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  • How To Play HORSE Basketball

    How To Play HORSE Basketball

    Basketball HORSE is a simple yet fun game that tests your shooting skills. It’s a regular feature in gym classes and driveway basketball, providing a fun and competitive break from traditional basketball practice routines. If you’re not familiar with the game, this article will teach you the rules of HORSE basketball, along with tips and […]

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  • What Is A Field Goal In Basketball?

    What Is A Field Goal In Basketball?

    Basketball is a game where the objective is to score more points than the opposing team. As simple as that sounds, sometimes the jargon used in the sport can be a little confusing for casual fans. Take the field goal, for instance. Anyone who is watching a televised NBA or college basketball game for the […]

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  • Why Do Some Basketball Hoops Have Double Rims?

    Why Do Some Basketball Hoops Have Double Rims?

    Make your way into an outdoor basketball playground, and chances are, you’ll find yourself looking at thick, durable-looking rims. Take a closer look and you’ll actually see what looks to be two single rims stacked on top of each other. It is quite different from the thinner variety used for most indoor, wood-tiled courts, which […]

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  • What Exactly Is A Role Player In Basketball?

    What Exactly Is A Role Player In Basketball?

    Rotation players in the NBA can be separated into stars and role players. It’s easy to describe the stars. They’re the team’s first or second option on offense, scoring around 25-30 points a game with defensive responsibilities being optional in many cases. The role players are what you’d call the supporting cast. The majority of […]

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  • Basketball Fundamentals: The Triple Threat Position

    Basketball Fundamentals: The Triple Threat Position

    The triple threat position is a term that really gets people’s attention, especially younger players who are hearing the cool string of words for the first time. For a novice basketball player, the first instinct upon receiving a ball is to put it on the floor and start dribbling. Beginners don’t like facing defensive pressure […]

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  • Basketball Sizes: A Guide For Kids And Adults

    Basketball Sizes: A Guide For Kids And Adults

    Making sure you give players the appropriately sized basketball for their age and gender is incredibly important. But with several official sizes to choose from, it’s easy to be confused about which basketball size is actually the right one.  In this guide, we’re going to go through the various basketball sizes so that you can […]

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  • What Is A 3-and-D Player In Basketball?

    What Is A 3-and-D Player In Basketball?

    Most NBA players never get to be superstars or even stars for their teams. Most of them can hope to, at best, play their careers out as starters on decent teams. You can usually count on the stars to get their numbers, so it’s usually the role players (players with a specific skill/duty) who really […]

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  • How to Break in Basketball Shoes the Right Way

    How to Break in Basketball Shoes the Right Way

    Slipping on a brand new pair of basketball shoes will almost always cause some level of discomfort. Now anything excessive might mean you’ve got the wrong size or they’re just not the right shape for your feet, but it’s natural for new footwear to feel a little stiff or rub against skin. So it’s important […]

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  • Why Do Basketball Players Wear Arm Sleeves?

    Why Do Basketball Players Wear Arm Sleeves?

    Ever since Allen Iverson donned his arm sleeve at the turn of the millennium, there’s been an increasing number of players wearing arm sleeves during NBA games. By arm sleeves, we mean those nylon or spandex ‘tights’ for your arm that extend from the bicep all the way down to the wrist. Now, Iverson initially […]

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  • We’ve Investigated How Much NBA Mascots Make

    We’ve Investigated How Much NBA Mascots Make

    Over the last couple of decades, mascots have become an integral part of the entertainment aspect within professional sports leagues. Whether it be greeting basketball fans and dancing to entertain the live crowd during timeouts, or even performing dangerous stunts and funny pranks to make people at home laugh, the job of an NBA mascot […]

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