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  • How Many Players Are On A Basketball Team?

    How Many Players Are On A Basketball Team?

    Most people know that in a normal basketball game, there are a total of 10 players on the court at any given time, with each team having 5 players ‘in play’. However, what about the team as a whole? How many players will be sitting on the bench? Are there any other players that are […]

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

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

    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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  • Ranking The 5 Biggest Fights In NBA History

    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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  • How the big men of the NBA adjusted to survive in the modern game

    How the big men of the NBA adjusted to survive in the modern game

    There’s an old saying among NBA coaches and executives, “You can’t teach size.“ For several decades size and power were enough for an NBA center to not only see playing time but to dominate the game. Prior to the turn of the millennium, a dominant big man was a key part of the blueprint for […]

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  • What Is A Triple-Double In Basketball?

    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. Not sure what it means? Don’t worry, because that’s what we’re going to be explaining that today. And […]

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  • Who Has The Most Championship Rings In NBA History?

    Who Has The Most Championship Rings In NBA History?

    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

    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 of the 30 teams in the NBA have won at least one championship since the NBA-ABA merger. But we still have 11 teams […]

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  • The Best Former Duke Players In NBA History

    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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  • How Holger Geschwindner’s Crazy Coaching Philosophy Shaped Dirk Nowitzki

    How Holger Geschwindner’s Crazy Coaching Philosophy Shaped Dirk Nowitzki

    There’s a basketball academy in Würzburg, Germany, where an elderly coach named Holger Geschwindner teaches basketball by using methods that seemingly connect with everything, except basketball.  The so called “Institute of Applied Nonsense” is a subtle nod to all the critics who didn’t believe in his unorthodox methods. These methods would be put to the […]

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  • Vertical Jump Test (Sargent Jump Test) – Test Yourself At Home

    Vertical Jump Test (Sargent Jump Test) – Test Yourself At Home

    It’s absolutely essential to monitor your progress as you develop your vertical leap. Here’s the simple way of measuring your standing vertical.

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