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Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:28:59 -0600

 



How Fabric Plays a Crucial Role in the Designing of the Basketball Uniforms

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:31:39 -0600

The team of five players, a ball and the hoop, yes, we are talking about the game of basketball. The main purpose of the players is to score while shooting into the hoop which has the diameter of 46 cm. The hoop is mounted at the height of 10 feet and is placed at the end of the court. The opponents surround the court in order to prevent this. This game is played at the rectangular ground.



Basketball: Why It's A Good Sport For You

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:47:06 -0600

Michael Jordan. Kobe Bryant. LeBron James. Your friends and your neighbors. Why is basketball so appealing to a lot of people? So many reasons, actually. If you're thinking about taking up the sport, here are several reasons why it's going to be good for you.



Basketball Uniforms: Awesome Designs To Enhance The Performance of The Players

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 10:35:32 -0600

We all love to play and watch the game of basketball. Millions of people love to play and watch this game as amusement, excitement, thrill and action is associated with this game. It gives immense pleasure to see 6 players of each side, struggle with each other to get the possession of the ball. The player needs to shoot the ball in the hoop in order to score the point.



Basketball Uniforms: Elegantly Crafted In Custom Sublimated Designs

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:57:23 -0500

We all love to play and watch the game of basketball. This game has gained huge recognition across the globe having millions of fans. The most important part of this game is its uniforms. It is mandatory for the players to wear the team outfit while playing the game. With the evolution of new fashion trends, the designing of the sportswear has also changed drastically.



Basketball Jerseys - Custom Made Designs For Your Team

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 10:27:30 -0500

The game of basketball is played across the globe. Millions of people including kids, youngsters, men and women, play this game for recreational purposes. The youngsters and kids play this game to become the star player of future. The most interesting part of this game is its jerseys.



How To Buy The Best Indoor Basketball

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:33:33 -0500

Indoor venues require the right equipment because of the difference in surfaces. Unlike other basketballs created for outdoor play, indoor basketballs are constructed with full grain leather. A leather basketball is best indoor basketball you can choose for your indoor play because it performs well on hardwood indoor courts and also offer you the right weight, precision, bounce, grip and feel so you remain in your best performance. Players generally rely on the basketballs to shoot, pass and even dribble without struggle.



The Best NBA Championship Rings That You Should Go For

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:25:53 -0500

If you love collecting championship rings, one of the best rings that you should consider going for are NBA championship rings. If you don't know the best ones that you should consider, here are some of them: 2011: Dallas Mavericks When Dallas mavericks won the NBA championship in 2011, the club owner, Mark Cuban said that the players should be given what they want. Each of the 2011 Dallas Maverick rings has 257 diamonds that make up a total of 10 carats and 3 ounces of 14 carat gold.



The Art of Shooting Form

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:30:01 -0500

A step-by-step, practical guide to refining your basketball shooting form. Covering hand placement on the ball, the roles of the left and right hand, incorporating the legs, and eye placement on the rim. See that swish and experience basketball's sweetest sound!



2016 NBA Finals Gives Credence to Hoax Theory

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:40:23 -0500

Some believe the outcome of NBA Finals have been rigged for quite some time to maximize audience ratings. I must say that I have never been one to abide conspiracy theories, but this latest contest had me scratching my head wondering.



Your Ad Could Be Here!

Mon, 23 May 2016 08:30:15 -0500

An NBA test will put ads on team uniforms, a first for an American men's major sports league. Others will likely follow.



Doug McDermott, a Bull

Mon, 02 May 2016 11:42:31 -0500

Has Doug McDermott secured his position for the Chicago Bulls? Any fans of the Chicago Bulls or just fans of the NBA in general will say yes without a doubt and that is the truth. He is playing way better than his rookie year and has been lights out behind the 3 point line.



Fred Hoiberg's Plans

Mon, 02 May 2016 11:41:34 -0500

The Chicago Bulls fans were in awe when they heard previous coach Tom Thibodeau had been fired. They had a sense it was coming due to the tension built up between the front office and the coach, but still were sad to see him go after doing so much for the team as head coach. He was respected by all of his players as well as fans.



