Five Basketball Coaching Tips to Avoid Parental
We typically think of basketball coaching as one dimensional (just with basketball players). However; basketball coaching…
Should the NBA Get Rid Of the Dunk Contest?
I didn't even watch the dunk contest. After watching a little bit of the Celebrity and Rising Stars games and being…
March Madness 2013: Tickets On Sale Now
Today marks a little known event in the college basketball world. It's the day that tickets for March Madness 2013…
The Camouflage Kobe Bryant Shoes
This is getting ridiculous! How many different ways can Nike dress up the Kobe VI? The original KobeVI was dressed…
Flywire + Hyperfuse = Nike Zoom Hyperenforcer
Hyperenforcer, the latest Nike basketball sneaker that combines flywire and hyperfuse. Meaning more stability and breathability…
Foamposite Jordan 6 Rings
The last 4 years the Jordan 6 Rings have seen some pretty cool designs. The 6 Rings colorways have used patent leather,…
Basketball Articles (238)
What Are The Best Vertical Jumps In The NBA
What are the best vertical jumps in the NBA? Just for fun we will take a look at some of the greatest jumpers in the NBA, and then see if we can't learn something that applies to our own jumping ability. Before we dig into the NBA lets look at…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 27, 2011  
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Basketball Dribbling Drills for Beginners
One of the most challenging tasks for beginners and coaches is teaching ball handling skills. Dribbling a basketball for young players can be difficult because of the coordination required to control the ball and the size of the ball itself can be a problem. Also, because dribbling is new to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 07, 2011  
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Increase Your Vertical Jump with Strength Training
Increase Your Vertical Jump with Strength Training Everyone can agree that strength training is a key element of any program designed to increase your vertical jump. In fact, the benefits of strength training are undeniable for any form of exercise program. However, many athletes and coaches don't fully apply the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 01, 2011  
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Coaching Beginning Youth Basketball
The most important lessons coaching beginning school aged basketball players for school or a traveling team are not about basketball. Teaching players to be responsible people are the real lessons to learn. Responsiblity includes attending practice on time which helps set the tone not only for basketball practice but have…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 12, 2011  
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What Type Of Person Owns A Sports Shop/sports Store? An Underdog
Well, because you love sports, duh. I know it seems like an obvious answer, but it may not be quite that simple for me. I mean I love sports, all sports. Even the obscure ones like cricket and curling (Who didn't set their alarm or DVR to watch that stuff…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 03, 2011  
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How to Slam Dunk
How to Slam Dunk Being able to slam dunk is one of the mostly advanced and highly sought after skills in Basketball. Slam dunking a basketball instantly demonstrates your expertise, giving you credibility as a player. Over the years entire exhibitions and competitions have been created, revolving around dunking, amazing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 02, 2011  
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Basketball Basics: Teaching Shooting
There are many opportunities to teach shooting throughout the season because players like to shoot. They are often practicing shots before practice, after practice, and in the parks and gyms. This article offers suggestions on how players can be helped with their shots. The good things is that they see…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 11, 2011  
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27 New Nike Shoes for Basketball
Do you love basketball shoes? Are you a rabid sneakerhead who simply can't get enough pairs of basketball sneakers? Do you sometimes get an anxiety attack because you weren't able to get a pair of a sick limited released kicks? Well, you are not alone. Yours truly knows the joy…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 08, 2011  
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The Lebron 9 Ohio State
The new shoe that LeBron James will be wearing this season is one sick looking shoe. This shoe definitely deserves some "face time" on the hardcourt. Unfortunately, there may not be NBA regular season this year and all the opportunities that this shoe could have to dazzle us with it's…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 16, 2011  
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Lebron James is Lebron James And Michael Jordan is Michael Jordan
LeBron James came to the Miami Heat NBA Basketball Team with Chris Bosh and became the alleged villain for leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers. How can anyone fault LeBron James exercising his Right of freedom of choice to pick what is right for his family and his career? Does it really…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 29, 2011  
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Uconn Success But at What Cost
While the NCAA recently crowned the University of Connecticut as its Division 1 Champion for the 2010-2011 basketball season, the success of this elite program is coming under scrutiny about the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate (APR) score. The question becomes success but at what cost, to the coach, the University,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 04, 2011  
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Jump Manual - is Jump Manual A Scam Or Does it Really Work ?
Are you a basketball player who finally wants to make his first slam dunk? Then you have to be either very tall or jump quite high and jump manual can help you out with this. While you can’t change your size, you can definitely work on the height of your…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 16, 2011  
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Can You Blame Lebron James for Choosing the Miami Heat?
