How High Is A Basketball Hoop? A Brief Look At The History Of The Rim

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According to official rules, a basketball hoop is 10-feet (305cm) above the ground. Pretty easy to remember, huh? And what about in women’s basketball? Although women are on average shorter than men, the hoop in women’s basketball is also 10-feet high. For much younger players, however, a regular rim is simply too high. Playing basketball …

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Great Places To Practice Basketball

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Although you don’t technically need a ball and hoop to develop your jumping ability, you should always complement your physical workouts with some ball-time. This article covers all the places you can play ball and keep your ball handling skills up to scratch.

Are Your Sneakers A Limiting Factor?

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We have all heard the various claims made by the many international footwear companies that their brand of basketball shoes will make you run faster, jump higher and play better, but how much actual truth is there in these claims?

The Five Best Dunkers Under Six Foot Of All Time

For us shorter folk, we all need some inspiration. Luckily, there’s no shortage of it with some of the NBA’s biggest names being shorter than their mighty dunks would have you believe. Check out my list of the top 5 dunkers under 6 feet tall.