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The NBA
News, history and features on the National Basketball Association - NBA news, teams, players, standings, CBA negotiations and more.

Clemson's Tiger
Clemson's Tiger. NBA. Page 3.

Duke's Blue Devil
Duke's Blue Devil. NBA. Page 4.

Georgia Tech's Yellow Jacket
Georgia Tech's Yellow Jacket. NBA.

Maryland's Terrapin
Maryland's Terrapin. NBA. Page 6.

NC State's "Mr. Wulf"
NC State's

North Carolina's Rameses
North Carolina's Rameses. NBA. Page 2.

Miami Hurricanes
Miami Hurricanes Mascot Sebastian the Ibis. Page 8.

Virginia Tech's "Hokie Bird"
Virginia Tech's

About Basketball - NBA Teams
Get the latest team information with current rosters, depth charts, schedules, salaries and more.

About College Basketball: College Basketball 101
A general introduction to college basketball -- from

NBA Player Profiles, News & Notes
Who's been lighting up the court? Who's been stinking it up? Who's injured? Who's been traded and for whom? Find the answers here, as well as other player information in NBA Player Profiles, News & Notes.

About Basketball - NBA Pacific Division
The teams of the NBA's Pacific Division -- the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings

Florida State Mascot
Chief Osceola on the sideline at a FSU football game in 2000. Page 9.

Basketball Glossary
Definitions of some of the terms, team names, rules and sayings associated with basketball.

Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

About Basketball - NBA Southeast Division
The teams of the NBA's Southeast Division -- the Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic and Washington Wizards

NBA Owners
The businessmen behind the Association - profiles of the NBA's owners

NBA Coaches
Profiles, news and notes on NBA coaches past and present.

College Basketball - About NCAA Basketball
From the opening tip to the final buzzer, from the recruiting trail to March Madness, here's your source for everything college basketball.

Basketball: History
From the game's inventor, Dr. James Naismith and the University of Kansas to Kobe Bryant and the Lakers... Here's a look at the story of the game, from the peach basket days to today.

Michigan State's Drew Neitzel Celebrates
Spartan guard Drew Neitzel celebrates a Pittsburgh turnover late in Michigan State's win over the Panthers. Page 4.

Kevin Love defends DeAndre Jordan
UCLA's Kevin Love defends Texas A&M center DeAndre Jordan. Page 3.

Stephen Curry - Davidson Wildcats
Davidson's Stephen Curry: Breakout star of the 2008 NCAA Tournament

Tyler Hansbrough drives to the basket against Arkansas
UNC's Tyler Hansbrough drives to the basket against Arkansas. Page 2.

Xavier's Josh Duncan on the drive
Xavier forward Josh Duncan drives to the basket in the Musketeers' second-round win over Purdue. Page 5.

The Cincinnati Bearcat
Cincinnati's Bearcat Mascot. NBA. Page 10.

The Seton Hall Pirate
Seton Hall's mascot was working the Pirate angle long before Johnny Depp. Page 9.

Wildcat: Villanova Edition
Wildcat mascots are exceedingly common in college sports -- here's Villanova's version. Page 14.

West Virginia's Mountaineer Mascot
West Virginia's Mountaineer: stoic, even as WVU upset Duke in the 2008 NCAA Tournament. Page 8.

Arizona's Wildcat
Arizona's Wildcat. NBA. Page 6.

Cal's Bear
Cal's Bear. NBA. Page 4.

Bill Self cutting down the net
Bill Self cutting down the net. NBA. Page 20.

Brandon Rush lays it up and in
Brandon Rush lays it up and in. NBA. Page 16.

Derrick Rose leaves the court
Derrick Rose leaves the court. NBA. Page 18.

Kevin Love and Joey Dorsey
Kevin Love and Joey Dorsey. NBA. Page 13.

Memphis Tiger Mascot Dorsey for Mayor
Memphis Tiger Mascot Dorsey for Mayor. Page 14.

Memphis coach John Calipari
Memphis coach John Calipari. NBA. Page 12.

Jonathan, the Connecticut Husky
UConn's mascot, Jonathan the Husky, is named for Jonathan Trumbull, the first governor of the state of Connecticut. Page 6.

Notre Dame's Leprechaun
Notre Dame's leprechaun mascot -- Who knew the dude from the Lucky Charms commercials could be so feisty? Page 5.

The Louisville Cardinal
The Louisville Cardinal. Note to costume designers -- strictly speaking, birds don't have teeth. Page 4.

Illinois' World's Largest Basketball Practice - team photo
Members of the Illinois men's and women's basketball teams line up for a group photo on the temporary court built behind the end zone in Memorial Stadium. Page 3.

The World's Largest Basketball Practice -- University of Illinois
A layup drill is a familiar sight to anyone that's ever attended a basketball practice at any level -- but takes on new significance when the basket is in a 70,000-seat football stadium. Page 2.

All-Time Winningest Women's Basketball Coaches in Division I
The giants of the game -- Division I women's college basketball's all-time winningest coaches.

2009 NCAA Tournament: Final Four
A recap of all the 2009 Final Four NCAA Tournament games

Are NCAA Tournament Pools Legal?
According to FBI estimates, over $2.4 billion dollars changes hands annually - mostly in tens and twenties - in NCAA Tournament pools. Is any of this legal?

RoMo, the Robert Morris mascot
RoMo, the Robert Morris mascot, works the sidelines during the Colonials' first-round loss to Michigan State. Page 3.

Arizona State Cheerleaders
The ballplayers aren't the only ones with leaping ability. The Arizona State cheerleaders display serious hangtime during the Sun Devils' second-round game against Syracuse. Page 15.

Connecticut Band
Connecticut's Pep Band performs as the Huskies beat Texas A&M in the 2009 NCAA Tournament. Page 10.

Kansas Cheerleader
A Kansas cheerleader supports her team as the defending champions face North Dakota State. Page 7.

Michigan State Cheerleader
Michigan State's cheerleaders look on as the Spartans defeat USC in the 2009 NCAA Tournament. Page 4.

