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…
Team Elite III Jordan Shoes for Basketball
The newest edition of the Jordan Team Elite 3 has released and is now available at online retailers. In just three…
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…
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…
PIT High Flyer Jordan Shoes For Basketball
The Jordan Retro. What do you think of when you here those words? When it comes to the news of a upcoming shoe…
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Basketball Articles (238)
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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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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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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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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Basketball Training In Roselle
Some Importance Basketball Training Tips The basketball training guidelines defined in this content are particularly written for children playing organized basketball for begin. Lots of parents improperly believe that when they indication their kid up to join in a basketball league that expertise growth is part of the deal. Nothing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 17, 2015  
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Silver Michael Jordan 6 Rings
What do you think of when you think of John Stockton and Karl Malone? Two all-time NBA greats. Yes. The best pick and roll tandem to ever play the game of professional basketball? Yes. Two superstars on the same team to lose in the NBA Finals two years in a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Is Lebron James Better Than Michael Jordan?
The past couple of years we have heard sports analysts comparing Lebron James to Michael Jordan. This statement makes me so furious and I can't believe they would compare "King" James to the best player to ever step on the basketball court. Let's get real here, has still not even…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jan 30, 2012  
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Time to Fill Out Those March Madmess Brackets
If you are like me, you are excited. March Madness is just around the corner. I won’t be long until all the teams will be playing each other to see who goes to the final four. I know you have been doing your research and you have begun to fill…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Feb 13, 2011  
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Grade School Basketball: Practice Planning
As grade school basketball coaches, we often wonder how best to use our practice time. Our young players are in the early stages of developing their basketball skills and learning the game. As coaches, maybe a sensible way to approach this is to select 5 areas of grade school basketball…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 02, 2011  
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Best Basketball Jumping Exercise - Dunk the Ball!
Ever wondered how some people who are relatively short (170+ cm/ 5"8) are able to jump high and even dunk the ball? Height does matter when you play basketball, however, if you werent that lucky to be tall and want to jump higher to dunk the ball, training yourself to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jul 18, 2012  
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The Secret Of Marketing Nike Shoes For Basketball
It's actually not a secret at all. You can take it a step further and say it is the worst kept secret of the sneaker world. Nike is a mutil-million dollar global entity. The marketing of their apparel and athletic shoes is apparent everywhere. Television commercials, giant pictures of athletes…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Green Kobe Bryant Shoes for Basketball
A Kobe Bryant signature sneaker in green? What! That is just not right. The Laker's bitter rival wears that color. Relax. It's alright, the Kobe VI that dropped recently is not Celtic Green. It is something much different. It is Nike's version of dark green. A color they call "Gorge…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 11, 2011  
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Grade School Basketball for Fun And Profit
There is a way to teach grade school basketball well while keeping it fun. Some coaches focus on one of those two, and something is missing. When we combine the two, our players want to keep playing a game in which they are being effective. This article identifies three basketball…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 15, 2011  
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How to Shoot A Basketball: The Basics
There is a clear, definite, effective way to shoot a basketball. I am happy to share with you solid information on improving the shooting accuracy of your players. For 15 basketball seasons, I have been successfully teaching the following basics of how to shoot a basketball. Most recently, my 8…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 23, 2011  
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Basketball Games to Play
Basketball is one of the most popular games on the planet. There are many variations of the game you can play. Basketball Games to play 21 One of the best basketball games to play. You can play this game with 2 players, but I reccommend that you play it with…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Feb 21, 2012  
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Before We Begin Some of the information given to help you train to jump higher will be about about…
...are Back in Black! Go ahead, feel free to sing along with me as I shout out, and shout out badly,…
Jumping Higher There are tons of different programs out there promising to help you jump higher.…
Wow is the one word I can only use for this N.B.A finals. The pure energy that both teams have is…
Cool grey. It has been a popular colorway used on Nike shoes for basketball these days. Nike just…
Begin with the 6 P's to Success What are the "6 P's"? They are basically a fun and easy way to remember…

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