Category Archives for Tips & Tricks

How to Get Better Grip on Basketball Shoes

Ever been on the court simply to slip and slide when an offensive player drives past you to the hoop? Or, tried grabbing a rebound only to have another player out-jump you? Worn out shoes on the court

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How to Make Basketball Shoes Sticky

When playing basketball, you want to look good. You don’t want to slide across the court, only to see an offensive player drive past you to the lane. Grip. This is probably one of the most important

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How to Improve Traction on Basketball Shoes

When you think of the term traction, if you are an athlete, playing a basketball game, you probably know how important it is during a game.It is what keeps you grounded, allows you to change direction

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How to Clean Basketball Shoes

The number one method to preserve your favorite pair of basketball shoes is to clean them. Sure, you can use expensive products to help improve traction and stickiness, but over time, any pair of shoes

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How to make a basketball hoop for your room

If you love the game and can’t get enough of it, what better way to enjoy it than in the comfort of your bedroom? There are a few ways you can go about making a basketball hoop for a room.Depending on

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Bullying On the Field: 5 Ways For Coaches to Cultivate a Team Mindset

Bullying has received a lot of press lately, and it’s a good thing to know that more people are realizing the importance of protecting every kid’s self-esteem. As a coach, you play a valuable role

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Basketball and the Court of Self Improvement

Basketball legend Bobby Knight once said that "you don't play basketball against opponents, you play against the game of basketball."Basketball is a competitive sport on the high school, college, and professional

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All-time Best NBA Players: LeBron James Joins Michael Jordan, Others as NBA’s Greatest Players

Almost two years ago, CNN ranked the top three all-time NBA players. That particular list included three others who "just missed the cut." With a new longevity criteria for this list, players with less

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NBA Basketball Rules and Terminology on Fouls for Beginners

The goal of a basketball game is score more points than the opponent. Teams score by putting the basketball in the hoop. Teams score two points for a basket, unless it is beyond the three-point line, where

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Howard Is Top NBA Rebounder: Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard reminds many of Olajuwon and Malone

Many experts were surprised when the Orlando Magic passed on Connecticut star Emeka Okaforin the 2004 NBA draft, in favor of Dwight Howard, who didn't play any college basketball. In a brief three-year

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