Missouri Tiger Mascot
The Missouri Tiger, apparently praying for divine intercession. His prayers were answered -- Mizzou beat Ivy League champs Cornell to advance. Page 17.

North Carolina Cheerleaders
UNC's cheerleaders are on top -- just like the basketball team, which surged into the Sweet Sixteen by beating LSU. Page 13.

Robert Morris Cheerleaders
The Robert Morris cheerleaders make the most of their opportunity to perform on the big stage. Page 5.

Concerned faces of Temple supporters
The concerned faces of Temple's fans tell the story... Michigan State beat the Owls in the first round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament. Page 18.

How To Play Good Individual Defense
How to play good individual Defense and make the team with hustle and determination

2008 NCAA Tournament in pictures
Unforgettable images from the 2008 NCAA Tournament.

2008 NCAA Tournament in pictures
Unforgettable images from the 2008 NCAA Tournament.

How To Play Good Individual Defense in Basketball
Defense in basketball is largely the result of hustle and determination. Players can make a team despite offensive shortcomings by being solid defensively.

How To Play Good Individual Defense
How to play good individual Defense and make the team with hustle and determination

How To Play Good Individual Defense
How to play good individual Defense and make the team with hustle and determination

Team USA 2012
USA Basketball brought a squad mostly comprised of second-tier players -- with the obvious exception of Kevin Durant -- to the 2010 FIBA World Championships in Turkey, and brought home the gold medal. How many players from this year's roster will be on the squad Mike Krzyzewski brings to London in 2012?

What Is the Ted Stepien Rule?
NBA rules forbid teams from trading their first-round draft pick in successive seasons. That prohibition is generally known as the Ted Stepian Rule.

Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Miami Heat
Miami Heat news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

NBA Draft Glossary
Sometimes it seems NBA Draft experts are speaking their own language. Here's a breakdown of some of the common terms used when discussing next-generation players with their tremendous wingspans and bounce.

College Basketball: NCAA Tournament
Detailed information on the NCAA Tournament -- the championship for Division I Men's Basketball, and one of the greatest events in sports. (And gambling.)

International Basketball - Olympic and World Championships, European Leagues and International Prospects
Basketball is an American game, but has had a heavy foreign influence right from the start. (After all, James Naismith was Canadian.) Here's a look at the international game -- from the FIBA World Championships and Olympic competitions to professional leagues and players in Europe and Asia.

Famous Wives and Girlfriends of the NBA
A look at some of the most famous wives and girlfriends of NBA players, including Eva Longoria Parker, Adriana Lima and Tyra Banks. Page 10.

Famous Wives and Girlfriends of the NBA
A look at some of the most famous wives and girlfriends of NBA players, including Eva Longoria Parker, Adriana Lima and Tyra Banks. Page 9.

Famous Wives and Girlfriends of the NBA
A look at some of the most famous wives and girlfriends of NBA players, including Eva Longoria Parker, Adriana Lima and Tyra Banks. Page 6.

Famous Wives and Girlfriends of the NBA
A look at some of the most famous wives and girlfriends of NBA players, including Eva Longoria Parker, Adriana Lima and Tyra Banks. Page 3.

Famous Wives and Girlfriends of the NBA
A look at some of the most famous wives and girlfriends of NBA players, including Eva Longoria Parker, Adriana Lima and Tyra Banks. Page 14.

Famous Wives and Girlfriends of the NBA
A look at some of the most famous wives and girlfriends of NBA players, including Eva Longoria Parker, Adriana Lima and Tyra Banks. Page 15.

Famous Wives and Girlfriends of the NBA
A look at some of the most famous wives and girlfriends of NBA players, including Eva Longoria Parker, Adriana Lima and Tyra Banks

Gabrielle Union
Gabrielle Union. NBA. Page 11.

LaLa Vazquez and Carmelo Anthony
LaLa Vazquez and Carmelo Anthony. Page 8.

Famous Wives and Girlfriends of the NBA
A look at some of the most famous wives and girlfriends of NBA players, including Playboy 3-d Playmate Hope Dworaczyk. Page 12.

Famous Wives and Girlfriends of the NBA
A look at some of the most famous wives and girlfriends of NBA players, including Eva Longoria Parker, Adriana Lima and Tyra Banks. Page 13.

Kim Kardashian
Reality television superstar Kim Kardashian has been associated with several pro athletes, including Reggie Bush of the New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboy Miles Austin. But Life and Style magazine reports she's now seeing New Jersey Nets forward/center Kris Humphries. Page 4.

Amber Rose
Amber Rose attends the Pam Hogg Spring Summer 2011 fashion show at On/Off during London Fashion Week on September 19, 2010 in London, England. Page 7.

Beyonce and Jay-Z
Singers Beyonce and Jay-Z sit courtside during a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics during Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2010 NBA Playoffs at TD Banknorth Garden on May 7, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Famous Wives and Girlfriends of the NBA
A look at some of the most famous wives and girlfriends of NBA players, including Eva Longoria Parker, Adriana Lima and Tyra Banks

Ciara
Singer Ciara arrives at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles. Page 5.

Rihanna
Singer Rihanna is reportedly dating New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith. Page 2.

Running Your Own NCAA Tournament Pool
NCAA Tournament Pools - How to run your own NCAA Tournament pool

How to Run a NCAA Tournament Pool
Given the dubious legality of gambling on the NCAA Tournament, we're sure you readers are playing March Madness pools for sheer entertainment value. But in case you're interested in a discussion of NCAA pools and cash wagers -- as a sociological experiment or similar -- read on.

Collect the Money
Now the hard part -- collecting the money. Two tips -- set a deadline and stick to it.

Taking a Cut
After putting in all the work to run the game, you may feel as if you deserve some compensation -- like a cut of the pool money. This is a really bad idea.

Enjoy the Games
NCAA Tournament Pools - How to run your own NCAA Tournament pool

March Madness Brackets - How to Run a Tournament Pool
Don't even think about handing out photocopies of the brackets... save some trees -- and a whole lot of trouble -- by running your tournament online. Page 3.

