In our youth program, we teach that basketball IQ is the ability to read and react to what is going on in the basketball court. This is having the capacity to adjust to what is going on around a person’s surroundings. For example, Michael Jordan was considered to have one of the highest basketball IQ along with outstanding athleticism. He would and adjusts to whatever the defense was doing to him, and from an offensive standpoint, he would twist and twirl his body in different directions to score baskets.
To have a good basketball IQ a person must actually understand the game. A person with low IQ is someone who does not know how to adapt to a lot of the basketball situations, sometimes forcing note that shots sometimes, making a bad defense of decisions and also not knowing where they need to be on the court. We spend a lot of time making sure our player’s basketball IQ goes up this is one of the important parts of the game.