Basketball

  • Basketball Defensive Drills
    Basketball defensive drills are mandatory for any player who hopes to dominate on the court. There's no question that the "glory" in basketball comes with scoring points, a fact that often relegates d....
  • Outdoor Basketball Equipment
    Playing on outdoor basketball equipment is a great luxury if your climate allows for it. Unfortunately, much of the top half of the country spends half the year blanketed under feet of snow, while mos....
  • Basketball Dribbling Tips
    Coaches who have been around the game for some time are undoubtedly familiar with a few useful basketball dribbling tips. The tip you'll hear echoed most consistently at every level, from the NBA on d....
  • Shooting The Basketball Better
    Shooting the basketball better requires players to stop and take stock of their techniques in order to identify possible flaws. Too often, young shooters aren't taught the fundamentals of arm and hand....
  • Basketball Goals
    There isn't too much variation among basketball goals. As a general rule, they are always six feet wide by three and a half feet high and made of either glass, graphite, wood, metal, or some sort of c....
  • Slam Dunk
    Many say that it was Julius "The Doctor" Erving who helped elevate the slam dunk from a high-percentage shot to an art form. Those who weren't around in the late '70s and early '80s to witnesses his a....
  • Basketball Nets
    Basketball nets are commonly misused, abused, ripped, torn, and otherwise trashed, making them the bete noire of team managers and gym maintenance crews. Whereas floors are made from wood or asphalt, ....
  • Used Basketball Equipment
    If you're a coach or a parent operating on a shoestring budget (or simply looking to save a few bucks), there's nothing wrong with purchasing used basketball equipment. Buying a new backboard-rim comb....
  • Basketball Passing Techniques
    When it comes to mastering basketball passing techniques, there isn't much to learn, but there's plenty to practice. There are three basic basketball passing techniques used throughout the game: the c....
  • Youth Basketball
    The youth basketball movement is about much more than the sport of basketball itself. While fundamentals, practice, and hoops history are all critical parts of the game, it's the intangibles--self-con....