March Madness Brackets - How to Run a NCAA Tournament Pool
NCAA Tournament Pools - How to run your own NCAA Tournament pool

Allen Iverson, Georgetown Hoyas
Allen Iverson didn't have all the

Chauncey Billups, Colorado Buffaloes
That Chauncey Billups adapted quickly after joining the Denver Nuggets isn't a surprise -- he starred in college at the University of Colorado. (Wonder if we could get him to bring back the zig-zag hair part?). Page 8.

Chris Bosh, Georgia Tech
Chris Bosh displays his agility, leaping over a prone NC State defender to take a shot in the 2003 ACC quarterfinals. Page 7.

David West, Xavier Musketeers
The Hornets' David West makes his living close to the basket, just as he did at Xavier. Here, West sheds Missouri defenders and goes up for a layup in a game at Conseco Fieldhouse in November 2001. Page 12.

Devin Harris, Wisconsin Badgers
Devin Harris, then of the Wisconsin Badgers, blows past a Richmond Spider defender during the first round of the 2004 NCAA Tournament. Page 10.

Dwyane Wade, Marquette Golden Eagles
Dwyane Wade celebrates the win over Kentucky that put his Marquette Golden Eagles in the 2003 Final Four. Page 5.

Shaquille O'Neal, LSU Tigers
Here's LSU's Shaquille O'Neal -- before the NBA, before the rap records, before the movies -- and about 100 pounds ago, dunking on Southeastern Louisiana back in 1991. The profile might be a bit thinner, but it will still resonate with NBA fans. Page 2.

NBA/Adidas BIG COLOR Uniforms for Christmas Day Games
The NBA and Adidas will celebrate Christmas with a new line of monochromatic uniforms, the

Tyreke Evans
Tyreke Evans. NBA. Page 3.

Snow in Dallas
Snow in Dallas. NBA.

DeJuan Blair and Brook Lopez
DeJuan Blair and Brook Lopez. NBA. Page 4.

Tyreke Evans and Craig Sager
Tyreke Evans and Craig Sager. NBA. Page 5.

DeMar DeRozan over Sonny Weems
DeMar DeRozan over Sonny Weems. NBA. Page 6.

Paul Pierce
Paul Pierce. NBA. Page 8.

Steve Nash
Steve Nash. NBA. Page 9.

Dirk Nowitzki
Dirk Nowitzki. NBA. Page 10.

Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys. NBA. Page 14.

Shakira
Shakira. NBA. Page 15.

Mark Cuban and Jerry Jones
Mark Cuban and Jerry Jones. NBA. Page 18.

NBA/Adidas BIG COLOR Uniforms for Christmas Day Games
The NBA and Adidas will celebrate Christmas with a new line of monochromatic uniforms, the

NBA/Adidas BIG COLOR Uniforms for Christmas Day Games
The NBA and Adidas will celebrate Christmas with a new line of monochromatic uniforms, the

NBA/Adidas BIG COLOR Uniforms for Christmas Day Games
The NBA and Adidas will celebrate Christmas with a new line of monochromatic uniforms, the

NBA/Adidas BIG COLOR Uniforms for Christmas Day Games
The NBA and Adidas will celebrate Christmas with a new line of monochromatic uniforms, the

NBA/Adidas BIG COLOR Uniforms for Christmas Day Games
The NBA and Adidas will celebrate Christmas with a new line of monochromatic uniforms, the

Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron. NBA. Page 9.

Dustin Hoffman and Jason Bateman
Dustin Hoffman and Jason Bateman. Page 10.

Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson. NBA. Page 2.

Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio. NBA. Page 4.

Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg
Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg. Page 5.

What Is a Medical Redshirt in College Basketball?
A college player who misses a year or more due to injury can apply to have his or her scholarship extended. This is called a

Atlanta Hawks and Oakland A's Compared
Since the 2011 release of Moneyball detailing the unorthodox success of the 2002 Oakland A’s under GM Billy Beane I’ve been looking for parallels in other sports. It’s not an easy role to fill, but in the NBA I see a shocking similarity with the Atlanta Hawks.

The Cameron Crazies heckle Maryland's Greivis Vasquez during Duke's 65-44 romp over the Terrapins.
The Cameron Crazies heckle Maryland's Greivis Vasquez during Duke's 65-44 romp over the Terrapins. Page 18.

Wake Forest's student section storms the court.
Wake Forest students -- in their traditional black and yellow tie-dyes -- storm the court after the Demon Deacons beat North Carolina. Page 16.

Felipe Lopez and Allen Iverson
Felipe Lopez and Allen Iverson. NBA. Page 14.

Pittsburgh's Jermaine Dixon takes the court for the Panthers' game against Syracuse on Monday.
Pittsburgh's Jermaine Dixon takes the court for the Panthers' game against Syracuse on Monday. Page 17.

Kelvin Sampson
Kelvin Sampson. NBA. Page 13.

Kenny George
It's worth noting -- the

Kobe Bryant at the 1996 McDonald's All American Game
Kobe Bryant at the 1996 McDonald's All American Game. Page 6.

Former Fresno State star Larry Abney, now of the NBL's Cairns Tiapans
Former Fresno State star Larry Abney, now of the NBL's Cairns Tiapans, holds the modern single-game Division I record for rebounds. He grabbed 35 boards in a game against SMU in 2000. Page 15.

MVP Tyreke Evans and 1988 McDonald's All-American Alonzo Mourning
2008 McDonald's All American Game MVP Tyreke Evans poses with 1988 All American and NBA great Alonzo Mourning. Page 5.

Rameses goes Crowd Surfing
North Carolina's mascot Rameses crowd-surfs the Chapel Hill student section during the Tar Heels' February 7 win over Virginia. Page 19.

Wordless Wednesday: Tough to Be a Turtle
Duke's

Mike Jarvis
New Florida Atlantic coach Mike Jarvis, walking the sidelines for St. John's during the 2002 NCAA Tournament. Page 2.

Stanford's Tree
Stanford's Tree. NBA. Page 10.

