Category Archives: NBA Basketball Blog

Best Basketball Shoes For Traction – Buyer’s Guide

Out of all sneaker attributes, basketball players are suckers for traction. For some, it can even be a deal-breaker. No matter how firm and bouncy the cushion is or no matter how premium the materials are, it would not make it in the regular rotation of basketball shoes if it won’t bite the floor the way it should. Who makes it in the list of the best basketball shoes for traction ? Let’s take a look. Best Basketball Shoes for Traction: Tier 3 Anta GH1 Nobody pays attention to Chinese 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

The Top 5 Tallest NBA Players Ever

Being tall is clearly an asset when playing basketball, especially in the NBA. However, being of a great height doesn't mean you are bound to be a good player. Will the height of the players determine who will win the 2020/21 NBA season? The odds are already available, and the bookies think the LA Lakers at 3/1 will retain their title – and there are no especially tall players in their roster. You might decide to take a punt at those odds, but it's important to do some research first to discover Read More

November Marks 15-Year Anniversary Since Andrew Bogut Came Into The League

It feels so bare that there is no basketball being played right now.  Due to COVID-19, the 2020-2021 NBA season was pushed back to December. Due to the shutdown, the season didn’t conclude until last October. With that said, it feels like an eternity without basketball even though we just witnessed the Los Angeles Lakers capture the title.  When thinking back in time, it also feels like an eternity ago that former No. 1 overall pick Andrew Bogut made his NBA debut. That’s right. November Read More

Best Kobe Shoes For Basketball If You Are On A Budget

Kobe Bryant's signature models are some of the best basketball shoes ever made and I'm not just saying that because I'm a Kobe Bryant fan. His shoes-- Kobe 6, 8, and 9-- not only look good, but they also blazed a trail for low top basketball shoes. With that being said, the best Kobe shoes are not only limited in the $200 models. Some of the best Kobe shoes for basketball are present in the budget "hundred-dollar or less" models. Let's take a look at some of these: 1.) Kobe Mentality 2 The Kobe Read More

Top 10 Oldest NBA Players Ever

Basketball is generally a young man's game but the presence of veterans is highly valuable inside the locker room. The average age of an NBA players is 26.18 years old. Many NBA teams have veteran players in their roster to help their youth. That's why dozens of veterans such as Udonis Haslem or Vince Carter were paid millions to be the guiding voice for the youngsters. Speaking of Vince Carter, he retired as one of the oldest NBA player at almost 43 years old, playing a record 22 seasons. Read More

Best Nike Basketball Shoes

Nike is one of the most popular names when it comes to basketball shoes. Their shoes are known for the optimal combination of traction, performance, durability, and comfort you can go harder and farther with. They make extremely customized shoes for powerful moves that can take your basketball game to the next level.  However, there are several basketball shoe models available in the market that range from the basic economic models to the premium basketball shoes designed by your favorite players. Read More

NBA Playoffs 2019-2020 Round 1 Predictions & Series Betting Picks

This year's NBA Playoffs 2019-2020 will be different as many of you know - there will be no home court advantage, no fans, no travel.  But the best part is each team will play every alternate day and there will be very little time for adjustments and players to recover from injuries. This NBA Playoffs 2019-2020 will be wide open compared to most year's because of "no court".  I wouldn't be surprised if an 8th seed happens to upset a 1st seed. (I'm looking at you Damian Lillard and Portland Read More