Rise of Jimmy Butler

Mon, 02 May 2016 11:40:52 -0500

Jimmy Butler has come along way from playing basketball in Tomball High School in Texas. He had a rough childhood growing up and was forced to move from friends house to friends house after being kicked out of his house by his mother. He soon was taken in by one of his friends family and had a steady home.



Basketball Jumping Drills to Improve Your Vertical Leap

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 15:41:28 -0500

Basketball players hope to improve their jumping and dunk especially for shorter players. Learn this secret tips to improve your jumping in weeks.



The Division I Syndrome: Sports and Identity

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 13:43:38 -0600

Deja Vu - As I began my first few days as a Health & Physical Education Teacher, something seemed very familiar. I made my way to the gymnasium purposely wearing my The College of New Jersey Alumni sweater attempting to entice students into asking me about the college experience. I was eager to enlighten these energetic young men about the importance of education and the unlimited opportunities available to them during their college years.



How You Can Add Some Inches To Your Vertical!

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 13:15:36 -0600

The first thing that you need to do in order to attain a higher vertical is to keep a track of your progress. This means that you need to measure the vertical leap that you currently have. In order to do this, you need to stand near a pole or a tall wall and then raise your hand as far as it is possible.



The Quick Player Efficiency Rating

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:16:37 -0600

Deciphering box scores quickly is an important skill to have as a basketball coach. This modified Player Efficiency Rating is a quick, helpful, tool to use at half time and throughout the season to determine who deserves playing time.



Basketball - Vertical Jump

Tue, 22 Dec 2015 10:58:02 -0600

The common question is "how can I increase my vertical leap?" and the expected answer is "Oh easy just do ____" Unfortunately, it isn't that easy. It's still easy, but there's no quick solution.



3 Tips for High School Basketball Coaches on How to Better Scout an Opponent

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:26:13 -0600

Properly scouting an opponent is probably one of the most time consuming and difficult tasks a high school basketball coach does. However, it doesn't have to be that way if you follow a few simple tips and organize yourself with a basketball coaching planner.



Plan, Prepare, Succeed in Your Upcoming Basketball Season

Tue, 03 Nov 2015 14:37:31 -0600

Coaches, I can't believe it's already that time of year again... the basketball season is just around the corner! It seems the triumph of winning or the agony of defeat at the end of last season is still fresh in our mind as we gear up once again for months of intense battle, sleepless nights, long bus rides, sweaty locker rooms, big hugs, high fives, chest bumps, intense moments of anxiety, and sweet moments of satisfactions. We are a crazy lot aren't we... but it's in our blood and we love it!



Kobe Overrated

Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:45:25 -0500

A true look into the career of Kobe Bryant. One of the NBA's greatest talents, but nowhere near as great as some want to place him, especially Kobe.



Stop Hatin'

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:04:22 -0500

An outlook on how jealous we are of professional athletes. We continuously apply methods that we would never use to NBA players and their workplace.



Chicago Bulls' Road to a Championship in the 2016 Season

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:30:00 -0500

As the NBA is getting ready for the 2015-2016 season to begin, the Chicago Bulls are hoping to get past the hurdle of Lebron James and make it to the NBA Finals and win a championship, something they haven't done since the Michael Jordan era. Although the Bulls didn't make too much noise this offseason, they did replace their head coach. With a healthy roster, a new offensive mind-set coach, and the same deep bench, the Chicago Bulls will make a serious run in the playoffs this season to bring a championship to Chicago.



Allen Iverson Eligible!

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 14:07:01 -0500

We kind of knew this already, and many of you have seen Iverson at the top of the rankings for Hall of Fame eligibility. During this past Basketball Hall of Fame weekend, the institution made his eligibility official, a fact that was not made clear to many previous to the official announcement.



2015 Basketball HOF Weekend!

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 14:04:47 -0500

While there can be a lot of valid criticism for the Basketball Hall of Fame and the way in which they induct candidates, there is still something special about having your name enshrined with the rest of the legends in Springfield, Massachusetts. The class of 2015 took their place in a red carpet ceremony at the Hall, so let's take one final look at this group of inductees.



Select The Best Basketball Jerseys For Your Team

Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:24:04 -0500

A professional basket team is as much known (to its fans) for its jersey as it is known for its players. The jersey plays a crucial role for your team.



