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…
D'antoni Resigns As Knicks Head Coach, Is Melo
The Knicks are currently struggling severely with a 6-game losing streak and Carmelo Anthony is weathering the brunt…
The New Lebron 9 ID
The LeBron signature sneaker line owns the sneaker world at the moment. The multitude of colorways we have already…
Basketball Training Tips - What Does it Take?
Playing basketball and getting an education for it or earning a living doing it. What could be better? I'm going to…
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?…
Team Elite III Jordan Shoes for Basketball
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Basketball Articles (238)
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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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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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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Opening Day for All - Star Weekend
The NBA is halfway through its lockout shortened season and we have reached the All-Star break. The weekend starts off with two games that were earlier tonight, the Celeb All-Star game and the Rising Stars challenge, that used to be know as the Rookies vs Sophomores game. I was excited…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 04, 2012  
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Basketball Basics: Practicing the Fast Break
One of the most effective basketball basics is to run the fast break in a game. Our players need to know when to run the fast break and how to run it effectively. This article describes how to practice the fast break so that it is done well by your…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 03, 2011  
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Put Your Signature on A Pair Of Kobe Bryant Shoes
So you've decided it is time for a new pair of shoes for basketball. But man, there are so many basketball shoes to choose from. And so many different manufacturers. You know, just maybe this time I am going to go all out and buy a special pair of kicks.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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3 Tips to Jump Higher In A Week
Before You Begin Training The tips I am about to give you to jump higher in a week are mainly from the workout known as plyometrics. Plyometrics is "jump training" and is a high impact form of training. So if you have injuries or health problems that prevent you from…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 04, 2013  
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Metallic Silver Nike Hyperfuse Shoes for Basketball
The new Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 has already dropped in a wide variety of colorways. Despite the fact that this shoe has only been on the sneaker stage for a couple months, there have been many different colorways dropped. The first releases of the shoe brought us Rajon Rondo and Russell…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 13, 2011  
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Epic Jordan Shoes for Basketball
We all have a list. And chances are, no list is the same. There are so many epic Air Jordan kicks that picking the most epic 3, 5, even 10  Air Jordans is virtually impossible. With over 23 regular season Jordan editions and multiple colorways in each, picking the most epic shoes…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Youth Basketball Drills for Post Players
Basketball drills for post players will not grant that wish all coaches, including myself want; to have the tallest player with the most talent on your team; but youth baskeball drills for post players will provide drills for young players that will assist in providing a post presence. For our…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jun 01, 2011  
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NBA Finals 2012 - Miami Heat, Can they Win it This Time?
Last year, the Miami Heat reached the 2011 NBA Finals in their first run with the Big Three consisting out of Lebron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh. Looking back on a very successful run in the Eastern Conference, the Heat were confident they could win it all. Their opponent…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 24, 2012  
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Basics Of Basketball: What to Do on Offense
One of the basics of basketball is to move on offense. When all 5 players on offense are moving, it makes it more difficult for the defense to guard. Young players often wonder what to do on offense. This article describes some sound moves that they can make so that…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 06, 2011  
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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 in a black snakeskin textured upper with a yellow Swoosh. Wasn't that enough to shake up the sneaker world for you Nike? Apparently not. Shortly thereafter, the Kobe VI "Grinch"…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Dont Know How to Increase Your Vertical? Let Us Show You!
Have you ever wondered the best way to increase your vertical leap? well look no further I am here to help you out. Increasing your vertical is important not only for basketball but all sports that require you to use your legs. Increasing your vertical can be looked at different…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jan 19, 2014  
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