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…
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…
Jordan 8 Shoes for Basketball
The Air Jordan 8 just might be the most underrated pair of kicks in the legendary Jordan line of shoes. Many Jordan…
New Chris Paul Jordan Shoes for Basketball
So what will the best point guard in professional basketball be wearing this season? That is of course, if there is…
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…
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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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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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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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Cal Bears Not at Their Best But Still Winners
The Cal Bears fell behind by as many as seven points in the first half on Thursday night's home game against the first place newcomers the Colorado Buffalos. You could sense that they would need help from some unlikely sources. Harper Kamp, the senior forward out of Arizona, came to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jan 13, 2012  
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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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Are The Heat Finished Without Bosh?
The Miami Heat were the favorites to-win the NBA Championship going in to the playoffs this year. It came down to two teams, the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Just like in the regular season, they were the two best teams in the NBA this year. However, in-game…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 17, 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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I Don't Want To Spend This Much Time On Basketball Training Workouts How About You? 5 Workouts
There are tons of basketball training workouts available now, but im going to get straight to the point and show you the most effective workouts you can use to improve you game quickly! I personally used these workouts to help me not only improve my quickness, speed, and agility, but…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jan 24, 2014  
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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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Guide to Choosing the Right Shoes
The search for the right shoes can feel a lot like looking for the proverbial needle in the haystack. What’s the perfect shoe for running? How about for a workout at the gym? What about football shoes? These are just some of the questions which may be floating inside your…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 19, 2016  
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Basketball Offense That Works for Youth Players
Youth players are in the early stage of developing their team offense. They are trying to develop their ballhandling skill while knowing what to do with the ball when they get it. This article describes a simple, effective way to approach basketball offense with youth players. The result wanted is…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 16, 2011  
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Increase Vertical Jump
Basketball players at any level want to jump higher. How cool would it be to be able to dunk the ball even if you're not tall. I've personally seen guys that were maybe 5'6" dunk the ball. How do they do it? They understand how to increase their vertical jump.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Feb 20, 2012  
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Basketball Strategies: Playing Fast
One of the best basketball strategies that I have discovered is what I call "playing fast". This involves speeding up the pace of the game when on offense in certain situations. The purpose of this strategy is to create scoring opportunities by increasing the number of makeable shots taken by…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 25, 2011  
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The Miami Heat are dominating the NBA this year and are-currently on a tear winning 12 of their last…
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