Thunder's Title Window May Be Closing

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:23:22 -0500

The dynamic duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have insured the Thunder's status as title contenders for the past few years. However, they have been unsuccessful in accomplishing their ultimate goal of capturing a championship. As both star players approach unrestricted free agency, this may end up being the Thunder's last shot at winning a title.



No More Excuses For Lebron James

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:46:20 -0500

Lebron James' multiple losses in the finals haven't received much criticism in the eyes of the general public. He either doesn't have enough help or he puts on too great a performance to receive blame. Next year, Lebron James won't have such excuses to fall back on should he fail to bring home a championship.



Are You Prepared for the Risks to Become a Pro Sports Photographer?

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 15:40:32 -0500

When NBA player LeBron James cut his head falling into a photographer during game four of the NBA Finals it was simply an accident and part of the game. However, no one seemed concerned about the photographer. Even my first thought was " I hope the photographer has a rubber lens cover over his lens."



Never Be Outworked

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:20:00 -0500

Never Be Outworked. Go to bed with the motto that you must earn your sleep. Constantly find ways to improve.



Fitbit Charge HR Review

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:32:06 -0500

Organized basketball is sport that requires, demand is probably a better term, that everyone on the court be physically fit. I say organized basketball because yes a group of people can get together and play some basketball without any of them being in an sort of physical shape but when it comes to organized basketball such as for your school, a traveling team, AAU team, and most definitely in the NBA, the players need to be in good shape. Being physically fit is something that I take quite seriously even outside of basketball.



How To Shoot a Basketball

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:30:12 -0500

Seems sort of trivial to do a "how to" on shooting a basketball, you pick it up and shoot it at the basketball, duh. It may seem like an easy task but if you ask almost any good player today they will tell you that at some point in their life they were taught by someone, either formally, as in a coach or, informally, as in a friend or relative how to shoot a basketball properly. So how do you shoot a basketball properly?



How Much Should You Train Per Week?

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 09:01:30 -0500

The answer is something that every dedicated athlete desires. During my freshman and sophomore years of high school I would spend countless hours in the gym. I would be the first one on the court after school.



The 3 Most Important Skills For Being A Great Rebounder

Wed, 27 May 2015 10:05:16 -0500

Rebounding is easily the most overlooked skill in basketball. I've never heard the crowd cheer when a dominating rebounder pulls down his 12th board of the game. Don't let the crowd noise fool you!



The Art of a Professional

Wed, 06 May 2015 15:13:09 -0500

When watching any sports team play on the big screen, the main attractions are the extraordinary athletes that perform amazing feats on the court. We idolize big athlete names such as Kobe or Lebron because of their god like abilities to play the sport at a higher level than any other athlete. As we keep our focus on the players in the game, we tend to forget the other three men that are also on the court but are neither part of any team.



The Wild Wild Western Conference of the NBA

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:16:20 -0500

The Western Conference of the NBA is full of elite basketball teams that all have a legitimate shot at winning the NBA championship. All but three of the teams were fighting for playoff position on the last day of regular season, and Oklahoma City was on the outside looking in.



Good in Practice, Bad in Games

Mon, 06 Apr 2015 13:57:50 -0500

Some basketball players play great in practice, but struggle in games. This (hopefully) witty article will keep them engaged while providing clear advice to help fix their problem.



Increase Performance With a Dynamic Basketball Warm-Up Routine

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:38:20 -0500

Athletes want to be faster, more agile, more flexible, less injury prone and ultimately have a performance edge over their opponent. One aspect of training that I believe to be often over looked is the warm-up routine.



5 NBA Players Who Experienced Life-Changing Events

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:20:59 -0600

Often times in the NBA, the ability for a player to make a name for himself changed by other external factors. A player's consistency can easily be harmed by traumatic external factors such as injury, family problems, stress, and other factors. Here are five particular former stars whose lives, and careers, were changed following traumatic events.



NBA Weekly Picks Insider Report: Kobe Bryant's Future

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:07:54 -0600

NBA weekly picks insiders report on the current and future status of Laker great Kobe Bryant. Kobe has to recover from another injury and the basketball World is wondering will he be back.



NBA Weekly Picks: Ray Allen's Future

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:43:09 -0600

One of the best, if not the best, three-point shooters of all time may be ready to make a return to the NBA. After sitting out the season up to this point, Ray Allen said that he is going to make a decision about his future during or right after the all-star break.



