Author: Leon Warrior

Mikan Drill

George Mikan was the original big man. During his upbringing he needed help with footwork and coordination. Enter the Mikan drill. George Mikan was the first dominating big man in professional basketball history. Mikan played college basketball at DePaul, then enjoyed a nine-year pro career during which he averaged 23.1 points and 9.5 rebounds per game. He was a five-time first team All-NBA selection and was elected to the basketball Hall of Fame in 1959. The 6-foot-10, 245-pound Mikan combined size and strength with tremendous agility and leaping skills. He honed his agility, in part, with a drill developed...

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