Lebron James got a lot of flack for leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to play for the Miami Heat. You can not blame Lebron when you look at the caliber of the two players he is with now. First, lets look at Dwyane Wade who was the number 5 pick in…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jun 02, 2011  
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How to Jump High
Speed and power are the two key elements that will determine your jumping ability. So, the exercises that make up a jump training program must be centered around improving these elements. Exercises that don't lead toward maximizing strength and power should not be included. Distance running and doing 100's of…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 27, 2011  
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Basketball Drills for Beginners
What beginning basketball drills can be used to capture the attention, encourage, instruct, and create a fun wholesome environment that fosters growth and development? There is nothing more exciting and frightening at the same time than the realization that you have volunteered or have been encouraged to coach basketball to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 06, 2011  
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Shaq Is Retiring After 19 Seasons In The NBA
The day of June 1st 2011 will be remembered as the day that one of the biggest names in sports called it quits. You read that right, Shaquille O'Neal, the man who won 4 NBA titles, is finally retiring. Shaq, who turned 39 back in March, made it official earlier…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jun 01, 2011  
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Can This Shoe Make You Jump Higher
Tremendous hype has been circulating on the Internet about a state-of-the-art shoe which claims to make you jump higher.  Do you guys remember a shoe which made headlines in the 90’s called The Catapult?  It was the LA Gear equivalent of Nike Air Jordan.  Now twenty years after, another shoe…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Basketball Dribbling Drills - Dribble Like A Pro
Learning how to dribble a basketball is imperative to becoming a skilled and talented basketball player. Dribbling a basketball effectively can help position a player to begin the flow of the offense, escape from a harassing defender, and get around a screen to open up passing and shooting options, amongst…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jun 26, 2011  
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Increase Vertical Leap - Jumpsoles Review
What are Jumpsoles? Jumpsoles are weighted frontal training platforms that you attach to your shoes while training.  Over the years, there are mixed reviews regarding the effectiveness of Jumpsoles.  Some have claimed to increase vertical leap by 10-12 inches while most claim they make training unstable and can cause some…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 03, 2011  
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Challenge Red Hyperdunk Nike Shoes for Basketball
Have you picked up a pair of the new Nike Hyperfuse 2011 yet? If not, right now just might be the time to do it. This shoe was originally released in 2008 and each year has become more and more popular. When it was originally released, the Hyperdunk was the lightest…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Do You Want to Be A Better Basketball Player? Learn Easy Tips!
Have you ever wondered how you can get better in basketball without worrying about scams? Will I personally can tell you the legit programs and information to help you increase your game. I know times are tight now and you want to improve your game without having to spend much…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jan 09, 2014  
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Orange Michael Jordan 6 Rings
Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley are two of the greatest players to ever play the game of professional basketball. Of course we all know that one of them was greater than the other, but, nonetheless, both were great. Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley are also very good friends. They frequently…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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My Top 3 Best Backcourt Ballers Ever!
Steve Nash Back to the future. Nash was overlooked by virtually every DI basketball program until Santa Clara came knocking. The too short, too slow white kid from Canada only destroyed bigger and more athletic guards in his junior and senior seasons with the Broncos with passing wizardry, uncanny court…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 29, 2012  
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Kobe Basketball Shoes Keep Dropping
Nike sure likes making Kobe basketball shoes. They continue to drop not only Kobe's signature shoe line, but drop it in record number of colorways. Every week seems to bring a new colorway of the Kobe VI. From the "Grinch" that started the year off to the most recent news…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Handling the Basketball: Tips And Tricks
Handling the basketball is important in the game of basketball. Let’s face it, if you can’t handle the basketball you are hampering your true potential. If you want to be a great basketball player, handling the basketball has to be second nature. There are a few tips and tricks that…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 15, 2012  
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The Gradient Kobe Bryant Shoes
Snake-skin textures, bright colors, camoflouge, three dimensions. What the hell am I talking about? The above mentioned designs have all been used on the uppers of the Kobe VI. The shoe that has continued to pump out the most creative designs on the face of the planet. That's right. Nothing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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The New Kobe VII
Drum roll please. The wait is finally over. Images of the new Kobe signature sneaker have surfaced and the Kobe VII has officially been unveiled. Wow! It is going to be up to each and every individual sneakehead to determine for themselves whether the seventh edition of the revolutionary Kobe…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 15, 2011  
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Wizards’ John Wall Throws A Shot at Reggie Jackson? At the Nba?
If you have been a basketball fan for a couple years, you know about the Washington Wizards’ star John Wall as the basketball player, and not from his dance song “Do the John Wall”. Wall has been selected as the No. 1 pick in the draft, has been selected to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jul 15, 2015  
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The New Lebron 9 China
Lebron James has had a lot to think about this past off season. He and his Miami Heat teammates suffered a heartbreaking NBA Finals Championship defeat to the Dallas Mavericks this past season. It was tough for all the memebers of the Heat. But it was exponetially tougher for King…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 02, 2011  
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Linsanity: Jeremy Lin Ignites Knicks, MSG
Okay, I hadn't seen him play. Just the highlights, which can always be deceiving. You could watch a Blake Griffin Youtube montage and come away thinking he's the best power forward in the game, which is obviously not true. So, I flipped on the New York Knicks vs. Los Angeles…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Feb 12, 2012  
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