Are the Spurs the Best Team in Pro Sports? Gregg Popovich Joins the 1,000 Victory Club

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:22:11 -0600

Gregg Popovich joined an exclusive group for NBA coaches when he achieved his 1,000th victory against the Indiana Pacers. He is the third fastest coach to achieve the milestone, only behind Pat Riley and Phil Jackson.



Great Teams Win Despite Adversity

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:03:14 -0600

Duke basketball had taken a nose dive. They were on their way to the first losing season in a very long time. Coach Bucky Waters was trying to desperately to right the craft and get past the turbulence, but it wasn't happening. However, the game described here was one of the few bright spots in Waters final season as coach at Duke. Gary Melchionni made it happen.



Small-Sided Games Increase Sports Skills

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:21:34 -0600

These excuses are used any time a league changes away from the adult-form of the game. Parents and coaches view sports from an adult mindset, rather than from the perspective of the child participating in the sport. However, when you factor skill, speed, size, strength and cognitive development, the small-sided games create more similar task constraints for youth players than the full-sided games.



How to Become a Professional Basketball Player

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:25:26 -0600

In this article, I explain the key factors behind making a career out of basketball. Having talent is only the tip of the iceberg.



Nick Horvath: Career Highlight Is in Freshman Year

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 09:38:38 -0600

Freshman, Nick Horvath, felt like death warmed over during the Duke game against DePaul in 1999. He could hardly speak without coughing. But when starter, Nate James, fouled out in overtime, Coach K sent in Horvath. It was very likely that Horvath would simply stumble up and down the court a couple times before the final buzzer. But, instead, he became the hero.



Raw Potential and Talent Not Enough

Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:24:47 -0600

There are thousands of extremely talented young basketball players in our nation. Yet every highly touted player does not become a star or even a starter. There must be the gritty determination, the teachability, the perseverance, and the teamwork necessary to truly be successful.



GS Warrior's Most Valuable Player This Season Is Stephen Curry

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:37:53 -0600

Stephen Curry has everything new around him: A new season, and a new coach. Despite all these new things he has reaffirmed that he is the GS Warriors Most Valuable Player. New Coaching Decisions The GS Warriors faced many questions in the 2014-15 NBA season.



When a Player Refuses to Lose

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:57:22 -0600

The Duke Blue Devils and the Clemson Tigers have had some epic basketball battles through the decades. This article describes one of the best and most heart-stopping. Vince Taylor, a lesser known Duke player, was the undeniable star in this contest.



How To Get The Mental Edge On Your Competition

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 04:56:29 -0600

If you're not satisfied with being good and you want to be great, you have to find the mental edge that will propel you past your competition. I'm going to show what you can do right now to get the mental edge, and dominate your competition on the basketball court.



Growing Up Duke Tough

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:52:17 -0600

Duke basketball is something a lot of people love to hate. Many Duke coaches and players have been scorned and villified as being an elitist program for the privileged and the affluent. But Duke players are tough, disciplined, and well-coached. And many simply don't like them because they win.



Social Media and the NBA

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:53:06 -0600

One of the most important parts of public relations in the NBA is dealing with social media. The integration of social media into sports communication changes how news and information can be released. Social media allows teams and players to have more control over the release of sports-related news and also provides opportunities for theses teams and players to connect with their fans on a more personal level.



Byron Scott Has Been Set Up By The Los Angeles Lakers

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:40:32 -0600

Byron Scott has been set up for failure down in L.A. Other than Kobe Bryant he absolutely have no one to lead the Lakers into a bright future from here on out. On top of that there are other problems that seem to exist in the Lakers organization that involves the Buss Family that owns the team.



Important Factors When Buying Custom Basketball Uniforms

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:51:54 -0600

There are certain important factors you have to take into consideration when designing and buying custom basketball uniforms. Remember while you may not be wearing them, you may not even play the sport, you want to ensure that they highlight the team, are comfortable and come in within your budget.



Getting to Know the Boston Celtics

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:21:12 -0600

Tracing back the roots of the Boston Celtics. Bill Russell 11 time Champion and Sam Jones 10 time Champion and how they changed the face of Basketball. The racial divide of the Boston Celtics



How To Be A Better Baller

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:59:00 -0500

It's all about dominating the game and being the best. It doesn't make sense to accept your current skillset unless you have the ability to dominate the game of basketball at will. Nobody wants to lose and nobody wants to be second best, so let me show you how to become a better basketball player.



