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Basketball Tips And Tricks That Will Surely Improve Your Game Posted By : Karen Winton

Sat, 09 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Not all basket ball players contribute that much to their games. If you play hoops and you really want to improve your game and be one of the stars of your team, better make use of the basketball tips and tricks found in this piece.



Basketball Training With Portable Basketball Goals Posted By : Joyce Hu

Wed, 18 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400

According to studies, basketball is one of the most efficient ways to train your body. Basketball enhances agility, balance and endurance. Agility is the ability of the body to efficiently change from one stance to another. When you dribble the basketball from one side to another, or when you strive to avoid the opponent from getting that ball from you-that's your agile competency. If you want to enhance this strength, you ought to install at least portable basketball goals at your lawn so you can have a practice at your own tread and time.



A Short History of Basketball Posted By : Tauqeer Hassan

Thu, 15 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Basketball is a popular sport and has taken the worlds by storm because of its athletic nature. Everyone can hoop against a wall and practice alone or with a small group of friends. Basketball was originally invented by Canadian coach named Dr James Naismith. He was asked to create an activity to entertain trainees the YMCA Training College during winter.



Basketball Players Recruited to the NBA Posted By : Jasmine Stone

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

The National Basketball Association relies on various people to recruit the players that are ultimately selected to play professional basketball. These professionals have degrees that cover many areas of the sport, and most have experience with the game of basketball on a personal level. Some of those professionals simply have an eye for spotting talent in the oddest places, but still feel confident in their abilities to recruit the best after only seeing them play basketball once or twice.



Be a Fan: Buy the College Basketball Colors Posted By : Jasmine Stone

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

College Basketball is big business. There is a lot of money to be made, and it's not just going into the pockets of overpaid pro athletes. The demand for college basketball apparel, memorabilia and footwear continues to grow. Fans of all ages purchase autographed caps to promote their favorite players, and they're taking a nostalgic turn and buying basketball jerseys of their own college teams. This demand is met by the modern generation of kids that live on the fashions launched by their favorite basketball stars.



Missing The Ball, The Basketball That Is Posted By : Jill Smi

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

From cars that float to New Coke bad ideas have permeated the marketplace for decades. The problem with bad ideas is that they always sound like good ideas until you actually get into them. By that time it's too late to prohibit the fiasco from occurring. The National Basketball Association experienced a good idea that turned into a bad reality in the 2006-2007 season when they introduced their new microfiber ball.



Will The Crimson Tide Keep Their NCAA Streak Alive? Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Alabama basketball tickets have been in demand recently, even though the overall sports scene in Tuscaloosa has been dominated by a certain football coach being hired amidst much fanfare. Even though the national spotlight has been on the gridiron, the Crimson Tide have been making an intense push to get back to the NCAA Tournament. Although Alabama is currently ranked in the polls, their spot in the "Big Dance" is not guaranteed at this point. Below we'll take a look at Alabama's qualifications to determine whether or not they'll be dancing next month.



Different Hats and Caps for the Basketball Lover Posted By : Jillian Smith

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

There is nothing sweeter for a basketball lover than to don on a cap or hat of their favorite basketball team or even one that features their favorite player. Not only does a cap or a hat keep off the heat from the sun, it is also a fashion statement for some or their testament to being a fan. It also



Training Aids to Improve Your Basketball Game Posted By : Jillian Smith

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

If constant practice and sheer dedication aren't enough to improve your game, then you might as well consider acquiring some effective basketball training aids. Take note that these are only aids to improve your game. They aren't designed to automatically make you a better player. Use them correctly combined with your dedication, hard work, and love for the game to get the best results.



Putting Together a Great Basketball Team Posted By : Jillian Smith

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

As the head of a basketball team, or as a member; there are certain extra pieces of putting together a team that are important to remember. The game of basketball is more than preparing for a game or going to shoot some extra hoops. There are also several other approaches that can be used in order to help build the team and allow them to play their best.



The Object of the Game of Basketball Posted By : Jillian Smith

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Basketball is a fast paced game played on a 94-by-50 foot court (NBA) with 1 basket on opposite sides. The game starts when the official tosses the ball between two players, one from each team, in the middle of the court. This is also referred to as the tip off. The other 8 players stand at specific places outside the mid-circle. The jumpers will try to tip the ball to any of their team members to gain the first possession.



The Origins of the Game of Basketball Posted By : Jillian Smith

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

It all started with a child's game that the inventor, Dr. James Naismith used to play outside his schoolhouse when he was younger. This game was called duck-on-a-rock, it aimed to knock the duck off the rock by tossing another rock against it. This then gave Dr. Naismith a concept of a game which he introduced to the students of YMCA Training School in 1891. Due to the cold weather, the trainees of the School for Christian Workers needed a game that could be played indoors and one that wouldn't use much strength. He then conceptualized a ball game that uses two baskets as goals with both teams competing for the most number of shots.



