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Playing Basketball With Tenacious Defense
by Jason Richards. 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 a...
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Basketball: the Object of the Game
by Jason Richards. Basketball is a fast paced game played on a 94-by-50 foot court (NBA) with 1 basket on opposite sides. The game starts when the official tosses the ball between two players, one from each team, in the middle of the court. This is also referred to as...
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Basketball Training Aids to Improve Your Game
by Jason Richards. If constant practice and sheer dedication aren't enough to improve your game, then you might as well consider acquiring some effective basketball training aids. Shooting Oversized basketball - is usually 3 inches larger in diameter than your regular...
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10 Basketball Skills You Should Learn
by Jason Richards. Learning how to play basketball is learning its fundamentals. Here are those: 1.    Dribbling - is important to penetrate to the hoop, move the ball across the court, get away from the defense, and find a good passing lane. There are different ty...
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Basketball Shooting: Its Vital Principles
by Jason Richards. The main objective of basketball shooting is accuracy in every release of the ball as it is aimed towards the basket. All basketball players know the importance of accuracy in basketball shooting yet only a few of them are able to do it correctly. N...
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Worthy Tips for Basketball Training
by Jason Richards. True enough, how could you become a real big time basketball figure? This is often one of the questions that bugs the basketball player wannabes. You've got to fully understand that before you become a great player, you first have to undergo some in...
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Important Pointers for Basketball Coaching
by Jason Richards. Playing basketball isn't all about relying on one's skills and knowledge of the game. It further requires teamwork. A player will be unable to score for the team if the rest fail to cooperate in the venture. More so, basketball coaching is an integr...
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Collecting Basketball Card Memorabilia
by Eddie Delgado. Collecting vintage sports cards is always an adventure especially when you come across that great historical player. I have always collected football and baseball cards in the past, but no
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Bill Russell a Basketball Legend
by Eddie Delgado. Bill Russell -AKA: William Felton Russell, born February 12, 1934 in Monroe, LA. During Bill Russell's 13-year NBA playing career he was honored with the prestigious MVP title 5 tim
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Pointers for Basketball Dunking
by Jason Richards. The fanatics of the game are usually left in great amazement as they see their favored players dunking the ball in the hoop. In most cases though, basketball dunking stirs the excitement of the crowd. When one of the players dunks the ball, the audi...
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Tips for Playing Basketball Defense
by Jason Richards. They usually say that basketball wins are owed to the proper playing of the defenses. Honestly, when the best defense is projected at every single level of the basketball game, everything will turn out well for the team. The best coaches know for a ...
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A Good Insight in Basketball Uniforms
by Jason Richards. Basketball uniforms provide a sense of identity for the team players. After all, this is the real essence of uniforms, right? For the audience, it will be easy for them to pinpoint which team is which because of the uniforms. Yet there is more to it...
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What are the Common Types of Basketball Shots
by Jason Richards. Basketball has morphed into a game that not only needs strength and the ability to shoot but also an artful work that requires mental readiness and physical capabilities. If we are to look back, basketball started as an indoor game that shoots the b...
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Basketball Basics: the Different Types of Dribbling
by Jason Richards. Basketball players only have two options in moving the ball from one teammate to another, either by passing or by dribbling. Here we will focus on the various types of dribbling typically observed on the court. Low Dribble As its name suggests, low ...
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Basketball Quick Tips: What to Do When not Holding the Ball
by Jason Richards. Ten players are required to play in the game of basketball but only one person is holding the ball at any given time. So what do you do when on the offensive side and you're not holding the ball? Here are some quick tips to help you maximize the tim...
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Basketball 101: Passing Balls
by Jason Richards. Players with superior skills in ball handling normally have the highest scores per game. And since basketball is a game of who scores the most, it is important that players are trained properly with ball handling skills. In this article, we will pro...
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Basketball Rebound for Short Guys
by Jason Richards. People often have the misconception that when they aren't tall, they can't make rebounds. Well, this may offer some truths behind it but this doesn't absolutely have to mean that short people don't have the capacity to rebound under the basket. It o...
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Player-dependent Basketball Offense
by Jason Richards. 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 ...
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Basketball at the Beijing Olympics Will be a Crowd Favourite
by David Horne. Basketball at the 2008 Olympic Games will be held at Wukesong Indoor Stadium in Beijing from August 9-24, 2008.Basketball is definitely a global sport that has shown continued growth over recent years. The USA with the NBA and its college basketball...
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How to Play Basketball Defense Effectively
by Jason Richards. Some people just seem to have the talents and skills necessary for basketball. Some of us though have to toil our way through it and really maximize and take to heart all the trainings we have to endure. One area that is vital in playing basketball ...
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History of National Basketball Association
by Jason Richards. For one to appreciate what he sees now, he must have a glimpse from the past. Here, we have gathered some data regarding the history of the National Basketball Association which became the symbol of Basketball. From the combined efforts of the Natio...
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Basketball: How the Game Started
by Jason Richards. It all started with a child's game that the inventor, Dr. James Naismith used to play outside his schoolhouse when he was younger. This game was called duck-on-a-rock, it aimed to knock the duck off the rock by tossing another rock against it. This ...
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Basketball Rundowns
by Jason Richards. As the head of a basketball team, or as a member; there are certain extra pieces of putting together a team that are important to remember. The game of basketball is more than preparing for a game or going to shoot some extra hoops. There are also s...
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The Rules Of Basketball
by Alan Richardson. Basketball was invented in a pursuit for an indoor game, which would provide complete fitness. Dr James Naismith, a Canadian physical instructor, wrote down the basic rule for the game after initial rejection of many ideas, at a YMCA Training School...
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Strength and Endurance Training Improves Basketball Game
by Sebastian Marders. When we sit and watch a basketball game, we are always yelling at our team for every screw up they throw our way. We are fans - and as fans - it is our job to judge, heckle and to annoy these men who, as far as we are concerned, are not worth as muc...
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