Top Exercises to Increase Your Vertical Jump
Nothing, I repeat NOTHING can replace a solid, comprehensive vertical jump program, however I've been asked time and…
Kobe Basketball Shoes Keep Dropping
Nike sure likes making Kobe basketball shoes. They continue to drop not only Kobe's signature shoe line, but drop it…
Has the NBA Gone Soft?
Do me a favor. Open up a new tab in your browser, type in "NBA Player" in Google and take a quick look. Alright, now…
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…
PIT High Flyer Jordan Shoes For Basketball
The Jordan Retro. What do you think of when you here those words? When it comes to the news of a upcoming shoe…
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…
Basketball Articles (238)
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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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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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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Basketball Agility Drills
Basketball agility drills are an important part to establish as part of the training regimen for youth and players of all ages. Agility drills are part of the core fundamentals because starting, stopping, cutting, pivoting, changing direction are all critical elements for playing basketball. Basketball agility drills will improve speed,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 19, 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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Melo M8 Jordan Shoes for Basketball
In 2003, fresh off of leading the Syracuse Orangeman to their first National Championship, Carmelo Kiyan Anthony was drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. He was taken as the third pick by the Denver Nuggets. After the one season at Syracuse and a prolific career at the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 05, 2011  
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Kobe Bryant Shoes Get Drafted
NBA draft day 1996. Selected by the Charlotte Hornets as the 13th pick in round 1 is a high school kid by the name of Kobe Bryant. Wait, selected by the Charlotte Hornets? Yes, the Hornets. Immediately thereafter, this youngster was traded to the Los Anegeles Lakers and as they…
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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Motion Offense for Grade School Basketball
It is challenging to teach a grade school basketball team an effective offense. Motion offense is a way to get your players moving to open spaces on the basketball court. From there, makeable shots will develop as the players keep moving if they do not receive the pass right away.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 13, 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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Concord Kobe Bryant Shoes
The Nike Zoom Kobe VI was first dropped into the sneaker world in late 2010. This shoe, the third model in the hugely popular Kobe Bryant signature sneaker line, followed the previous two Kobe's by releasing as a low-cut basketball shoe. Identical in cut, the Kobe VI was anything but identical…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Khaki Retro 3 Jordan Shoes for Basketball
The Air Jordan III Retro just doesn't seem to be slowing down this year. 2011 has become "The Year of the Jordan III."  And for good reason. No fewer than 6 different colorways will drop this year. At least for now that is.  There is now some news that there…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 28, 2011  
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Unexpected Basketball Gifts on Fathers Day
This Father's Day was Sunday, June 20, 2011, provided some unexpected and I am sure unintended basketball gifts for me. Normally, I might have decided to engage in the manly things that men like to do on their one day of celebration during the calendar year like play golf, sleep…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jun 21, 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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The new Jordan Fly 23 is a shoe that will actually allow you to fly. No, of course it won't allow…
Really? In three whole years of the run of the Kobe Bryant signature sneaker line I can't purchase…
Gold and Silver. Precious metals that keep climbing in value as the American dollar continues to…
Before We Begin Some of the information given to help you train to jump higher will be about about…
Here they are! The brand new Carmelo Anthony signature sneaker we all have been waiting for was unveiled…
Regardless of whether or not the Knicks make the playoffs this year, they have to blow it up! I’ve…

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