The NBA in the Early Days Posted By : Jillian Smith

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

For one to appreciate what he sees now, he must have a glimpse from the past. Here, we have gathered some data regarding the history of the National Basketball Association which became the symbol of Basketball. From the combined efforts of the National Basketball League and Basketball Association of America, NBA was given birth in 1949. While the American public was quite skeptic on the game, history proves that this later became the most well-loved game in history that its story is marked by hundred of events that led us here now.



7 Basics to Improve for a Better Basketball Game Posted By : Jillian Smith

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Becoming a better basketball player doesn't happen over night. It involves serious work, discipline, dedication, and the love of the game to become the player you want to be. So to help you out on your way to become a better basketball player in the future, here are 7 areas you need to improve...



All About Coaching Basketball Posted By : Jenny Styles

Tue, 10 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Every baseball coach's desire and goal is to make sure that the players step up to plate and take their best swing. If you are focused on coaching baseball, and want to make sure that everyone benefits from what you are teaching, you may also be looking into tips and tricks to be more effective.



Wheelchair Basketball Rules vs. Regular Basketball Rules Posted By : Rhonda Splinter

Tue, 10 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Wheelchair sports are becoming more and more popular every year. Being confined to a wheelchair no longer inhibits an individuals ability to participate in recreational activities. Much like normal sports leagues, there are different levels of competitiveness for wheelchair sports enthusiasts.



The LA Lakers in the 2008-09 NBA Season Posted By : Michaela Lawson

Wed, 21 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500

The LA Lakers are one of the top contenders in the 2008-09 NBA season. Thousands of people have bought LA Lakers tickets just to see this powerhouse team battle their way into the 2009 Playoffs. No matter where the Lakers play, they play for a packed arena of NBA fans.



Stealing The Ball With Defense In Basketball Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

As important as playing on your side of the court is having the ability to play on the opponent's side of the court. Making sure that the defense is strong on your basketball team can help to stop the other team from making baskets and from having an easy game. When you are building up your basketball skills, you don't want to leave the defensive skills out of the court.



Shoot The Ball And Score Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Your team has the dribble down and they know how to work with the team. However much your team knows, it won't be the same if they don't know the basics of shooting the basketball in order to make the score. If you want to make sure that your team can finish what they started with the game that they are playing, then understanding the basics to shooting the ball can help them score.



How To Play Offense Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

The world of basketball is not only measured by the capabilities of the players, but also by the rules that are integral to making the game. If you are building a basketball team, you will want to make sure that they understand what all of the divisions in the game mean. This will give them the ability to work more effectively while they are playing, and move more accurately throughout the court.



Going To The Rim In Basketball Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Playing a good game of basketball isn't necessarily something that you can do by yourself. Instead, you will need to have a good amount of teamwork going on in order to get to the goal of winning. One of the most important parts of keeping the teamwork going and getting past the opponents is making sure that you are able to pass the basketball straight into the hoop.



Boston Celtics: The Triumphs Of Recent Years Posted By : Michaela Lawson

Sat, 20 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Paul Pierce was a recent popular player who for some time has been singly moving the Boston Celtics to lead in their games. The joining of Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett from Seattle SuperSonics and Minnesotta Timberwolves respectively provided Pierce with triumphant team mates and fellow basketball superstars.



The Boston Celtics vs. the Golden State Warriors Posted By : Michaela Lawson

Wed, 17 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

The heat is on! Boston Celtics and recent rivals have been up to their best attempt to defeat each other during the season games. The team continues to be a favorite among basketball lovers as they try to prove that they are among the best in the NBA history.



Boston Celtics Game Recap Posted By : Michaela Lawson

Tue, 16 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

The Boston Celtics seems to be off to a great start for the 2008-2009 season. With the Big Three, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen on the hard court, the Boston Celtics is playing against other teams head strong. Boston Celtics leaders when it comes to rebounds, assists, and points also include point guard Rajon Rondo, aside from the Big Three.



The Big Shaq: One of LA Lakers Greatest Centers Posted By : Michaela Lawson

Sat, 13 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Despite sales of LA Lakers tickets reaching great heights, the end of Shaq's contract with the Laker's loomed near. Though he was given an extension, Shaw refused to continue with the Lakers anymore and requested for a trade-off. He was then traded to Miami Heat, which he brought to championship during his stay. He is currently playing for the Phoenix Suns.