Willie the Wave of the Pepperdine Waves
Willie the Wave of the Pepperdine Waves. Page 4.

Holiday Gifts for Basketball Fans
Holiday gift ideas for all the basketball fans on your list...

NBA All-Star Game: Rookie/Sophomore Game Rosters
The rosters for the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend Rookie Challenge game, to be played on Friday, February 18th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles

NBA All-Time Leading Scorers
Kobe Bryant reached the 30,000 point plateau on December 5, 2012 - the youngest player in NBA history to do so. But he's got a long way to go before he catches the league's all-time leading scorer.

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NBA Title Contenders At The Mid-Way Point
Through the mid-season point, we ranked the top five teams to contend for the NBA crown.

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NBA Mid-Season Awards
Taking a look at the 2016 NBA mid-season point, we announce who our picks for player and coach awards should be. Yes, Curry is the MVP, but the others could be a little more surprising.

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NBA Basketball: News and Analysis From Editor Oliver Maroney
Get the latest NBA basketball news and analysis from editor Oliver Maroney. Coverage includes the NBA playoffs, NBA Finals, and National Basketball Association teams, players, rules and controversies.

Olympic Basketball Rules vs. the NBA
The rules that govern play in international basketball competition and the familiar NBA rule book have more in common than in years past. But there are several key differences.

Chuck Person - The Rifleman
Indiana Pacers sharpshooter Chuck Person was known as

Dominique Wilkins - The Highlight Zone
Dominique Wilkins enters

James Worthy - LA Law
James Worthy lays down the law in a classic NBA poster by the Costacos Brothers. Page 5.

Karl Malone - Special Delivery
Karl Malone played the part of

Patrick Ewing - Madison Square Guardian
Patrick Ewing protects the paint as the

Dale Ellis - the Silent Assassin
Unassuming off the court but a big scorer on it, shooting guard Dale Ellis came to be known as

Michael Jordan - Space, the Final Frontier
Michael Jordan slam-dunks the moon in this classic poster from the Costacos Brothers. Page 10.

Vinnie Johnson - The Microwave
Sixth man of the

Magic Johnson and Wayne Gretzky - L.A. Story
The great Gretzky joined Magic Johnson in Los Angeles in 1988, making L.A. the high-profile spot for winter sports. Page 9.

Xavier McDaniel - The X Man
Seattle Supersonics tough-guy forward Xavier McDaniel became

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21 Days Into The Playoffs
Playoff overview through 21 days. We take you through some of the biggest storylines of the playoffs and what's to come.

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Best Free-Agent Coaches Available
The coaching carousel has begun, we take a look at some of the best free-agent coaches available. We rank the top-three coaches we'd want on our staff.

NBA Playoffs
The NBA's biggest stage - the postseason. NBA playoffs and Finals seedings, matchups, news, predictions, histories and recaps.

Eastern Conference Playoff Breakdown
We look at the outlook of the Eastern Conference playoff match-ups. Who will be in the finals?

NBA Round One Storylines
We discuss the possibilities and what could potentially be a make-or-break season for many teams.

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Our All-NBA 1st Team
Oliver's announces his all-NBA first team picks in the true format with two guards, two forwards, and one center.

NBA MVP: Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls. NBA.

Q&A With Kelly AuCoin, Actor and Trail Blazer Fan
We sat down to talk to actor and Trail Blazers fan, Kelly AuCoin to discuss his impressions on the NBA season, his acting career, and more.

Nike Hoops Summit - Player Ratings, Recap, and More
The Nike Hoops Summit in Portland, Oregon is where all the best high-school basketball players go to play. We reviewed the game and the players.

Why Buddy Hield?
Buddy Hield is a transcendent talent from the University of Oklahoma. We take a look at his comparison in the NBA, ability, and overall game.

One on One With ESPN's Chris Broussard
Chris Broussard from ESPN joins us to talk about life as an NBA Insider. Audio attached within the article, we go in depth with ESPN's main NBA guy.

What To Watch Over The Final NBA Games Of The Regular Season
We take a look at what's trending and coming down the home stretch of the 2015-2016 NBA season. Playoff seeding, history, and more are on the line.

NBA Abnormalities Since The All-Star Break
We look at some interesting storylines of the second half of the season. With the NBA season coming to a close, we take a look at multiple outliers.

Wadeless Heat Suffer Set Back Against Blazers
The Trail Blazers and Heat faced off in a late-season battle which had major playoff implications for both sides.

A Preview Of A Future Championship?
Boston battled Portland as we see a preview of what two of the NBA's most promising teams produces.

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Sleeper Playoff Teams
We look at potential sleeper teams in the NBA playoffs.

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Western Conference Teams Battle For Playoff Seeding
While the season comes to a close, Portland, Dallas, Utah, and Houston were all involved in games against each other, which could decide playoff fate.

The Grueling NBA Season
We take a look at the rigors of the NBA season and what makes certain players, teams, special in their jobs.

Fantasy Basketball 101: Understanding Percentage Stats
Understanding Percentage Stats Putting together a winning fantasy basketball team is a lot easier if you understand how the statistics are compiled. For most statistical categories - points, rebounds, blocks, steals - that's simple: add 'em up. But for the percentage stats - most commonly field goal percentage and free throw percentage - it's not that easy.

Fantasy Basketball 101
An introduction to fantasy basketball - league setup information, rosters and positions, trades and free agents and fantasy basketball statistics

2010 NBA Free Agents - 2010 NBA Free Agents List
The 2010 NBA free agency period is wildly hyped because, mainly, of one name - LeBron James. However, there are a lot of other NBA players worthy of interest from NBA teams. Following, is a list of restricted and unrestricted NBA free agents for the summer of 2010.

NCAA Tournament Bracket Strategy
How to win the most money -- er,

NBA Draft 4.1 - Projecting the top 30 picks in the 2009 NBA Draft
About Basketball's 2009 NBA Mock Draft 4.1 - Projecting the top 30 picks in the 2009 NBA Draft

NBA Draft 4.1 - Projecting the top 30 picks in the 2009 NBA Draft
About Basketball's 2009 NBA Mock Draft 4.1 - Projecting the top 30 picks in the 2009 NBA Draft. Page 2.

