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Seattle. The Emerald City. Home to the Seattle Supersonics of the NBA. Wait....that's not right. Seattle used to be…
Has the NBA Gone Soft?
Do me a favor. Open up a new tab in your browser, type in "NBA Player" in Google and take a quick look. Alright, now…
NBA Finals 2012 - Miami Heat, Can they Win it
Last year, the Miami Heat reached the 2011 NBA Finals in their first run with the Big Three consisting out of Lebron…
Good Equipment Options for Young Ballers
Most children love playing games involving balls, no matter what game they're playing. There are so many different…
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…
A Daring Red Pair Of Kobe Bryant Shoes
Have you watched a college or professional basketball game lately? I don't mean yesterday or even the day before that.…
Basketball Articles (238)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hyperballer Nike Shoes for Basketball
So you thought it was impossible for another Nike "Hyper" basketball shoe to be dropped? Maybe you did, maybe you didn't. Either way, another Nike "Hyper" shoe has joined the family that includes the Hyperdunk and the Hyperfuse. This era of Hyperfuse we live in seems to bring us an endless variety of shoe…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 04, 2011  
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Performance Monitoring Nike Shoes ? Is it True?
Now as we all know, Nike is the largest supplier of athletic shoes and apparel. Throughout its beginning years, Nike has been known as an innovative company. Armed with technology and innovation, Nike has been able to produce massive lines of shoes such as Nike Jordans, as well as making…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 07, 2012  
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The Most Affordable Kobe Bryant Shoes
If you are looking for a high quality, high performance pair of nike shoes for basketball and have done some comparison shopping, you are fully aware of the price you will have to pay to own a pair. The shoes that make up Nike's signature sneaker lines are not cheap.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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3 Pairs Of Melo M8 Jordan Shoes for Basketball
There are not many professional basketball players that can say they have had 8 different Jordan signature sneakers dropped in their name. But Carmelo Anthony can say just that. The Melo M8 has just dropped and it is the eighth time Carmelo will be rocking a new model of an…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 12, 2011  
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The New York Basketball Scene
Here we are at the beginning of the 2013-14 Basketball season and the New York team (The Knicks and The Nets) are struggling to gain ground on the Eastern Conference. My buddies and I have been haggling over which New York team will do better, but it seems that neither…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Nov 19, 2013  
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An Epic Pair Of Kobe Bryant Shoes
There are many, many epic Nike shoes for basketball. With all the great players that have rocked Nike basketball kicks over the last 20 years, it is impossible to single out one shoe, and one shoe only, and label it as the most epic pair of Nike basketball shoes ever…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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The New Lebron Air Max Ambassador IV
An ambassador is defined as the highest ranking diplomat who represents a nation and is usually accredited to a foreign government or to an international organization. If this is the case, then Lebron James is the Nike Shoe  "ambassador" to the country of China. He sure has been spending a lot of time there…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 29, 2011  
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Flywire + Hyperfuse = Nike Zoom Hyperenforcer
Hyperenforcer, the latest Nike basketball sneaker that combines flywire and hyperfuse. Meaning more stability and breathability and less weight on your sneaker. With stability on your sneaker, power players will play strong thinking they have the support on their foot. Less weight means the faster they will go without dragging…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Feb 13, 2012  
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Nowitzkis Feverish NBA Game 4
The NBA's game 4 played in Dallas, Texas, last night had all the theaterical ingredients of the South Beach's flashiness juxtaposed against the Old Wild West. The finely tuned Porsches, BMW's and Lambroghini's arrived in Dallas prepared to race Texas's finest quarter horses to go up 3 to 1 in…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jun 08, 2011  
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New Huarache Nike Shoes for Basketball
What was once old, is new again. I love that expression. It perfectly describes what our society considers to be "popular."  Popular culture in the United States of America seems to be very cyclical. Would you like an example? The soundtrack of every movie that I have seen in the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 08, 2011  
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How to Dribble A Basketball Better
Dribbling a basketball can be very difficult at first and seem frustrating to improve on but if you know how to handle a basketball better it can be very beneficial to you as a basketball player. The best way to handle a basketball better is to practice. I’m sure you’ve…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Aug 23, 2012  
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Nothing has changed sneakerheads. As we all know, Nike remains the King of basketball shoes. There…
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