Strength training moves can be incredibly beneficial to you if you happen to play basketball. A lot of basketball players need to have good upper body strength in order to dribble the ball and shoot it into a nearby hoop. One of the best things you can do is to join a local gym that has all of the equipment there for you. Buying all of the weight lifting equipment can get expensive, so make sure that you do your research into local gyms so that you Read the rest of this entry »

All of the great basketball players have a few things in common. Here are some of those traits that the best possess and the rest are missing.

Court vision
All great players are able to see the court better than their competitors. They are able to see angles that others do not see, and the plays open up for them very easily.

Toughness
Whether you are a guard or a forward, you have to be tough to play basketball. Great players can take the bumps and Read the rest of this entry »

March Madness is in the air, so let’s take a look at the top 5 college basketball teams of all time.

5. 1992 Duke – The team will forever be remembered for Christian Laettner’s buzzer beater to beat Kentucky in the Elite Eight. They finished their championship run with a 20 point win over Michigan’s Fab 5. All five of their starters, including Laettner, Grant Hill and Bobby Hurley were drafted by NBA teams.

4. 1982 North Carolina – Another memorable shot, by a young freshman named Michael Jordan, Read the rest of this entry »

As happens every year, the candidates for college basketball coach of the year are both plentiful and deserving. With not a single clear-cut dominant team, the 2012-13 choice for top coach is also wide-open.

Tom Crean, coach of the pre-season No. 1 Indiana Hoosiers, has been able to keep his team at or near the top of the rankings, but they still have plenty of work to do. John Calipari, who guided Kentucky to last season’s title, had virtually an entirely new Read the rest of this entry »

After years of being known as a spoiler, Gonzaga is now the number one ranked team in America and primed to make a deep run in this year’s version of March Madness. Their rise and the success of many other mid-major teams is one reason we all love March.

This year, Creighton may be one of the team’s who will break hearts and ruin brackets during the Tournament. Led by high-scoring Senior Guard Doug McDermott, Read the rest of this entry »

When an NBA team wants to win on the road, there are a few places that they should avoid. One of those places is American Airlines Arena, which is the home of the Miami Heat. The Heat will rarely lose to you even on your own home court, but you may as well forget about beating them at American Airlines Arena. The crowd urges them to victory as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and the rest of the players continue to establish their dominance as the new dynasty in the Read the rest of this entry »

Bill Walton scored 44 points on 21 of 22 shooting from the floor to lead UCLA to their record seventh-straight NCAA Championship over Memphis State in St. Louis. The big redhead’s 1973 performance was the most dominant in championship game history and gave UCLA coach John Wooden his ninth title.

Villanova, despite having already lost twice to Georgetown during the 1985 regular season, became the lowest-seeded team to win the national championship with a 66-64 upset over the Hoyas. The Read the rest of this entry »

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