Bio of Basketball Player Stephen Curry
An In-Depth Profile of Stephen Curry.

NCAA vs. Memphis: Tigers' Final Four Appearance Vacated after Investigation into Rose's SAT Score
The 2008 Memphis Tigers, led by freshman guard Derrick Rose, came within a few missed free throws of winning the national championship. But they'll vacate all 38 wins -- and that Final Four appearance -- after a ruling that Rose faked his SAT score

Kansas Jayhawks Fact Sheet - Men's Basketball
Kansas Jayhawks - Background information and quick facts on the Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team.

The Basketball Candidate
During this campaign season, much has been made of Senator Barack Obama's love of basketball. In the interest of equal time, we'll take a look at all the presidential candidates -- from a hoops perspective -- to see who's got game.

LeBron Giving Up #23 to Honor Michael Jordan
LeBron James announced he'll give up his uniform number to honor Michael Jordan, and he wants other NBA players who wear MJ's 23 to do the same.

Charles Barkley, Houston Rockets
Forward Charles Barkley of the Houston Rockets looks on during a game against the Golden State Warriors at the San Jose Arena in San Jose, California. The Rockets won the game 120-115 in overtime. Page 10.

Charles Barkley, Phoenix Suns
Forward Charles Barkley #34 of the Phoenix Suns laughs with glee on the court at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, during the game against the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls defeated the Suns 93-82. Page 13.

Damon Stoudamire, Toronto Raptors
Guard Damon Stoudamire of the Toronto Raptors moves the ball against the Chicago Bulls during a game played at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls won the game, 113-104. Page 12.

Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks
Forward Dominique Wilkins of the Atlanta Hawks stands on the court during a game. Page 8.

Eddy Curry, Miami Heat
Eddy Curry #34 of the Miami Heat shoots a free throw during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at American Airlines Arena on January 19, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Page 2.

Shaquille O'Neal, Orlando Magic
25 Feb 1996: Center Shaquille O''Neal of the Orlando Magic puts up a shot during first quarter action of the game against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Allsport. Page 9.

Most Improved: Michael Beasley, Minnesota Timberwolves
Most Improved: Michael Beasley, Minnesota Timberwolves. Page 3.

Coach of the Year: Tom Thibodeau
Coach of the Year: Tom Thibodeau. Page 5.

Nate Robinson, New York Knicks
Nate Robinson, New York Knicks. NBA. Page 4.

Steve Nash, Dallas Mavericks
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 28: Steve Nash #13 of the Dallas Mavericks shoots over Horace Grant #54 of the Los Angeles Lakers during their game at Staples Center on October 28, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers won 109-93. Page 3.

Big Sky Conference
An introduction to the teams of the Big Sky Conference

Big South Conference
An introduction to the teams of the Big South Conference

Big Ten
An introduction to the teams of the Big Ten Conference

Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)
An introduction to the teams of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)

Conference USA (C-USA)
An introduction to the teams of Conference USA (C-USA)

Division I Independents
The independent teams of Division I college basketball

Horizon League
An introduction to the teams of the Horizon League

Ivy League
An introduction to the teams of the Ivy League

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)
An introduction to the teams of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)

Mid-American Conference (MAC)
An introduction to the teams of the Mid-American Conference (MAC)

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
An introduction to the teams of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)

Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)
An introduction to the teams of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)

Mountain West Conference
An introduction to the teams of the Mountain West Conference

Northeast Conference (NEC)
An introduction to the teams of the Northeast Conference (NEC)

Ohio Valley Conference (OVC)
An introduction to the teams of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC)

Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10)
An introduction to the teams of the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10)

Southland Conference
An introduction to the teams of the Southland Conference

Summit League
An introduction to the teams of the Summit League

Sun Belt Conference
An introduction to the teams of the Sun Belt Conference

Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)
An introduction to the teams of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)

West Coast Conference (WCC)
An introduction to the teams of the West Coast Conference (WCC)

NBA Free Agency 2010: The Summer of LeBron
NBA Free Agency 2010 - looking back at the Summer of LeBron,

NBA Player Movement: Free Agency and Trade Rumors
NBA Player Movement, Free Agency and Trade Rumors. Who is signing where? Who will be available after this season, and where does he want to go?

Atlantic 10 Conference (A10)
An introduction to the teams of the Atlantic 10 Conference (A10)

America East
An introduction to the teams of the America East Conference

About Basketball - NBA Atlantic Division
The teams of the NBA's Atlantic Division -- the Boston Celtics, New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors

Atlantic Sun
An introduction to the teams of the Atlantic Sun Conference

Big 12
An introduction to the teams of the Big 12 Conference

Big East
An introduction to the teams of the Big East Conference

About Basketball - NBA Central Division
The teams of the NBA's Central Division -- the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers and Milwaukee Bucks

College Basketball: Coaches
College basketball coaches: profiles of head coaches, past and present, from some of college basketball's top teams.

About College Basketball: College Basketball Culture
A look at the culture of college basketball -- from tailgating to storming the court to the bands and cheerleaders and mascots -- and college basketball in popular culture -- books and movies and magazines.

About Basketball - NBA Northwest Division
The teams of the NBA's Northwest Division -- the Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trailblazers and Utah Jazz

Patriot League
An introduction to the teams of the Patriot League

College Basketball: Players
Profiles, statistics and stories about some of college basketball's best and most compelling players.

NCAA Basketball - Division I Record Book
College Basketball Records - Division I NCAA all-time and single-season records for Men's College Basketball

About College Basketball: Recruiting
Recruiting: the rumor mill, the hot prospects, the McDonald's All-Americans, the big camps -- follow it all here.

Southeastern Conference (SEC)
An introduction to the teams of the Southeastern Conference (SEC)

Southern Conference (SoCon)
An introduction to the teams of the Southern Conference (SoCon)

About College Basketball: Teams and Conferences
College basketball conferences and teams, including polls, rankings, profiles, schedules and rivalries for major, mid-major and minor conferences.

