Category Archives: NBA News

7 Shortest Basketball Players In NBA History That Prove Size Does Not Always Matter

What is the average height for men in USA? The answer: 5 feet 9 inches. Astoundingly, the current average NBA height is 6 feet 7 inches; for this reason, this is why basketball is always viewed as a big man's game. But every now and then, there are players that lack ceiling that proves it's not all about height when it comes to impact on the basketball court. Here are 5 of the shortest players in NBA history. 7.) Keith Jennings The casual NBA fan probably doesn't know who Keith Jennings was, Read More

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

FANTASY BASKETBALL DRAFT PREP: TOP 5 BREAKOUT CANDIDATES TO DRAFT IN THE MID-LATER ROUNDS

DECEMBER 19, 2020 - YEHUDAH LISBON  With the NBA regular season starting in just three days it is best to better prepare yourself for your fantasy basketball draft. Below is a list of my top 5 sleepers (unranked) for the upcoming season. These are players that are being undervalued according to their ADP, and you may get great value and upside out of them. You should definitely look to draft at least a couple of these guys to get the most value out of your picks. Wishing you much luck 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

Basketball 101: What Does A Shooting Guard Do?

The five players on a basketball team have their positions and responsibilities. One of these positions is the Shooting Guard. Some of the best players in basketball history are shooting guards and that includes Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. A shooting guard can also be called by other names. When you hear the word off guard, that generally points to the shooting guard although they may also be referred to as "wings," "two-guard," and a "swingman." (Oftentimes, small forwards may also be called 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

NBA DFS Picks Sept. 9, 2020: Bargain Picks To Consider

It was pretty much good pickings from my last suggestions, with Jae Crowder and Rajon Rondo, but PJ Tucker, George Hill, and Markieff Morris fall way short. However, if you went with Crowder and Rondo along with the number of better options out there, that should net a win in most leagues. In my opinion, the two games tomorrow will provide us a lot of options at the middle, especially on the Toronto-Boston series. On the Nuggets-Clippers series, it's more of hit or miss, but there are still plenty Read More