Her Time To Play

Do You Know the Factors Influencing Girls’ Participation in Sports?   Starting May 24th Hoop Heaven Online(HPHVN.com)  and Recreation Association of Madison Meadows & Simis(RAMMS.org) are partnering to offer Her Time To Play to the phoenix community. Her Time To Play is a national grassroots initiative developed by the NBA and WNBA to inspire girls ages 7-14 to play basketball in a positive and healthy way.   Her Time to Play pairs on-court training with off-court life skills lessons to build girls’ confidence, prepare them for the challenges of adolescence and teach values like teamwork. It was created by...

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What is the best indoor basketball?

*We review products independently, but may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page After playing basketball for over 30 plus years, it is safe to say I have used many kinds of basketball.  From outdoor rubber, flexible composite to genuine leather, I have sampled just about every ball out there. In this article I put 4 of the top selling basketballs to the test to see which is the best of the best. The Contenders Wilson Evolution Wilson Evo NXT Spalding Precision TF-1000 Molten BG5000 The Testing Criteria To compare the balls, I used a combination of...

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Mikan Drill

George Mikan was the original big man. During his upbringing he needed help with footwork and coordination. Enter the Mikan drill.George Mikan was the first dominating big man in professional basketball history. Mikan played college basketball at DePaul, then enjoyed a nine-year pro career during which he averaged 23.1 points and 9.5 rebounds per game. He was a five-time first team All-NBA selection and was elected to the basketball Hall of Fame in 1959. The 6-foot-10, 245-pound Mikan combined size and strength with tremendous agility and leaping skills. He honed his agility, in part, with a drill developed for...

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