What Is Traveling in Basketball?

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Yes, basketball can take you around the world, but when we speak of traveling in basketball we are usually talking about the rule that many seem to have forgotten. It’s one of the most basic rules of the game. Players learn it from the very beginning along with the game’s fundamentals. So, what is traveling …

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How Many Players Are On A Basketball Team?

Traditional basketball rules established by FIBA dictate that each team consists of 12 players, with 5 players being in play on the court at any time, and the rest on the bench available for substitution. This rule is adopted by the Olympics and most basketball leagues around the globe. The NBA Plays By Its Own …

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Ranking The 5 Biggest Fights In NBA History

The NBA used to be a much wilder league that it is today. The modern NBA pays close attention to its public image and it does its best to maintain a family-friendly reputation. This is hardly surprising given that the history of the league is full of PR disasters such as the cocaine era and, …

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Ask HOOPSBEAST: How Tall Do You Have To Be To Dunk?

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In this week’s user submitted question, we’ll be answering the question: How tall do you have to be to dunk a basketball on a 10 foot rim? A lot of basketball players dream of being able to dunk, but are under the false impression that dunking is a skill limited to only the tallest of …

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What Is A Triple-Double In Basketball?

A triple-double is one of the most impressive feats that a player can accomplish on the court in a single game. If you follow NBA basketball at all, you’ve probably heard the term “triple-double“ being thrown around. If you happen to not know what the term represents, we’re going to be explaining that today. And …

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Who Has The Most Championship Rings In NBA History?

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Whenever individual greatness is discussed in the NBA, rings are going to be mentioned sooner or later. Following the conclusion of each NBA postseason, players from the winning team each receive a  ‘championship ring’ which honors their contribution. Of course, the number of rings an individual player accumulates over their career is often used as …

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The 11 NBA Teams That Have Never Won A Championship

Winning the Larry O’Brien trophy is the ultimate goal that every NBA strives towards but only one team can claim it every season.  10 teams have won multiple championships. More than half the teams in the NBA have won at least one championship since the NBA-ABA merger. But we still have 11 teams looking to …

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The Best Former Duke Players In NBA History

The Duke Blue Devils are by far one of the most polarizing teams in college basketball. You’ll have a hard time finding someone who is neutral towards them, you either love them or you have them.  Regardless of how you feel about them, no one can deny that they’ve had a lot of success with …

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