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…
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…
27 New Nike Shoes for Basketball
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The Coolest Kobe Bryant Shoes
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The New York Basketball Scene
Here we are at the beginning of the 2013-14 Basketball season and the New York team (The Knicks and The Nets) are struggling…
Hyperballer Nike Shoes for Basketball
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Basketball Articles (238)
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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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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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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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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Cal Bears Ease to Victory Over Austin Peay
The 24th ranked California Golden Bears took to the court last night trying to bring their season opening record to three wins and no losses. The game was effectively over within the first ten minutes, as the The Governors of Austin Peay could never get in a rhythm. Next week…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Nov 16, 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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Grade School Basketball Motion Offense
In grade school basketball, we coaches are often faced with the challenge of teaching team offense to young players. We are trying to coordinate 5 players to work together on the court to bring about a makeable shot. And this is with defense in front of them and giving them…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 28, 2011  
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Summer Basketball Conditioning Tips for Beginners
Summer conditioning basketball programs are essential particularly because there are more basketball tournaments in which teams of all levels can compete in nationally. It is important to stress basketball conditioning drills because of the environmental conditions, player fatigue, dehydration, and the number of games that are required to be played…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jul 25, 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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Grade School Basketball: What to Teach
Grade school basketball is a wonderful way for players to develop their skills at their own pace. Coaches can really help their players' basketball development by selecting the right skills to teach. This article describes the basketball skills which help your players to be successful now and in the future. Catching…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 08, 2011  
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The Grey Air Of Jordan 6 Rings
Cool grey. It has been a popular colorway used on Nike shoes for basketball these days. Nike just can't seem to drop enough basketball kicks in the cool grey colorway. From Air Jordans to Nike's signature sneaker lines, cool grey colored kicks are popping up everywhere. The cool grey Air…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Dark Knight Kobe Bryant Shoes
A new edition of the Nike Zoom Kobe VI is on it's way to the marketplace. Since each week seems to bring a new Kobe VI, this is not ground-breaking news. What is news however, is the mystery that surrounds the colorway this new in which this Kobe VI will drop.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Lebron James: The Actor? Warner Bros?
NBA-Lebron James, Warner Bros Yes, your glasses are on correctly. LeBron James in not only being considered the best basketball player in the world after his great performance in the finals, he is also putting on a clinic in his acting career. If you haven’t heard already, Lebron James starred…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jul 23, 2015  
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Legacy Of Stern
The day of complications resulting in adapting to the new era of technology, economical mishaps and modernization of family dynamics the average person would love nothing more to enjoy their traditional pass time of a good old fashion basketball game. The desire to escape from reality to live through the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Feb 15, 2012  
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