How It Feels To Throw Down Your First Dunk

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:58:32 -0500

You don't understand how great it felt to throw down my first dunk. I felt like I won a million dollars. If you are working towards dunking a basketball, I promise you that when you achieve that goal it will be worth it.



2014-2015 NBA Basketball: A Season of Anticipation

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:34:21 -0500

It will be a season like no other. The return of the Black Mamba Kobe Bryant, LeBron comes home and life without him in South Beach. Last but not least the San Antonio Spurs will try to make a run for six titles.



Playing Basketball Is Fun And A Great Workout

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:30:46 -0500

When you are thinking about how you can get better at basketball, the thing of most importance is to practice. Make sure you perform drills correctly and keep working on an exercise until you get it right every time. Keep reading to discover some great basketball tips to help you improve your game.



3 Effective Strength Training Exercises For Basketball

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:36:49 -0500

There are many various exercises you can do to increase your strength, but there are only a few that are actually necessary for basketball players. So, here are three effective strength training exercises that will benefit you on the basketball court.



How To Increase Your Vertical Jump With Plyometric Exercises

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:36:23 -0500

If you really want to increase your vertical jump, you need to add plyometrics to your workout routine. Find out what plyometrics are and how you can use them to become an athletic beast.



Weight Training for Vertical Jump: Good or Bad?!

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:08:06 -0500

"Don't lift weights! It's only gonna make you slower and throw your game off!"



Weight Training for Vertical Jump and Strength: Lift for Flight!

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:30:49 -0500

So we know that we should lift weights for a strong vertical jump, but HOW do we lift them? How does one lift weights to ensure maximum athletic gains and not necessarily size gains (bulking is great if bodybuilding is your main goal, but OUR concern is to train for athleticism and vertical jump).



Tricks For Jumping Higher: Rip Those Hip Flexors!

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 08:41:15 -0500

Putting aside all the weight lifting and plyometrics needed for vertical jump training, there exist several tricks for jumping higher that can be used to IMMEDIATELY gain inches. One trick that I'd like to share with you is a simple but very useful static stretch.



Benefits of Vertical Jump Training: What's the Point?

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:40:21 -0500

What are the benefits of vertical jump training? Here are some of the benefits of vertical jump training and why you MUST train for it...



Jump Higher Through Plyometric

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:28:16 -0500

How to Increase Your Jumping Ability through Plyometrics - If you are looking for new ways to not only burn calories, but jump higher, then plyometrics is absolutely the solution for you. In order to increase your vertical jump, using a variety of different jumping exercises will allow you to jump higher, and will give you the extra power you need in your legs and your core to reach for those few extra inches. Although it may not seem like a lot to most people, even increasing your jumping height by an inch could make the difference between being able...



Vertical Jump Training Advice

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:41:50 -0500

If you've been educating yourself on the topic of vertical jump training, you've probably realized that most information is repeated. Most people, articles, videos, and training courses will tell you to, eat right, lift weights, and do some plyometric exercises to increase your vertical. Well, I'm going to give you some advice that will boost your progress and help you reach your vertical jump goals faster.



How To Choose The Right Pair Of Basketball Shoes

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:40:58 -0500

What does Jordan, Nike, Adidas, Reebok, and Under Armour have in common? They all offer a variety of basketball shoes to choose from. This makes choosing the right pair of basketball shoes a lot more difficult than it should be. There are so many different designs, colors, shapes, and sizes. So, I'm going to give some tips to help you choose the perfect basketball shoe for "you".



The Golden State Warriors' New Golden Home

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 05:44:00 -0500

Professional basketball team the Golden State Warriors have unveiled plans for a new stadium to be built in San Francisco. However when everyone decided to take a closer look at the architectural drawings they realised it had a major design flaw.



Beat The Shot Clock By Trying These Basketball Tips!

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:15:37 -0500

People all over the world love to watch and play basketball. Many famous players, including Michael Jordan, Yao Ming, and Kobe Bryant, are global celebrities. You may not be on their level as a player, but if you love to play basketball, you might find trampoline basketball as another conditioning tool.



