Tips & Tricks – BasketballNinja http://basketballninja.com Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:07:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.5 http://basketballninja.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/basketballNInja.png Tips & Tricks – BasketballNinja http://basketballninja.com 32 32 113929043 How to Get Better Grip on Basketball Shoes http://basketballninja.com/how-to-put-grip-on-basketball-shoes/ http://basketballninja.com/how-to-put-grip-on-basketball-shoes/#respond Thu, 05 Oct 2017 06:17:40 +0000 http://basketballninja.com/?p=1743 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 are a problem, especially slippery (indoor) surfaces.This how-to guide will help you improve your game, avoid slipping and […]

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How to Make Basketball Shoes Sticky http://basketballninja.com/make-basketball-shoes-sticky/ http://basketballninja.com/make-basketball-shoes-sticky/#respond Wed, 04 Oct 2017 06:15:14 +0000 http://basketballninja.com/?p=1749 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 aspects when it comes to jumping, diving, or running at full speed on the court.Both for indoor and […]

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How to Improve Traction on Basketball Shoes http://basketballninja.com/how-to-improve-traction-on-basketball-shoes/ http://basketballninja.com/how-to-improve-traction-on-basketball-shoes/#respond Tue, 03 Oct 2017 06:02:48 +0000 http://basketballninja.com/?p=1756 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 quickly, and allows you to keep up with opposing players, at all times of a game.When playing with worn-out […]

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How to Clean Basketball Shoes http://basketballninja.com/how-to-clean-basketball-shoes/ http://basketballninja.com/how-to-clean-basketball-shoes/#respond Mon, 02 Oct 2017 05:54:16 +0000 http://basketballninja.com/?p=1762 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 gets worn out. By cleaning them routinely, you help improve traction, and you also help preserve the soles of your […]

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How to make a basketball hoop for your room http://basketballninja.com/how-to-make-a-basketball-hoop-for-your-room/ http://basketballninja.com/how-to-make-a-basketball-hoop-for-your-room/#respond Sun, 01 Oct 2017 05:48:28 +0000 http://basketballninja.com/?p=1767 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 the available space, the resources you have, and the placement, you might choose alternate […]

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Bullying On the Field: 5 Ways For Coaches to Cultivate a Team Mindset http://basketballninja.com/ways-for-coaches-to-cultivate-a-team-mindset/ http://basketballninja.com/ways-for-coaches-to-cultivate-a-team-mindset/#respond Sun, 10 Sep 2017 04:54:07 +0000 http://basketballninja.com/?p=1721 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 in setting up a positive atmosphere that teaches kids how to be good friends and neighbors both on and off […]

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Basketball and the Court of Self Improvement http://basketballninja.com/basketball-court-self-improvement/ http://basketballninja.com/basketball-court-self-improvement/#respond Sun, 10 Sep 2017 04:53:42 +0000 http://basketballninja.com/?p=1727 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 level in the United States. With that said, a significant number of people participate in basketball in a wide array of different types of […]

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All-time Best NBA Players: LeBron James Joins Michael Jordan, Others as NBA’s Greatest Players http://basketballninja.com/all-time-best-nba-players/ http://basketballninja.com/all-time-best-nba-players/#respond Sat, 26 Aug 2017 07:05:03 +0000 http://basketballninja.com/?p=1583 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 than 12 years in the NBA are eligible.NBA all-time best player criteriaUnlike our first ranking of all-time best NBA players, this […]

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NBA Basketball Rules and Terminology on Fouls for Beginners http://basketballninja.com/nba-basketball-rules-and-terminology-on-fouls/ http://basketballninja.com/nba-basketball-rules-and-terminology-on-fouls/#respond Sat, 26 Aug 2017 06:57:33 +0000 http://basketballninja.com/?p=1589 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 they receive three points. A team receives one point for each free throw made after a foul or […]

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Howard Is Top NBA Rebounder: Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard reminds many of Olajuwon and Malone http://basketballninja.com/howard-is-top-nba-rebounder/ http://basketballninja.com/howard-is-top-nba-rebounder/#respond Sat, 26 Aug 2017 06:37:15 +0000 http://basketballninja.com/?p=1591 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 NBA career, Howard has shown his critics that he can play with Okafor and anyone else in the NBA.Name: Dwight HowardTeam: Orlando […]

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