NBA Finals 2012 - Miami Heat, Can they Win it
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The Most Expensive Kobe Bryant Shoes
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The King Of Jordan Shoes for Basketball
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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…
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Basketball Articles (238)
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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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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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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Becky Hammon is Changing the NBA
With one year of experience under her belt, Becky Hammon is already being considered a legit NBA head coaching candidate after her recent championship victory with the San Antonio Spurs. The summer league is only seven games, but she made a lot of noise with her performance during that time.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jul 27, 2015  
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Lower Merion Kobe Bryant Shoes
In 1996 Kobe Bryant, one month after he graduated from high school, entered the 1996 NBA Draft. He decided that his basketball talents were better suited for the professional ranks. The college game just didn't provide enough of a challenge that would allow him to take his game to the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Will the Golden State Warriors Ever Win?
I've often heard, especially in movies, that when a person has been abused mentally and emotionally so much that in order to survive they "go away" to a special place in their mind. This helps them to block out reality and also to forget about what deep down they know…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Feb 17, 2012  
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Blake Griffin PE Hyperdunk Nike Shoe for Basketball
Does anybody that watches the game of professional basketball not know who Blake Griffin is? No, of course not. Griffin was last year's NBA Rookie of the Year. He was seen daily on the highlight reel that ESPN labeled "the top ten" plays of the day. He took part in…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 13, 2011  
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Orange County Kobe Bryant Shoes
The Kobe Bryant signature sneaker line will go down as one of the greatest sneaker lines in the history of basketball shoes. The Kobe IV, V, and VI all have made a major impact on the type of basketball shoes that are being worn by basketball players and sneakerheads alike.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 25, 2011  
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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 kinds of ball games, but regardless of which one your child is interested in, we're sure that this review will help you to help them to succeed in their chosen sport. The…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 25, 2012  
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The New Lebron 9 Blackout
It is a staple in any true sneakerhead's closet. The all black signature basketball sneaker. In fact, a true sneakerhead has more than one pair of black basketball shoes. True ballers have several. A black basketball shoe, when worn on the court, is the most patriotic thing a baller can do.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Inexpensive Nike Shoes for Basketball
So you have decided you need a brand new pair of shoes for basketball. The pair of Nike's you have been balling in for the last two years is coming apart at the seams. In fact, you are really getting tired of being able to see a couple of your…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 08, 2011  
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The New CP 2quick Jordan Shoes for Basketball
There is a new generation of basketball players that have their own signature sneaker. Well, a sub-signature sneaker. What? Let me explain. Jordan Brand, a division of Nike, a few years back decided they would pick out a few up and coming NBA superstars and create a Jordan shoe in their…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Can the Heat Win the Championship This Year?
The Miami Heat are dominating the NBA this year and are-currently on a tear winning 12 of their last 13 games. They are 28-8 on the year and second in the Eastern Conference behind the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls are clearly the only formidable opponents that the Heat must surpass…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 05, 2012  
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Five Basketball Coaching Tips to Avoid Parental Conflict
We typically think of basketball coaching as one dimensional (just with basketball players). However; basketball coaching is multifaceted and one of the more interesting aspects is our ability to manage the relationships with the parents of the players that we coach particularly from th elementary to high school level. It…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 31, 2011  
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Drum roll please. The wait is finally over. Images of the new Kobe signature sneaker have surfaced…
The new Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 has already dropped in a wide variety of colorways. Despite the…
The original Air Jordan line of basketball shoes is without a doubt the most popular line of shoes…
Now this is what makes being a sneakerhead fun! One of the new Lebron 9's that is going to be released…
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