Women's College Basketball
About Women's College Basketball - all about the women's game: the teams, players, rankings, and coaches, all the way to the Women's Final Four.

NBA Awards
A look at the NBA's post-season honors: the MVP, Rookie of the Year, 6th Man awards and more, including this year's winners and honorees from seasons past.

NBA All-Star Game
Information about the NBA All-Star Game: Voting, rosters, history, All-Star Weekend and more.

The NBAPA vs. the NBA Owners: Will the expiration of the CBA lead to a lockout?
The collective bargaining agreement that governs all transactions between NBA teams and the NBA Players Association (NBAPA) expires June 30, 2011. Will there be a lockout before a new agreement can be signed?

About the D-League
The NBA Development League - D-League for short - is the NBA's official minor league.

About Basketball: NBA Draft Prospects and Previews
Profiles of college basketball stars who may have the opportunity to play at the next level, and some idea as to where they might land in the NBA Draft.

About Basketball - How to Play Basketball
How to Play Basketball: Basics, Drills, Exercises and Instruction

Biography of Legendary Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim
Jim Boeheim Profile - Career history, accomplishments and biography of legendary Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim

LOI - Letter of Intent
A letter of intent is a formal agreement that binds a given player to a given school.

What Is a "One and Done?" - Basketball Glossary
The NBA's rule prohibiting high school seniors from entering the draft has given rise to a new class of college player.

Fantasy Basketball
An introduction to fantasy college hoops -- how to play, where to play, and why fantasy NCAA games are hard to find.

About the NCAA Tournament
An introduction to the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament -- the largest, most elaborate and, arguably, the best postseason event on the American sports calendar.

History and Teams of the NCAA's Big 10 Conference
An introduction to the teams and history of the Big Ten Conference, home of Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Purdue, Northwestern, Minnesota, Illinois, Ohio State, Iowa and Penn State.

2008 NCAA Tournament Recap
2008 NCAA Tournament Recap - NCAA Tournament scores, analysis, predictions and photos from the 2008 edition of March Madness.

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame - where basketball's legends are honored

2010 NBA Draft
2010 NBA Draft information, mock drafts, recaps, scouting reports and early entries

NBA Draft History
NBA Draft History

Basketball Shoes
News and reviews on the latest basketball shoes.

NCAA Tournament Pools and Brackets
It isn't March Madness without the brackets. Tips on running (and winning) your NCAA Tournament pool, online bracket games, and a discussion of whether or not betting money on March Madness is technically legal. (Hint: generally speaking, it isn't.)

Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

About Basketball - Fantasy Basketball
Who to start? Who to bench? Who to pick up from the waiver wire? There are many more questions to ask and answer to win a fantasy basketball league title. We'll give you the assist to make that league championship a slam dunk!

Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Portland Trailblazers
Portland Trailblazers news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Charlotte Bobcats
Charlotte Bobcats news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

New Jersey Nets
New Jersey Nets news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

New York Knicks
New York Knicks news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

NCAA Tournament Picks and Predictions
NCAA Tournament Picks, Predictions and Advice

Washignton Wizards
Washington Wizards news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Sacramento Kings
Sacramento Kings news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz news, stats, schedule, roster, history, tickets and more.

College Hoops and Charities
A listing of some of the charities supported by the coaches, broadcasters and institutions of NCAA basketball.

2010 NCAA Tournament Recap
Re-live the Duke Blue Devils' run to the 2010 NCAA Title, and the Butler Bulldogs' run to the Final Four.

2011 NCAA Tournament Recap
Re-live VCU's Cinderella run to the Final Four, Butler's return to the title game, and Kemba Walker's heroics on the way to Connecticut's third National Championship.

NBA CBA Glossary
Definitions of key terms basketball fans will be hearing all too often as the league and players union negotiates the next NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

NCAA Tournament Champions
From the 1939 Oregon Ducks to the 2007 Florida Gators, here's a complete list of every NCAA Tournament champion, as well as the runners-up and Final Four competitors.

College Basketball Invitational
A new post season tournament will be added to the college basketball calendar this season when the inaugural 16-team College Basketball Invitational tips off on campuses nationwide. Follow the tournament here.

The National Invitation Tournament (NIT)
Once the premier post-season tournament in the college basketball world, the NIT has been diminished to

2009 NCAA Tournament Recap
2009 NCAA Tournament Recap. NBA.

Basketball Team Name Glossary
Basketball team names - especially at the college level - can be a bit obscure. Some are based on Civil War references, or players from the early 1900s. Some mean nothing at all. Here's a rundown of the origins and definitions of the names of some of basketball's biggest teams.

NCAA Coach Profiles - College Basketball Coach Profiles
Profiles of college basketball coaches -- today's top coaches and some of the all-time greats.

2010 NBA All-Star Game
2010 NBA All-Star Game

Favorite Basketball Blogs
Daily must-reads from the world of college and professional basketball.

CJ McCollum, Portland, Get Much Needed Win Over Orlando
CJ McCollum helped the Blazers to a big victory, coming off the second night of a back-to-back against the Orlando Magic.

Three Player Shooting Drills and Workout for Guards and Post Man.
Three player shooting can keep players shoot on the move, work on passing, catching, and shooting technique.

Three Player Shooting Drills for Guards and Post Man.
It is important for some practice drills to mimic the pace of real-game situations, as players have to be able to think and react quickly.

Lillard Continues M.V.P. Caliber Season In Game Vs. Washington
Lillard's spectacular run of form continued as the Blazers beat the Wizards behind Dame's effective scoring down the stretch.

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Top Five Value Picks Of The 2014 NBA Draft
We look back and analyze the top five picks of the 2014 NBA Draft.

Top Five Value Picks Of The 2014 NBA Draft
We look back and analyze the top five picks of the 2014 NBA Draft.

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A Game Changer, Chris Paul's New App
An interesting look into how Chris Paul's new application has a very scientific approach to visual learning and perception.

