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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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Shooting Percentage is a Misleading Statistic in Basketball

If you don't take three-point shots into account, you cannot judge basketball players' relative scoring ability.OK, so there are lies, damn lies and statistics. Still, we use statistics all the time in

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1970 New York Knicks: Championship Team Set Standard for NY Basketball

Despite being a charter members of the NBA, which formed in 1946, the Knicks never won an NBA championship before the 1969-1970 season.They made three consecutive trips to the finals in the early 1950s,

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Five Basic NBA Basketball Rules

Founded on June 6,1946, the National Basketball Association (NBA) is the organization that regulates professional basketball. Behavior of players and coaches as well as game play is managed by this association.

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A Brief History of Kentucky Basketball: The Winningest NCAA Division I Hoops Program

College basketball fans are well aware of the rich tradition of University of Kentucky basketball, from their seven national titles (second only to UCLA) to their becoming the first Division I basketball

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A Century of LSU Basketball History Highlights: Bob Pettit, Pete Maravich and Shaquille O’Neal Among Game’s Greatest

Louisiana State University celebrates 100 years of basketball in 2009 with visions of Pete Maravich, Bob Petit and Shaquille O’Neal still dancing in its head and wondering when its next Cinderella team

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