Category Archives: Basketball Learn & Improve

What is a Triple-Double in Basketball?

If you have played fantasy basketball, you’ll know how rare a triple-double is. While scoring may be the most celebrated statistic in the sport, winning a game involves more than just putting the ball through the hoop. For example, grabbing the most rebounds means you are giving your team more chances to score. Piling up assists means you’re setting your teammates up so they can score. A basketball player should be skilled enough to perform any of these offensive statistics, but it’s easier Read More

Improving Basketball Skills: How to Palm A Basketball

Palming a basketball is an often understated skill in basketball. It's not a requirement to play, and it's not a deal-breaker, to begin with. With that being said, knowing how to palm a basketball can give you so many advantages. It helps you in ballhandling, shooting, dunking, and even on defense. Let's examine more closely how to palm a basketball. Steps on How to Palm a Basketball First, let's define what "palming" is in basketball. In this article, "palming" is holding or gripping the ball Read More

How To Jump Higher In Basketball

The ability to jump high is an invaluable asset in basketball. When you are finishing for layups (or dunks) and grabbing rebounds, having that extra spring on your jump is definitely an advantage. That is why adding inches to your vertical jump could possibly raise your game to a different level. Fortunately, there are exercises and drills that can help you do just that. If you want to find out more about these,  please read on so you'll know how to jump higher. How to Jump Higher: Breaking Read More

Basketball 101: How To Get Better At Basketball

If you are just starting out in basketball, you may look to further improve your skills. That’s a good tradeoff since becoming good at basketball boosts your self-esteem. How would you begin that journey? Let’s take a look at some tips on how to get better at basketball. Tips on How to Become a Better Basketball Player Know where you are in your developmentAre you just starting out or do you know a little about basketball? If you are a total newbie, it would be good to study a little bit Read More

How to Play Horse in Basketball

The game of HORSE is easy and fun. The rules are straightforward, and it’s a way for kids and adults to compete without a serious handicap. You don’t even need clean courts for this game, because a backyard hoop should be enough. If you’re not too familiar with HORSE, let’s see if you could learn how to play HORSE in basketball from reading this article. Why is the Basketball Game Called Horse? No one knows why this game is called HORSE but a possible explanation is that players who invented Read More