Becoming A Professional Point Guard
Learning basketball dribbling drills for guards is now easier than ever. You must work hard at it day in and day out.…
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…
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. …
The New Lebron 9 Canon
Thank God for the upcoming Lebron 9 basketball shoe! Granted, this highly anticipated shoe hasn't actually dropped…
The Dwight Howard Trade Saga
I am Requesting a Trade The center piece of the Orlando Magic Dwight Howard requested a trade before the beginning…
Increase Vertical Leap - Jumpsoles Review
What are Jumpsoles? Jumpsoles are weighted frontal training platforms that you attach to your shoes while training. …
Basketball Articles (238)
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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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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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 Coaching Strategy to Develop Parental Support for Your Program
Parental support of your program is an important component of your basketball coaching strategy and should not be neglected. It is important because you need parents to trust and have confidence in you to keep bringing their children back year after year. It is important, also, because parents have an…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Nov 09, 2011  
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Lebron James Contemplates A Return to Cleveland
The Miami Heat were on the road in Cleveland to take on the Cavaliers last Friday night. He was-interviewed on Thursday and he was-quoted on saying that he wouldn't mind returning to Cleveland some-day. He said, "It would be great and that it would be fun to play in front…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Feb 19, 2012  
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Beginning Youth Basketball Practice Plans
The initial thoughts of coaching your son's or daughter's youth basketball team seemed like it was going to be fun but the sobering thought of what do I do now sets in and what type of beginning youth basketball practice plans will help establish the foundation for this team.  After all we want…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 28, 2011  
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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 go on sale. Yes, folks if you are the proverbial early bird that gets the worm, then now is the time to get your NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament 2013 tickets.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 13, 2012  
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Exclusive Hyperfuse 2011 Nike Shoes for Basketball
It is October 7, 2011 and it doesn't look like we are going to see a 2011-2012 NBA regular season. The professional game of basketball is as popular as it has ever been. The television ratings for the NBA are at their highest point. Fans are attending games at a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 08, 2011  
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The Newest Jordan 6 Rings
"Man those Jordan hybrids are trash!" How many times have you heard a sneakerhead utter that phrase? More than a few times I am sure. Jordan purists just won't accept shoes like the Jordan 6 Rings, the Spi'zike, the Dub Zero, or the newest hybrid, the 6-17-23. I just don't…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Silver Kobe Bryant Shoes
Gold and Silver. Precious metals that keep climbing in value as the American dollar continues to drop in value. Much like gold and silver, the Kobe VI limited release colorways seem to do nothing but climb in value once released for retail. Whether they sell for $130 or $150, these…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 09, 2011  
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D'antoni Resigns As Knicks Head Coach, Is Melo to Blame?
The Knicks are currently struggling severely with a 6-game losing streak and Carmelo Anthony is weathering the brunt of the criticism. Today, Mike D'Antoni resigned as the Knicks head coach due to the players lack of respect for him. Most of the players disregarded D'Antoni's play calling and he finally…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 14, 2012  
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The Most Expensive Kobe Bryant Shoes
Which pair of epic sneakers holds the championship belt as the most expensive pair of Kobe Bryant shoes? That is really a tough question to answer. But it is also certainly a lot of fun to try. Obviously time plays a huge role in determining the which is the most…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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How to Improve Your Vertical Jump
Im going to show you how to increase your vertical jump within 30 days. To increase your vertical jump takes hard work, dedication, and confidence in yourself. Learning a few drills will have you dunking in a matter of days. Not only basketball players can benefit from jumping higher but…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jan 04, 2014  
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Simple Basketball Plays for the Grade School Team
One of the challenges in grade school basketball is for the players to move on offense toward getting makeable shots. Players are often unsure of what to do when their team has the basketball. Simple basketball plays which have been found to work over and over are good to teach and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 12, 2011  
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