Archive for the 'Basketball' Category

Top NBA Jerseys Sales in 2009 2010

By Fred Jabbour The NBA store recently announced the top jersey sales of the 2009-2010 season. Once again, Kobe Bryant found himself on the top of that list. No surprise for the second spot on that list, two-time MVP LeBron James. The following spots were filled by Boston’s Kevin Garnett, Chicago’s Derrick Rose, and Dwight […]

LeBron James Jersey Sales 2010 11

By Fred Jabbour It’s unfortunate for LeBron, the Cavs and all of their fans what happened during these playoffs. Very few expected a Round 2 loss and an early end to their season. Since the loss the most highly discussed topic in the NBA world has been which jersey James will be wearing next season […]

Learn How to Jump Higher Using Vertical Jumping Techniques

By Karl Powell Vertical Jumping is how high any individual can elevate off the ground from a standstill. Vertical jumping is primarily used in athletic circles. The most common sports where vertical jumping techniques are used are Basketball, Track and Field, Baseball, Football and Volleyball. A vertical jump of 40 inches or more is widely […]

What Your Child Can Do to Help Them Make the Basketball Team

By Jonathan L Tipton I have about eighteen years of basketball experience. I started every game of my high school career on the varsity level. I was fortunate enough to get to play college basketball. So I have plenty of experience in tryouts and how they work and I know a few things that coaches […]

Coaching Youth Basketball Choosing Kids For the Right Positions

By Jo Denn One of the hardest things to do when you’re a youth coach is picking the right kids for the right positions. Choosing the right mindset over the right body type for a given position is important in soccer, football and especially basketball. Many times, a coach will look at a kid’s size […]

Playing the Powerball With the Lakers

By James A. 5, 11, 16, 30 and 37. A seemingly random sequence of numbers which may be of little relevance outside of playing the lotto, but not to the Los Angeles Lakers. In Lakerland these four numbers may be reason to celebrate come next June. For Kobe Bryant it could be his winning of […]

Building a Winning Basketball Culture

By Forrest McKinnis Each year basketball programs around the country undergo facelifts and search for ways to change traditions and build a winning culture. Some will succeed and many will fail. The development of a winning culture in the game of basketball far exceeds a winning record, district playoff birth, or a state qualifying win. […]

Jump Higher in Basketball

By Ray B Spencer Why do so many people want to jump higher in basketball? In many cases an extra couple of inches in your vertical jump can improve you’re over all game. Good jumping ability is essential in the game of basketball. Jumping higher increases your dunk rating, rebounding rating and shooting rating. When […]

Pro Baketball in Pittsburgh?

By Frank Ernhart I am trying to think of reasons Pittsburgh does NOT have a pro basketball team. Could it be that it’s so hilly that most yards are on a slope and aren’t amenable to kid basketball. In Indiana it’s called the Hoosier Hysteria. At one time you could drive through almost any little […]

How to Increase Vertical Jump Simple Strategies You Can Use Today in Order to Really Jump Higher

By Bernard Michaels It’s not as intimidating as it may sound. You can learn to increase your vertical jump if you are really bent on doing it. But don’t believe that you’re going to see instant results or something because it will not happen. You must be willing to do consistent work if you want […]