Fans In The NBA, By The Numbers
We take a look at the top attended teams and if there is a correlation between team success, record, to attendance rankings.

Why There Will Never Be Another Kobe Bryant
We go into Kobe Bryant's legacy, what it means, and how everyone around the NBA is enamored by it.

Making It To The League, Tre Bussey
A look at the journey for Tre Bussey, former Georgia Southern guard, who has had success in Europe and the D-League.

Houston Rockets Play Trail Blazers Tough
As Portland was on a six game win streak, the Houston Rockets were coming off an overtime loss to Utah, looking to get back on track in Portland.

Joe Johnson Negotiating Buyout With Nets, Possible Teams To Pick Him Up
Joe Johnson is an impending free agent, where he goes however, is up for grabs. We take a look at what destinations make sense for the veteran shooter

CJ McCollum Balls Out As Blazers Handle Nets
The Blazers beat the Nets in a scare, as CJ McCollum goes off for 34, while Brook Lopez also has a night.

Common Basketball Injuries and Treatments
If you've played basketball, you've probably gotten hurt playing basketball. Dr. Alexis Colvin of Mount Sinai School of Medicine discusses some of the most common injuries associated with shooting hoops.

Common Basketball Injuries - Shoulder Tendinitis
Basketball involves a lot of reaching and other motions that extend the arms. Tendinitis in the shoulder joint is a common problem.

Common Basketball Injuries - Jammed Finger
It's easy to jam your finger when playing basketball. And a jammed finger can be more serious than you'd think.

Common Basketball Injuries - Knee Injuries
Too much running and jumping can lead to patella tendinitis - a painful condition commonly referred to as

Common Basketball Injuries - Sprained Ankles and Metatarsal Fractures
Sprained ankles are very common in basketball. Minor sprains will heal on their own, but it's important to heal fully or you'll risk further injury.

Common Basketball Injuries - Tips for Injury Prevention
The best way to prevent injuries? Improve your overall health and conditioning.

Guide to Dunking a Basketball
Every basketball player -- from the most casual weekend warrior on up -- wants to be able to dunk. For most of us, it's a pipe dream, right up there with winning Mega Millions. You can't do much to improve your lottery odds, but you can improve your vertical leap with these simple exercises and drills.

Strength vs. Power
Understanding muscle strength and muscle power, and how both impact your vertical leap

How to Dunk: Build your Base and Core
If you want to improve your vertical leaping ability, start off by developing a solid base and core.

How to Dunk: Squat Jumps
Once you've mastered the basic form of the squat, add jumping to the mix to build power.

How to Dunk: Resistive Jumps
Once you've mastered the squat jump, take the next step by adding resistance.

How to Dunk: High Knees and Stair Climbing
Stair climbing is no different than jumping, just going one leg at a time

How to Dunk: Sprints
The simplest exercise that will build your vertical leaping ability: sprinting.

Definition of 'Ball Don't Lie' in Basketball


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The NBA's Worst Teams At All-Star Break
We took a look at some of the NBA's worst teams through the All-Star break. Most of the teams listed were obvious picks, but where they rank may not be.

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What it takes to be a contender
We take a look at the similarities and differences of championship caliber teams and why they're the best.

BRI Definition and Example
Basketball Related Income (BRI) is a term that covers most of the income generated by NBA games. The NBA's salary cap is based on a percentage of BRI generated by all NBA teams in a given year.

The National Invitation Tournament for Basketball
Once upon a time, the NIT was the premier event on the college basketball calendar. Now, at it's best it's considered an undercard to March Madness. Here's a look at the National Invitation Tournament, past, present and future.

How Basketball Changes Lives
The Burgo Basketball Association is an example of how basketball can change the lives of our youth through positive role models and coaches.

How To Beat a Zone Press the Easy Way
Zone presses can be difficult to beat. Players need to be prepared, and know how to react if a zone press is administered.

Scouting Future Opponents Made Easy
Scouting can be an important part of preparation in basketball, but it is only part of the entire preparation puzzle.

Basketball Games and Equipment for Younger Children
Basketball is fun, family centered, develops socialization and listening skills, and can also develop motor skills.

How To Maintain Discipline On Your Basketball Team
Discipline is extremely important to the development of any basketball team.

How To Organize Good Practice Plans
Good practice planning in basketball is like lesson planning in school. Be organized, structured, introduce skills, and integrate them into team play.

Basketball Practice Planning: Individual Stations
Using Basketball work stations in practice can help small numbers of players practice and reinforce skills and become better players.

How To Raise Money For Your Basketball Program
Funding for basketball leagues is usually an overlooked topic. Fundraising is an important skill in order to develop professional relationships with sponsors and donors.

How to Become an Expert Dribbler in Basketball
One of the basic skills that basketball players of all ages need to continually practice is ball handling. This is especially true of younger players.

Contests That Will Add Life to Your Basketball Practice
There are a series of fun and simple basketball contests you can run to add energy and enthusiasm to any practice and have fun while you are at it.

Using an Imaginary Basketbal and Positive Visualization, to Succeed in Games
Basketball Studies have shown that positive visualization works. Combined with practice with an imaginary basketball to form proper technique makes an unbeatable combination. This articles shows players practicing with imaginary basketballs to improve techniques while using the power of positive thinking to succeed.

Using an Imaginary Basketball, Visualization, to Succeed in Games
Basketball Studies have shown that positive visualization works. Combined with practice with an imaginary basketball to form proper technique makes an unbeatable combination. This articles shows players practicing with imaginary basketballs to improve techniques while using the power of positivew thinking to succeed.

Using Visualization to Succeed in Basketball
Basketball Studies have shown that positive visualization is effective. Combining positive visualization with consistent practice leads to success.

How To Plan An Individual Practice Session To Develop Your Skills
Make your own individual basketball workouts to bring out your best with structured, timed, goal centered drills.

How To Plan An Individual Basketball Practice Session
it is important for players hoping to improve their game to set up a structured workout schedule they can follow that is goal based and time managed.

How To Plan An Individual Practice Session
Make your own individual basketball workouts to bring out your best with structured, timed, goal centered drills.

