Originally Posted by 01amberfirewv
Strength makes you faster. I'm not sure why some people still believe that muscle makes you slower, its just doesn't. Look at sprinters, they are always muscular. If your doing it right weight training will only help.
Adding strength is different than bulking up. Bulking up absolutely slows you down. What planet are you from? The goal for basketball is to be streamlined. Strong core is really important.