An Overview of Basketball Camps

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:26:30 -0500

When someone mentions the word camp, we usually associate this with putting up a tent, then sleeping underneath the sky filled with stars. To some people, this is the kind of adventure you experience in the woods or wherever you can imagine. To teachers and organizers, however, this is forming a team to discover more about a particular subject matter, an example of which is basketball camps.



How To Make Better Decisions On The Basketball Court

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:41:17 -0500

Most people think basketball is all about getting the physical edge on the competition, but I beg to differ. I'd rather have the ability to make smart decisions on the court over being physically strong with terrible decision making skills.



How To Get More Basketball Experience Instantly

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:41:00 -0500

The more experience you have playing the game of basketball, the bigger of an advantage you will have against your opponents. Experience will toughen you up physically and mentally, which will allow you to take control of basketball games, instead of allowing the game of basketball to take control of you.



Bigger, Stronger, Mo-Er: The Return of Mo Says NO

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:51:56 -0500

Mo Alie-Cox put the exclamation point on last year's Havoc defense. The break out performance by Alie-Cox in his redshirt freshman year of play started a chant heard round the Siegel Center and A-10 courts across the country. When he was on the court it was inevitable that at some point "Mo Says No" or "Mo Alie Blocks" would rumble throughout the stands. Since he made an appearance in all 35 games, it became a defensive battle cry among the fans.



A Season On the Brink: Indiana Pacers

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:20:33 -0500

The Indiana Pacers are at a crossroads. They have lost their top two scoring options from a season ago. A season that saw them fail to make the NBA Finals once again by being eliminated by the now wounded Miami Heat.



The Secrets To Making The Basketball Team

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:41:52 -0500

Making the basketball team can be a mystery. I've seen athletes attend tryouts and perform very well, but they still end up getting cut. So what is the secret to making any basketball team? Well, you're about to find out how to impress the coach and secure your spot on the team.



Can You Become A Better Basketball Player Without Practice?

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:12:15 -0500

Does this sound like you or anyone that you know? "Hey, I practice day in and day out, but I still don't perform well, what do I do?" Here are some tips you can use to become a better basketball player. I'm not going to tell you the same old, "practice, practice, practice. Practice is inevitable to become a basketball player, but there are other ways to become a better basketball player, so here they are.



The Secrets To Becoming An Elite Basketball Player

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:20:31 -0500

Want to be "the man" every time you step on the basketball court? Let me reveal the secrets of becoming an elite basketball player.



The Secrets To Becoming An Unstoppable Basketball Player

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:38:47 -0500

Want to know the secret to becoming an elite basketball player? Want to be "the go-to-player" on your team? Okay well it is my pleasure to reveal to you, the secrets to becoming an unstoppable basketball player.



How To Win Even When You Lose

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:38:03 -0500

I hate losing dog. Do you hate losing? What if I told you that you would never lose another basketball game ever again? Well, I'm going to show you how to turn a win lose situation into a win win situation.



Top 3 Ways To Increase Your Vertical Jump

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:42:23 -0500

Increasing your vertical jump is actually pretty simple. It's so simple that I can literally break down what you need to do in order to increase vertical jump in 3 steps.



5 Basketball Tips That Will Take Your Game To The Next Level

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:13:44 -0500

Can you hang with the big boys? Basketball may be a team sport, but your individual game needs to be ahead of the competition if you want to make an impact on the basketball court. If you want to get the upper hand on your competition, you need to make it a habit to develop the following skills and mentalities into your game.



Are the Cleveland Cavaliers the Best Team in Basketball Now?

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:25:08 -0500

LeBron James has returned to his roots and will be playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers again. With the addition of Kevin Love from the Minnesota Timberwolves, are the Cavaliers now the best team in the NBA?



3 Effective Basketball Tips For Post Players

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:41:34 -0500

Are you the next Hakeem Olajuwon, Patrick Ewing, or Tim Duncan? The post-game is one of the most effective ways to score in the game of basketball, and if you want to be a better post player, you might want to take advantage of the following tips.



How To Score More Points On The Basketball Court

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:13:55 -0500

Want to score more points? Of course you do. Here are a couple tips you can use to improve your scoring ability and become an unstoppable offensive force.