How To Plan An Individual Practice Session
Make your own individual basketball workouts to bring out your best with structured, timed, goal centered drills.

How To Plan An Individual Practice Session
Make your own individual basketball workouts to bring out your best with structured, timed, goal centered drills.

How To Plan An Individual Practice Session To Develop Your Skills
Make your own individual basketball workouts to bring out your best with structured, timed, goal centered drills.

How To Plan An Individual Practice Session
Make your own individual basketball workouts to bring out your best with structured, timed, goal centered drills.

How To Become a Good Shooter: Drills and Techniques
A lot goes into becoming a great shooter in basketball, but with enough practice. your body's muscle memory takes over and habits are formed.

Chase Press: a chaotic half-court pressing defense
The Chase press is an unconventional, chaotic, half-court pressing defense that is utilize to pressure an offense into making mistakes.

Chase Press - Chaos on the Court
The Chase Press is an unconventional half court

Chase Press - Chaos on the Court
The Chase Press is an unconventional half court

How to Improve Your Basketball Game and Be Your Best
Measuring success is difficult. In a basketball sense, success can be loosely defined as being the best player you can be.

Simple Basketball Drills to Perfect Your Shooting Style
Good shooting habits are developed over time with ample practice. There are a number of simple basketball drills that can be done to improve shooting.

Simple Drills to Perfect Your Shooting Style
How To Do Simple Drills To Develop A Good Shooting Touch

Simple Drills to Perfect Your Shooting Style
How To Do Simple Drills To Develop A Good Shooting Touch

When Are Children Too Young To Play Basketball?
At what age should children begin playing basketball? When it is fun, of course!

When Are Children Too Young To Play Basketball? Age Appropriate Drills for Younger Players
At what age should children begin playing basketball? When it is fun and safe of course!

When Are Children Too Young To Play Basketball?
At what age should children begin playing basketball? When it is fun, of course!

When Should Children Start Playing Basketball?
Basketball is a great game. It is fun, exciting, and can teach children a multitude of important lessons that can be applied in other aspects of life.

How to Practice Basketball Using Your Imagination
One way to improve at basketball is to practice the game with your imagination. Players are asked to visualize and the correct technique of practice.

The Comination Man to Man Zone-A Man Defense Dressed Up as a Straight Zone
The Combination Man to Man Zone makes your opponent think you are playing zone when you are really playing straight man. You can trick your opponent into running a zone offense against your man to man and make it work to your advantage. Occasionally mix up defenses and play straight zone to further cause confusion.

The Combination Man to Man Zone-A Man Defense Dressed Up as a Straight Zone
The Combination Man to Man Zone makes your oppenent think you are playing zone when you are really playing straight man. You can trick your oppenent into running a zone offense against your man to man and make it work to your advantage.

The Combination Man to Man Zone-A Man Defense Dressed Up as a Straight Zone
The Combination Man to Man Zone makes your opponent think you are playing zone when you are really playing straight man. You can trick your opponent into running a zone offense against your man to man and make it work to your advantage.

The Combination Man to Man Zone Defense in Basketball
The Combination Man to Man Zone makes your opponent think you are playing zone when you are really playing straight man to man defense.

Basketball Dribbling Games for Teams
Group and team dribbling games that build skills and are fun. Learn to improve your confidence and become a better basketball player.

Learn to Shoot, Dribble, and Pass With Both Hands
It is important to learn to use both your right and left hand in basketball. There are a number of drills that can be done to improve dribbling dexterity.

How to Beat Zones the Simple Way
It is rather simple to attack the zone. More practice time can be devoted to your team's own strengths rather than to your opponent's defense.

Summer Basketball: "A Personal Narrative"
How to improve your basketball skills in the summer. Pick-up games at outdoor courts is the simplest and most inexpensive way to play basketball.

How To Form Your Own Summer Basketball League
Starting your own summer basketball league is easier than you may think, and it provides kids with a great place to play over the summer months.

Why Man To Man is Best In Youth Leagues
Youth basketball programs should utilize man to man defense. Man to Man teaches basic defensive fundamentals that are needed for any defensive scheme.

Damian Lillard And The Motivational Effects Of A Snub
Describing the motivational keys to success for players like Damian Lillard. What separates him from others.

C.J. McCollum Continues To Impress, But Trail Blazers Fall To Atlanta
C.J. McCollum had an excellent night, but it wasn't enough as the Trail Blazers fall to the Hawks in Portland.

Most Overpaid NBA Players
Who are some of the more overpaid NBA players today? We list some of them and reasons for why.

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Our 2016 NBA All-Star Starters Picks
Our starting picks for the 2016 NBA All-Star game in Toronto.

Our 2016 NBA All-Star Starters Picks
Our starting picks for the 2016 NBA All-Star game in Toronto.

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Utah Jazz Battle For Eighth In The West Against Portland
The Trail Blazers took on the Jazz in a battle for eighth in the Western Conference. Mid-way through the season we got to see two of the most intriguing Western Conference teams face-up on January 13th, 2016.

Injuries and NCAA Tournament Seeds
Injuries, unfortunately, can play a significant role in NCAA Tournament seeding. Here's a look at how the selection committee has treated teams dealing with major injuries.

NBA Lockout 101: Revenue Sharing
One of the reasons the NHL players eventually accepted a hard salary cap: the league implemented revenue sharing for the first time. A similar system, used by the NFL, is often cited as the reason pro football can thrive in tiny markets like Green Bay, Wisconsin. Will the NBA follow suit?

NBA Lockout 101: Basketball Related Income (BRI)
Unsurprisingly, the biggest question to be resolved is

NBA Lockout 101: Re-thinking the Salary Cap
The NBA's owners will reportedly push for a

NBA Lockout 101: Max Salaries and Guarantees
The owners are also likely to push for a reduction in both the length and size of NBA contracts in the next labor agreement. And the fans may side with management on this point.

NBA Lockout 101: The Draft
The players have suggested eliminating the NBA Draft's age limit, but there's reason to believe they're something less than sincere.