The biggest skill that basketball court awareness will give you is the ability to have next action thinking for your skill development.
Here is what people are doing wrong. If you want to be good, you must have rock solid fundamental skills. The brain cannot navigate advanced problem solving and pattern recognition until it can devote full attention to this task. As an athlete, you must be able to dribble seamlessly with both hands, be able to shoot unconsciously at a high percentage, and be physically in great shape. Once you have these three in place – you can tackle understanding games and game scenarios with greater skill and understanding. Until then, you are floundering in games and not able to maximize your ability.