BASKETBALL

All about basketball: stats, history, and profiles of some of the best players of all time.

The Benefits of Basketball

Basketball is one of the most practiced sports worldwide. Among other things, it’s an activity that brings many positive consequences for the athletes who practice it. In today’s article, we’ll talk about the benefits of basketball. Are you ready to…

James Harden, The Beard of the NBA

James Harden is one of the highest level point guards in the NBA. Commonly known as ‘The beard’, he’s a 29-year-old basketball player for the Houston Rockets. In this season, he’s set a historical record: over 30 points during 32…

The Most Common Injuries in Basketball

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world. It’s also one of the most physically demanding and consequently, potential injuries are always waiting to strike. In today’s post, learn about the most common injuries people suffer in basketball.…

Lebron James, a Modern Basketball Player

No one else is considered to be the best basketball player of all time, since Michael Jordan. However, NBA fans have obsessively sought out someone to take the throne of this renowned sport. For many, Lebron James, a current Lakers…

European Players in the NBA

The NBA is, without question, the most important basketball league in the world. When the league first began in the United States, home players filled the courts. But, over the years, Europeans have been joining the game, positioning themselves next…

The Pick and Roll: an Iconic Technique

In basketball, there’s an infinite number of technical and tactical variants. As we’ve mentioned before, this is a sport in which teamwork reigns over individual talent. The pick and roll is perhaps one of the clearest demonstrations of this statement.…

Shooting Perfect Three-Pointers

Not many people can brag about shooting perfect three-pointers. They’re tricky shots that need to be studied both on and off the court. And they’re not just interesting to basketball players but to physics professors as well. You might not…

Improve your Rebounding Skills in Basketball

Even if it’s not as relevant since the 3-pointer gained popularity in basketball, it’s fundamental for a team to focus on rebounding in modern basketball. This is because of the benefits it has both in offensive moves (to easily score…

The Future of European Basketball

Due to the way in which European basketball has been evolving these last few years, it seems clear that the major leagues are looking for a way to approach the American competition model. This is good because they’re an example…

Who is The Best Basketball Player in History?

Since the creation of basketball, (also known as the sport with hoops), many athletes have participated in the big leagues. Among them, we can evaluate and choose the best basketball player in history. However, this may not be an easy…

Positions That You Can Play in Basketball

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world. In fact, nowadays, it’s making even more of a social impact as children are becoming more interested in playing it at a competitive level. Read along to find out…

Attacking a Zone Defense in Basketball

Zone defense is a resource that’s commonly used by basketball coaches. It’s used when, for whatever reason, their defense is being outplayed and the other team is enjoying easy baskets. Within zone defense we find different types used in basketball.…

Basketball Zone Defense

If you want to be a competitive basketball team in your region and category, you must learn to master zone defense. This is for those times when man to man is not enough to stop your rivals. Those moments will come…

The Top 5 Non-American Basketball Players

When we consider the best five basketball players in the history of the NBA, most fans would conclude that the dream team would be Johnson, Jordan, James, Duncan, and O’Neal. Thus, if we analyze the best non-American players, it opens up…

Nutritional Habits of Basketball Players

All sports have a characteristic diet and basketball is no exception. Basketball players must mix strength with agility and jumping. In addition, a basketball player can run up to three miles per game. The exercises that this type of athlete…

What’s the 1-3-1 Basketball Press Strategy?

In basketball, one of the defense strategies that work to stifle the opponent is the 1-3-1 press strategy. This strategy slows the other team’s attack, prevents them from recovering the ball in their court and helps your team score more…