as one of the best places to work in America, you’ll love the insight from the TeamSnap organization in today’s episode.

Duration: 00:26:56


Episode 144 – NBA Shoot-A-Round (Social Media, Practice, Cities, Nike Uniforms)

10/13/2017
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In this NBA episode we begin with two quarters discussing pro athletes and their interactions on social media. The second half begins with our thoughts on cities deserving NBA teams, and finish the 4th quarter with our thoughts on the new Nike uniforms.

Duration: 00:33:18


Staying motivated despite current results – Player Episode

10/11/2017
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Players, are you putting in as much work as you possibly can and still not seeing the results you want? We share tips to help you keep perspective and stay motivated no matter what situation you are in.

Duration: 00:12:58


Episode 143 – Player’s Stories > Coach’s Stories

10/9/2017
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In Episode 143 we discuss how coaches can improve team culture and buy-in by taking the focus off of their ‘story’ and enhancing their player’s stories. We hope this challenges and encourages you today, and don’t forget to send us as tweet @Hardwood_Hustle to let us know what you thought!

Duration: 00:20:54


Episode 142 – Should you run your team?

10/5/2017
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During most practices, players find themselves on the baseline running sprints. Is this the best way to get your team in shape? In today’s episode Adam and TJ challenge coaches to think about ways to physically prepare your team for the upcoming season.

Duration: 00:19:42


Overbearing Coach – Player Episode

10/4/2017
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Players, ever had to deal with a coach who just wouldn’t let up on you? We share our thoughts on how you can handle yourself in these situations and make the best of the relationship with your coach.

Duration: 00:13:26


Episode 141 – NBA Shoot-A-Round

10/4/2017
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In the first half of today’s shoot-a-round we share our thoughts on the Kyrie Irving / Isaiah Thomas trade, and finish with a 2nd half discussion on the retirement of both of Kobe Bryant’s jerseys in LA.

Duration: 00:23:07


Episode 140 – ESPN’s Chris Spatola

9/29/2017
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We are joined for an incredible interview with West Point graduate, former Duke coach and current ESPN analyst Chris Spatola. He brings an amazing perspective to today’s episode and shares his journey, leadership experiences, and much more.

Duration: 00:31:15

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