basketball

Have you ever wondered why certain basketball players don’t measure up to their potential? Players that have incredible skills and abilities but then can’t make it beyond organized high school basketball are a dime a dozen. There are many possible theories out there why this is so but we feel that the reasons are few and simple.

Player-Dependent Basketball Offense

Offensive play is actually a team-dependent scheme. Each player must know their roles in making points. While there may be players who can dominate games, all players must take action in order to intensify all moves. In this article, we have listed various responsibilities each player must take. The Point …

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Basketball Basics: Footwork

It is certainly fun watching basketball. But for players, the game isn’t just fun. It is challenging. There are lots of pressure that players undergo whenever they hit it to the court every game. They are of course committed to make the team win by accumulating more scores than the …

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Historical Pro Basketball Players

Ever since the first players sunk the first hoops back over a century ago, basketball has been one of America’s number one sports, and pro basketball players have been making sports history. American pro basketball history can be traced to a game played in 1896 at the YMCA in Trenton, …

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Mental Training in Basketball: The Driving Force in every Game

Most people would tend to perceive basketball as a purely physical game. You can see that evidence everywhere: endless physical trainings to bout any bodily weaknesses; energy drinks and foods that focus on combating fatigue; clothes and shoes that give comfort during the game; etcetera, etcetera. Perhaps, to add further …

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Basketball Basics: Tips for Good Rebounding

Basketball is indeed one of the most popular sports in the world. Through the years, the sport has created superstars and icons out of basketball players. No wonder, many kids nowadays aspire to become professional or star basketball players. Basketball is a very physical game. There is so mush movement. …

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Playing basketball with tenacious defense

During a basketball game, people commonly shout the word “DEFENSE!”. Come to think of it, do people in the stadium really know the meaning of the word? Does the basketball team, players and coaches, understand the meaning of the word? Is the value and importance of the word defense recognized? …

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Basketball and Jesus

Summary:A church sports program can be helpful in building Godly character traits in the players. Our church has an organized basketball program managed and coached by Doug White (not to be confused by our pastor who also has the same name). Recently, I asked Doug why he was so passionate …

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OFFENSIVE BASKETBALL: HOW EACH PLAYER PLAYS

Basketball is a rough sport but people who regularly play the sport make it really fun to watch, not to mention very easy. If one looks a little bit closer, it has also technicalities and techniques. The object the game is to keep the ball in possession and score at …

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Six Tips For College Basketball Betting

In terms of sheer numbers, no sport matches the opportunity, intrigue, depth of quality, or endless variety involved with college basketball betting. Nearly every day of the week, from mid-November through March, bettors and sportsbooks match bankrolls on the hardwood fortunes of 235 teams in more than a dozen conferences. …

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