Basketball

Basketball Entertains Urban Residents

In some urban areas it is quite difficult for children to find activities that will keep them out of trouble. There are many organizations though that focus on keeping kids in urban areas busy by allowing them to play on basketball courts at their youth centers. While this type of basketball will entertain certain urban […]

Basketball

Basketball Basics: Shooting Drills

If you are playing basketball, you want to play it excellently. Who wouldn’t want to be recognized as an outstanding basketball player? It is just not very fortunate that basketball superstars and the best players are never born; they are created. So how can you create a basketball star out of yourself? The answer is […]

Basketball

College Basketball Merchandise

College Basketball is big business. There is a lot of money to be made, and it’s not just going into the pockets of overpaid pro athletes. The demand for college basketball apparel, memorabilia and footwear continues to grow. Fans of all ages purchase autographed caps to promote their favorite players, and they’re taking a nostalgic […]

Basketball

College Basketball Milestones

Basketball is a favorite pastime of kids and adults alike. American kids grow up with dreams of earning scholarships and reaching fame in the college league. Basketball owes its origin to Dr. James Naismith, who invented the sport in 1892. Before long, the popularity of the game caught on and it was being played in […]

Basketball

Women’s College Basketball – History and Background

It is well known that basketball was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Nesmith, but what is not so well known is the history of women’s basketball. The inaugural women’s college basketball session was actually part of a physical education class at Smith College for girls in Conneticut. The very first women’s college basketball game […]