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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

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


Negative Teammates – Player Episode

9/27/2017
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If you play a team sport, at some point you will have to deal with teammates who bring negative energy. Whether you’ve been that negative teammate or have several on your team, we share ways for you to bring positive energy in these negative situations.

Duration: 00:13:26


Episode 139 – Rep It Out

9/26/2017
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In today’s episode we challenge coaches to change their thinking when it comes to leadership development. When we want players to improve their skills on the court, what do we do? Create drills, games, and challenges to reinforce those skills. Leadership is not different, and for players to truly improve their leadership skills they need […]

Duration: 00:21:29


Episode 138 – Josh Magette

9/21/2017
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In today’s episode we’re excited to share the basketball journey of Josh Magette who is currently on a two-way contract for the Atlanta Hawks. Josh’s story is sure to inspire you as a basketball player, coach, or fan of the game. Enjoy this edition of the Hardwood Hustle!

Duration: 00:25:43


How to maintain a competitive spirit – Player Episode

9/20/2017
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In today’s player episode we share ways for players to stay competitive throughout an entire practice. Competition increases the level of energy and enthusiasm, and practices only become better as the competitive spirit increases. Share with another player today!

Duration: 00:12:19


Episode 137 – Chauncey Billups Mentoring

9/18/2017
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At a recent Spalding IQ basketball camp, Adam had a chance to sit down and talk with Chauncey Billups and talk leadership and mentoring. In today’s episode Adam and TJ discuss what Chauncey had to say about leadership and mentoring. You won’t want to miss this episode!

Duration: 00:21:58


Episode 136 – Have you reached your peak?

9/14/2017
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Based on a recent blog Adam read, today’s episode is all about asking yourself if you’ve peaked as a coach. Everyone always has room to grow as a person and a coach, but are you intentionally taking steps to make that happen?

Duration: 00:19:27


Episode 135 – Working For Free

9/11/2017
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In coaching, working for free is almost an expected part of your journey, but how much should you actually work for free? And can you achieve your goals without it? We discuss this and more in today’s episode!

Duration: 00:25:55


Episode 134 – Is Girl’s Basketball Losing to Volleyball?

9/7/2017
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In today’s episode we are joined by college basketball and volleyball coach Kaleb Money of Piedmont University. The rising popularity of volleyball with reduced number of girl’s playing basketball is a topic that’s being discussed throughout the youth and high school communities. Coaches, send us a tweet @Hardwood_Hustle and let us know your thoughts!

Duration: 00:37:46


Episode 133 – NBA Shoot-A-Round

9/4/2017
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In this NBA episode we discuss the wild summer of NBA stories. We cover Kyrie’s decision to request a trade, John Wall’s supermax, CP3 to the Rockets, and NBA stars who find themselves on a new team every few years. Enjoy this shoot-a-round and let us know your thoughts on each of the topics we […]

Duration: 00:28:33


Episode 132 – Josh Thompson

8/31/2017
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In today’s episode we are joined by high school and AAU coach Josh Thompson. With many successes both on and off the court, Josh shares great perspective on coaching and working with players. We dive in to how he handles coaching high school and AAU teams, as well as his team’s ESPN feature on E:60.

Duration: 00:29:47

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