All posts by Ivan Yau

Ivan is a basketball fanatic and has been playing fantasy sports since 2002. Ivan is also a part-time poker player, writer, and iGaming consultant. Check out www.oddsandpots.com or follow on Twitter @crazyivan24.

Best Grip Basketball Shoes – A Guide for Basketball Players

Have you been looking for some suitable shoes that provide the best grip and traction? You have come to the right review! We have looked around for the best footwear when it comes to basketball in terms of grip and support and received multiple queries and concerns with regards to the topic. Therefore, we decided to select the top six best basketball shoes for grip. We only chose the highest rated basketball shoes that have only 5 star reviews, and created a practical list for you. These picks will Read More

Best Basketball Shoes for Wide Feet

Basketball is one of the most exhilarating sports you can play. The intensity, competitiveness, and sportsmanship found in basketball make it a delight to play. Often people ignore this, but having the right kind of equipment is a critical factor in basketball. The shoes, being one of the most, if not the most, essential gear. The right kind of shoes helps you in balancing yourself while playing. It doesn't matter where you are playing- indoor court or outdoor surface- the right shoes would elevate Read More

Best Outdoor Basketball – Buyer’s Guide

Have you ever played basketball outdoors and realized your basketball isn't suited for the concrete floor?  Do you have a hard time dribbling it on the outdoor concrete or dusty court? Does the ball pick-up dirt when you dribble and make your hands dirty? If you answered YES to any of these questions, I bet your performance and game play may have been negatively affected because you didn't have the "right" basketball for outdoors.  It's summer and the weather outside is really hot and Read More

Best Basketball Shoes for Ankle Support

If you are a basketball player, then you would agree that there’s nothing quite like it. While all sports have their fair share of excitement, when it comes to basketball, the experience is unlike any other sports. Though playing basketball might be an enjoying experience, it comes at a price: basketball injuries. Especially ankle injuries. Avid players would agree that of all the injuries in basketball, ankle injuries are the most common. If you play basketball for a long time - be it a friendly Read More

The Rock Basketball Review

Basketball is an exciting game. It is not only fun to watch but also fun to play. However, this fast-paced game largely depends upon the perfect basketball. The basketball enthusiasts understand this fact very well and do not compromise on the quality of the ball. This is why I have come up with a review on The Rock Basketball, which is a top-tier option among the best basketballs available in the market. We bet that your indoor basketball game will never be more fun without this cool ball once Read More

Best Indoor Basketball You Can Buy

Playing indoor basketball is a fun activity. Whether you want to play pickup or simply bounce around to stay physically fit and healthy, you need the best equipment to increase the level of enjoyment. When you are opting for indoor basketball for the purpose to increase your performance, then you should consider selecting options that are reliable. Indoor basketballs are known for their extremely responsive bladders and covers. Contrary to their outdoor counterparts, for indoor basketball, you do Read More

Best Portable Basketball Hoop – Buyer’s Guide

Are you tired of playing basketball at one place? Do you want to play basketball anywhere and everywhere you like? Consider investing your money in a high-quality portable basketball hoop. It is the best investment you can make to improve your basketball game.  A portable basketball hoop can make it easy for you and your family to enjoy this fun game whenever they want. Such basketball hoops are very easy to install, takes very less space and comes with a stable rim to assist you with your professional Read More

Best Basketball Shoes for Concrete Courts

There's nothing like a good old fashion streetball game. It's basketball in its purest form and when it's time to step on the concrete, you want to make sure you're prepared. There's no better way to prepare than by making sure you have the right shoes before going out there but in order to have the right shoes you need to know exactly what makes a great outside basketball shoe. In this guide, we're going to break down and review the best basketball shoes for concrete courts, so you can feel confident Read More

2020 NBA Fantasy Basketball MVP Discussion: LeBron James’ 5 Best Stat Lines Of The Season

It's hard to determine who the MVP of 2020 Fantasy Basketball but there are at least SIX who are in the conversation, in my opinion. These are James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Anthony Davis, Nikola Jokic, James Harden, and Luka Doncic. Doncic missing games is an issue but still, he is a force to be reckoned with 52.61 fantasy points per game, according to NBA's official fantasy scoring system. But we will get to Luka at another time. This article is about LeBron James, AKA The Washed King, AKA Read More

5 NBA Players Who Pledged Money For People Affected By Covid-19

The Corona Virus disease (Covid-19) pandemic delivered brutal blows to the sports world but on the other hand, it gave athletes a chance to show their human side and help the less fortunate ones. Here are a list of professional athletes who pledged money for the people affected by the virus and the ongoing battle to eradicate it: 1.) Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans The Duke product was the very first NBA player to pledge money in order to cover the salaries of the workers of the Smoothie Read More