Kevin Durant postgame, Nets lost to the Hornets 111-95




Basketball Uniforms – More Than Just Style

The popularity of basketball uniforms goes beyond the court and is incorporated in casual and street wear. Sports wear, however is more than just style. It’s the perfect blend of style and comfort, that’s what makes the difference. Planning to get your team new uniforms?

Number 20 Georgetown Hoyas at Number 7 Villanova Wildcats

Big East conference rivals the No. 20 Georgetown Hoyas and the No. 7 Villanova Wildcats clash in NCAA College Basketball action Saturday (12 pm ET, ESPN). After a rough patch that saw them lose four of five games between Dec. 29 and Jan. 12, the Hoyas (15-5 SU, 11-7 ATS and 4-4 Big East) seem revitalized and have won three straight. Villanova (17-3 SU, 10-6 ATS, 5-2 Big East) was roaring through the season up until three games ago, when it lost to the UConn Huskies. The Wildcats bounced back with a huge win over the Syracuse Orange but were then upset by unranked Providence. Head-to-head, the Hoyas have a slight edge at 6-4 SU, while both teams have covered the spread five times in the past 10 meetings. Three of the past four have gone over the over/under total.

Detroit Pistons At Miami Heat

The Detroit Pistons will be hoping for a better result in their second meeting of the season with the Miami Heat on Friday at American Airlines Arena (7:30 pm ET, FOX Sports Detroit, Sun Sports). When the teams last met in early December, the Heat were just hitting their stride, rolling over opponents at will.

Increase Your Vertical Leap Like an NBA Player

One of the most awe-inspiring abilities to be witnessed at an athletic event is a ridiculously high vertical leap. If you’ve ever thought about what it takes to increase your vertical and fly like an NBA player, here are a few tips to help you get started…

Boston College Eagles at No. 3 Duke Blue Devils

The Boston College Eagles take on the No. 3 Duke Blue Devils in an ACC conference clash Thursday at the Cameron Indoor Stadium (8 pm ET, ESPN3).Boston College, at 14-6 SU, 7-7 ATS and 4-2 in ACC play, is holding its own in the conference, just one game back of the Blue Devils and the second-place Florida State Seminoles.

Becoming A Winning Basketball Player: 5 Characteristics Of The Champion

While every person likes to think they have what it takes to be an athlete, it’s not enough to just sign up for the team and show up for practice. If you’re going to invest all the time and effort into play, why be an average player? But not everyone is suited for excellence.

Basketball Skill Development: Use These Five Tips To Solidify Your Shots

Shooting is the number one asset for any basketball player, and it takes endless practice to develop and maintain the confidence needed. Here are some tips for perfecting your shot.

NCAA Red Raiders Defeat Cowboys in Overtime

Texas Tech defeated Oklahoma State 75-74 in overtime during last Saturday’s game. The Texas Red Raiders started the season off a little shaky with poor defensive strategies, then they improved their defense but weren’t making any baskets. Hopefully this recent victory over Oklahoma will now smoothen out the rest of their season. Texas coach Pat Knight is now confident that the team will finish stronger than where they started the season from.

A Brief History of the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Team

The Atlanta Hawks are an Eastern Conference National Basketball Association (NBA) team that began in 1946 as the Buffalo Bisons of the National Basketball League (NBL). Only 13 games into its first season, owner Ben Kerner relocated the franchise to Moline, Illinois, a city then known as one of the “Tri-Cities.” As a gesture toward the region, the franchise was renamed the Tri-Cities Blackhawks, becoming one of the NBA’s 17 original franchises when it merged with the NBL in 1949.

NBA Outside The US

In 1932 the International Basketball Federation was formed by the eight following nations: Greece, Latvia, Romania, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Czechoslovakia and Argentina. During the beginning the organization only managed amateur players. The letters FIBA comes from the French words Federation Internationale de Basketball Amateur.

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