3 Effective Tips On Shooting The Basketball

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:25:19 -0500

Other than dunking the basketball, shooting the basketball is the best part of the game we all know and love. There is nothing like watching players like Stephen Curry and Ray Allen drain shot after shot on the basketball court. If you want to become a better shooter, you need to make some changes to your way of thinking and your way of practicing.



How To Block More Shots In Basketball

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:53:29 -0500

Defense wins games, and one of the most exciting defensive plays you can make, is to block an offensive player's shot. Blocking shots will force the opposing team to respect your defensive presence, and you will be able to create more scoring opportunities for your team. Here are some tips to help you block more shots on the basketball court.



About Basketball Jerseys

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:58:14 -0500

Basketball jerseys are important for any basketball fan or player. The jerseys are of different types: authentic, swingman, replica, hardwood, and women jerseys. Authentic jerseys - These are often expensive and they are the top options for fans who want to showcase their allegiance to the game. The prices of the attires run between $200 and $300. Although, they are expensive, they are of the highest quality. They are usually made from 190-gram polyester and a mesh material is included to help with the sweat.



Basketball Training Equipment

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:27:19 -0500

Basketball is a sport that does not require much equipment, you just need a ball, a hoop and a playing court which you can find in your backyard or gym. However, if you are seriously training for a varsity team or planning to pursue a career in basketball, then there are important training equipment which may help you improve your performance.



Be On Your Game: Basketball Diet

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:24:35 -0500

Success as a basketball player does not only rely on training and skill. Nutrition and diet plays a major role on developing and improving the body's physical condition. Eating proper food would ensure that the body is supplemented with the much needed energy needed while playing the sport. It is important for athletes to be conscious with what they eat and drink. Their energy and stamina, as well as muscle development would depend on what kinds of food they consume.



Best Basketball Drills

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:25:57 -0500

Basketball drills are one of the best ways to improve your game quickly. The key is to make sure you're getting the most out of your time by doing effective drills and focusing on your specific needs.



Playing With Others, Lessons From Pickup Basketball Game

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:34:27 -0500

As the game raged on, the shortest guy, incontestably the quickest hand of us all earned himself the first two points by driving zigzag to the hoop. An opponent, who, I think meant to compliment him, likened him to a bunny rabbit. He could as well have called him a runt, because, a momentary silence was cast over the team, the kind of silence one witnesses in capped emotional turbulence.



How To Get To The Basket And Finish With Contact

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 08:01:12 -0500

If you want respect on the basketball court, you need the ability to blow past the defense and finish at the rim with contact. It's easier said than done, but it can be done, and I'm going to show you how to do it.



Increase Your Vertical Jump With Stretching

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:59:37 -0500

Did you know you can increase your vertical jump by stretching? Stretching equals increased flexibility, and increased flexibility means a higher vertical jump. Just look at the guys and girls who do gymnastics.



Basketball Conditioning For Basketball

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:53:13 -0500

Basketball players have to be in great condition in order to play at a high level on the basketball court. Are you in basketball condition? If not, let me show you how to increase your stamina and maintain your stamina.



Basketball Player's Diet

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:52:40 -0500

Basketball player's need to be in great physical shape, which means you need to know what types of foods you should be eating on a daily basis. Now, there is nothing wrong with eating some chips or some pizza now and then, but you should make an effort to make healthy choices more often than not.



Strength Training For Young Basketball Players

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:51:40 -0500

Is it okay for kids ages 12-15 to lift weights? Yes it is. So how do you get started? Find out how in the rest of this article.



How To Become An Efficient Free Throw Shooter

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:06:36 -0500

The free throw is supposed to be the easiest shot in the game. I mean the shot is literally free (because the opposite team can't disrupt the shot), but is it really the easiest shot in the game? I don't think so.



3 Effective Basketball Rebounding Tips

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:25:09 -0500

Rebounding is a skill that all players need to have. Some coaches only teach their post players how to get rebounds, but the fact of the matter is every player on the basketball court needs to know how to get rebounds.



3 Effective Basketball Tips For Shooters

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:00:05 -0500

Shooting the basketball is an art and a skill that can always be improved upon. Just by implementing one or all three of these tips I'm about to reveal to you will help to improve your shooting percentage.