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…
The Hall Of Fame Jordan 6 Rings
In 2009 the greatest player to ever play the game of basketball was inducted into the basketball hall of Fame in Springfield,…
Stealth Jordan Shoes for Basketball
The shoe that kept Michael Jordan with Nike and created a shoe dynasty. The shoe that save the Air Jordan line of shoe.…
Increase Vertical Leap - Jumpsoles Review
What are Jumpsoles? Jumpsoles are weighted frontal training platforms that you attach to your shoes while training. …
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…
The Greatest Shoe Ever Made
It has been called the greatest shoe ever made. Man! That is a lot of hype to live up to for a shoe! But, a strong…
Basketball Articles (238)
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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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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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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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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One Of the Best Basketball Shoes Ever Made
Do you remember the last shot that the greatest basketball player of all time took? Basketball fans certainly do. But even casual sports fans and the public in general can recall Michael Jordan's last shot. The shot that beat the Utah Jazz in game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 25, 2011  
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Learn Basic Basketball Drills In 5 Easy Steps
Hey did you know how easy it is to learn basic basketball drills in 5 easy steps? Let me show you how. Learning basketball starts with learning the basics. Once you get the basics done then you are able to implement other skills to your game. From my experience, when…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jan 12, 2014  
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Imperial Purple Kobe Bryant Shoes
Does anybody know what Kobe Bryant has been doing lately? Kobe has not been heard from since his Lakers earlier than expected exit from last year's NBA playoffs. Is he hanging out some where in Europe getting ready to sign with a foreign basketball club? That is probably a distinct possibility considering…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 11, 2011  
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Breaking Down Golden State Warriors Season Schedule
The star player is caught up in a sexting scandal. The starting point guard injured his ankle that was just surgically repaired in the off season. They have new owners, a new head coach and the same nucleus of players that missed the playoffs last season. In the wake of…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Dec 25, 2011  
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The Jordan 6 Rings Championship Pack
The legend that is Michael Jordan ammased huge numbers in every statistical category that exists in the game of basketball. 32,292 is the amount of points Michael scored in his career. He was an NBA Finals MVP 6 times. He was an NBA regular season MVP 5 times. He participated…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Golden State Of Mind Now That the NBA is Back
I'm not what you would call a huge fan of the NBA. I love my hometown team the Oakland Warriors, and once they have been eliminated from contention my interest begins to wane. I'll look at some playoffs here and there when a good matchup presents itself or an interesting…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Dec 12, 2011  
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New York Knicks Earn Some Respect
The New York Knicks were in danger of being swept by the Miami Heat on Sunday. After the Heat have-been-dominating the Knicks throughout the first three games of the series. Considering all-of-the injuries the Knicks have sustained, it's not a surprise how poorly they have performed. The Heat had won…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 08, 2012  
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The New Lebron 9 ID
The LeBron signature sneaker line owns the sneaker world at the moment. The multitude of colorways we have already seen of the new LeBron 9 that have come in advance of the shoe itself. The first LeBron 9 will release October 25 at your local Nike retailers.  Shortly thereafter, several…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 02, 2011  
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Proper Conditioning for Basketball
Many people do not understand the complexities of conditioning for basketball. Basketball is unlike many other sports because it requires utilization of both energy systems. Conditioning strategies for basketball parallel closely with soccer In basketball, there is constant explosive movement combined with periods of jogging up and down the court.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 16, 2012  
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Fly 23 Jordan Shoe for Basketball
The new Jordan Fly 23 is a shoe that will actually allow you to fly. No, of course it won't allow you to fly but the name of the shoe conjures up some pretty "lofty" images doesn't it? Like the image of Michael Jordan taking off from the free throw…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 05, 2011  
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The Coolest Kobe Bryant Shoes
Superheroes are so cool. They can fly. That's pretty cool. They can shoot sticky web-like substances from their hands. They have steel fingers that spring out from the hands with the flick of a wrist. Supercool! But these days superheros are even cooler. No way! How is that possible? Not…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Do You Know How To Learn Ways To Become A Better Basketball Player? Learn From These Simple Tips.…
Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley are two of the greatest players to ever play the game of professional…
Recently, the New York Knicks lost both of their superstars to injuries and hopes of having a winning…
Good ball handling is required if you want to be a good basketball player. If you improve your ball…
Kobe Bryant shoes have become some of the most, if not the most, popular Nike shoes for basketball.…
Nothing has changed sneakerheads. As we all know, Nike remains the King of basketball shoes. There…

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