NBPA GRASSROOTS BLOG

Off the court with the 450

The NBPA Grassroots Blog is here to provide you with resources and a sense of community. Here you will find updates on your favorite 450 Members along with training, financial literacy tips, mental health exercises/activities and more!

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Recovering from an Injury

  • January 26, 2021
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Dr. James N. Robinson, Sports Medicine Physician, HSS

How to best recover after an injury so you can get back on the court at the right time.

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Recovery After Games - Am I Doing Enough?

  • January 26, 2021
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Snehal Patel PT, MPT, SCS Clinical Lead Hospital for Special Surgery – Westside Sports Medicine Institute

Learn how to best recover after an intense game on the court.

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What to Do in the Pre-season- Am I Doing the Right Things to be Ready?

  • December 22, 2020
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Snehal Patel PT, MPT, SCS Clinical Lead Hospital for Special Surgery

Snehal Patel PT, MPT, SCS Clinical Lead Hospital for Special Surgery – Westside Sports Medicine Institute is here to talk to you about what you should be doing during the preseason to stay ready for the season!

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Common Youth Basketball Injuries: Part 2

  • December 04, 2020
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Dr. James Robinson, Sports Medicine Physician, HSS

Dr. James Robinson, Sports Medicine Physician, HSS is back with part 2 of "Common Basketball Youth Injuries and Participation Guidelines!

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Parents' Guide to Managing Injury Rehab at Home

  • December 04, 2020
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Dr. Kathryn McElheny, Sports Medicine Physician, HSS

Dr. Kathryn McElheny, Sports Medicine Physician, HSS shares some tips on how you can support your injured youth athlete at home.

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Youth Strength Training

  • December 04, 2020
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Dr. Ben Nwachukwu, Sports Medicine Surgeon, HSS & Medical Consultant, NBPA

Important strength training tips for your youth athlete. Dr. Ben Nwachukwu, Sports Medicine Surgeon, HSS & Medical Consultant, NBPA provides you with important information you need to know!

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What is Sports Pyschology?

  • December 04, 2020
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Dr. Ben Nwachukwu: Sports Medicine Surgeon, HSS & Medical Consultant, NBPA

Learn how psychological factors can affect return to play in athletes by Dr. Ben Nwachukwu from Hospital for Special Surgery

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Post Moves with Lisa Leslie

  • December 04, 2020
  • Training Ground
  • Becca Greenwell

In this NBPA Training Ground drill feature, Lisa Leslie demonstrates the Reverse Pivot Step Back to help you create separation from defenders!

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Post Moves with Bam Adebayo

  • September 25, 2020
  • Training Ground
  • Becca Greenwell

In this NBPA Training Ground drill feature, Bam Adebayo demonstrates post moves to help you score in the paint!

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Virtual Fan Experience

  • September 30, 2020
  • Player Spotlight
  • Andrew Godnick

Take a look at how the Virtual Fan Experience has impacted these playoff games.

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Foam Rolling Tips for Athletes

  • September 17, 2020
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Hospital for Special Surgery

Foam Rolling Tips brought to you by Hospital for Special Surgery

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Bubble Check-In With Dr Ben - Day 1

  • December 04, 2020
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Dr. Ben: Sports Medicine Surgeon, HSS & Medical Consultant, NBPA

Inside A Day In The Life Of A Physician In The NBA Bubble with HSS Doctor Ben Nwachukwu

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Healthy Snack Tips: What to Eat Before a Workout

  • December 04, 2020
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Jason Machowsky, RD, CSSD, RCEP, CSCS at HSS

Not sure what to eat before a workout? HSS Sports Dietitian, Jason Machowksy, tells you what foods help fuel your body best and when to eat them.

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ACL Prevention Tips

  • December 04, 2020
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS Sponsored content)
  • Dr. Ben Nwachukwu, Sports Medicine Surgeon, HSS & Medical Consultant, NBPA

ACL Injury Prevention Tips brought to you by the NBPA Sports Medicine Team and Dr. Ben Nwachukwu from Hospital for Special Surgery

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Basketball is Back

  • July 17, 2020
  • Player Spotlight
  • Andrew Godnick

Basketball is Back: Take a look at how the resumption of play will operate.

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Jab Step Series with Aaron Gordon

  • July 28, 2020
  • Training Ground
  • Becca Greenwell

In this NBPA Training Ground Video, Aaron Gordon breaks down the difference between a jab step and a rocker step. A jab step is a simple, yet effective move.. but if mastered can help you leave your defenders in the dust!

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NBPA x CoStar

  • July 17, 2020
  • What's New
  • Becca Greenwell

Introducing the NBPA's Exclusive Fan Engagement Platform

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