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  • The Five Best Dunkers Under Six Foot Of All Time

    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.

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  • What Is The Hand-Checking Rule And How Did It Change The NBA?

    What Is The Hand-Checking Rule And How Did It Change The NBA?

    You’ve probably witnessed at least one discussion about how basketball used to be tougher ‘back in the day’. The fact hand-checking was allowed often forms part of their argument. Full disclosure, I love the exciting nature of the modern game but I do believe it is a bit too soft in some aspects. However, I’m […]

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  • Muggsy Bogues: Could The NBA’s Shortest Ever Player Dunk?

    Muggsy Bogues: Could The NBA’s Shortest Ever Player Dunk?

    December 4th 1990. The day that the 5-foot-3-inch Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues dunked. Or did he? There are more than a few sources out there that claim Muggsy Bogues dunked during a pregame warm-up session on this day, but without video evidence, it is difficult to confirm. However, here’s what we do know. First, with a […]

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  • Great Places To Practice Basketball

    Great Places To Practice Basketball

    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.

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  • Are Your Sneakers A Limiting Factor?

    Are Your Sneakers A Limiting Factor?

    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?

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  • Are You Suited To Dunking? Check Your Wingspan

    Are You Suited To Dunking? Check Your Wingspan

    When people think about dunking, they immediately think height. As a matter of fact, your wingspan is just as important, and NBA players are known to have higher than average wingspans.

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