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The basketball pass: Passing to excitement

One of the skills important for a player to learn before playing the actual game of basketball is passing the basketball. Passing is the act of the handing over the basketball to the player’s teammate. Communication between the team members is crucial in passing. You have to acknowledge the pass first, either verbally or nonverbally, […]

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Outdoor Gear – How To Set Up Your Own Outdoor Basketball Court

Basketball is a great sport played both indoors on courts and outdoors on cement and other surfaces. Not everyone has access to an indoor basketball court, so your own outdoor court may be your only option. Playing basketball outdoors, however, will require the right gear to make it as much fun as playing indoors. Choosing […]

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A Look at the Early History of the National Basketball Association

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 National Basketball League and Basketball Association of America, NBA was given birth in […]

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Basketball Tips to Make You Play Well

Many people may tell you that basketball is the coolest game they’ve ever known. This may be the reason as to why several teenagers and young people start out brandishing themselves with the basics of basketball. In turn, this could also be the same cause as to why many people prefer watching the game either […]

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Basketball Tips for Better Shots

Ball…hoops…and a court… Basketball isn’t just about these three things; the play itself requires skill, good technique, perseverance and a great deal of confidence so as to perfect basketball shots and actualize them on the court. While many people can play basketball, too few can truly play the sport to the highest degree. In this […]

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Basketball Shooting: Its Vital Principles

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. Now there is always room for improvement. With a lot of […]

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Historical Pro Basketball Players

Ever since the first players sunk the first hoops back over a century ago, basketball has been one of America’s number one sports, and pro basketball players have been making sports history. American pro basketball history can be traced to a game played in 1896 at the YMCA in Trenton, New Jersey. This game was […]

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Basketball and its Rules

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. This game was officially played for the first time on January 20, 1892, in […]

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High School Basketball: Your Stepping Stone to a College Basketball Scholarship

· There have been countless films on playing high school basketball and by doing this, the lead actor has landed a college scholarship. This isn’t just a Hollywood make-believe event. It can happen even to an unknown athlete in your school”or it could happen to you. · When you believe that you were born to […]