Passing is one of the important basic moves in basketball that you should know and master to be more effective on the court. A good passer will have a good chance of setting up the teammate for a score that will certainly result to an assist. Learning on how to pass effectively is a great thing in basketball. The first step on learning how to pass is to learn the type of passes you can do. That way you will know what type of pass is more effective in such situation you are in while playing basketball. Continue reading
There’s no shortcut for you to be a great ball handler. If you are dreaming to be like Kyrie Irving and Stephen Curry on handling the ball, then you must practice like them also. Do you think that they got this skill in an easy way? Are you thinking if there is some sort of shortcuts to be a great ball handler? The answer is none. There is no person on this world being born that already has a great skill in ball handling. There is only one rule for it. If you want to be great at it then, you should work for it. You should do lots dribbling drills first like what Irving and Curry did. The only difference is that they are doing advanced training drills already. But for you as a beginner, you should learn first the basic ball handling drills and master it through many times of repeated practice. Continue reading
Being a good ball handler is very important when you are a basketball player, especially when you are a guard. But basketball players nowadays are very well rounded and are always looking to improve their ball handling skills even if they aren’t playing as a guard. Even centers are practicing to be great at taking care of the ball. If you’ll ask why, it is because a team full of great ball handlers will also be a team that is great on ball movement. A team that moves the ball well has the higher chance of winning the game. Also, those players that have great ball handling skills are more confident on the court and are better on scoring compared to those who are not. That is why it is very important that you should practice handling the ball well as early as now. Continue reading
In a basketball game, each team has five players on the court that are playing. These players have different positions depending which they are best capable of. The five regular positions are point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward and a center. Each of them is designated with different roles also depending on their position.
It is better know some of the most common terminology being used in basketball if you are planning to play this sport for you to avoid confusion during the game. Knowing these terms will also help you understand more the game of basketball and you cannot call yourself a basketball fan if you don’t have any idea what these terms are.
We cannot hide the fact that basketball really is one of the most popular and the most played sport in the world today. Almost anyone can play this sport no matter what gender, age and type of body you may have. As long as you have a basketball and there is a hoop, you can already play this sport. There are a lot of reasons why basketball is so popular but according to surveys, there are two main reasons why many people play this sport. First reason is the enjoyment of playing it and the second main reason is the numerous special benefits that we can get. The enjoyment that you can feel is already understandable so let’s focus now on the special benefits we can get. These benefits can affect our health, mental and social aspects. Continue reading
Do you want to be a better basketball player? Do you want to improve your rebounding skills?
Rebounding is a very important key aspect of basketball that should be mastered by any basketball player. It is just as important as shooting, because any team who secures the ball on a rebound will have the chance of shooting the ball to score. So basically, more rebounds are equal to much higher chances of winning. The team who has the most number of rebounds wins the game most of the time. Usually bigger players are in trusted to the task of rebounding but as the game evolves, lots of smaller players are already trying to master this technique also. They will practice rebounding for them to be an all around player on the court that will result to bigger playing time. Continue reading
Shooting the ball is just a matter of styles and techniques no matter how tall or big you are. That is why the players who have a better basketball IQ really excel on every game. Did you ever wonder why some small players can still shoot and score to bigger opponents? Did you ever ask yourself why other players are more skilled on shooting than you? Believe me, those are just normal questions for beginners or average players like you. If you want to improve your shooting skills, better follow these shooting tips below. You can practice and then use it on an actual game. It may take a while for you to improve but at least you are becoming better day after day.
The NBA Draft is a yearly event in NBA. This event was started in 1947 to the purpose of drafting new NBA players who are eligible and willing to join the organization. Most of them are college players who are already eligible but there are some foreign players also or what we call them international players. Only International players who are eligible and above 23 years old are allowed in the draft. If an International player is still under 22 years old, then he should declare his eligibility first for him to join. The NBA Draft usually happens on the 3rd week of June after the NBA Finals and is consisted of two rounds.