The 5 Best Indoor Basketballs You Can Buy In 2018

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Basketball players are spoiled for choice when it comes to indoor basketballs. From texture to bounce, every basketball has a uniqueness about it that every player loves to discuss. You should only use an indoor basketball on hardwood courts, as they wear down quickly if played outdoors. Their softer and leather-like properties make them a joy to handle, but they …

The 5 Best Outdoor Basketballs You Can Buy Right Now In 2018

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While nothing can beat a good indoor basketball in terms of feel, a good outdoor basketball isn’t far behind. They are designed to withstand the rougher surfaces and conditions of outdoor play, while also possessing the versatility of being a perfectly good indoor ball. When it comes to outdoor basketballs, the biggest consideration is the construction material. Composite Leather Or …

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Ask VJD: How Tall Do You Have To Be To Dunk?

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In this week’s user submitted question, we’ll be answering the question: How tall do you have to be to dunk a basketball on a 10 foot rim? A lot of basketball players dream of being able to dunk, but are under the false impression that dunking is a skill limited to only the tallest of people. With the average height …

Muggsy Bogues: Could The NBA’s Shortest Ever Player Dunk?

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December 4th 1990. The day that the 5-foot-3-inch Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues dunked. Or did he? There are more than a few sources out there that claim Muggsy Bogues dunked during a pregame warm-up session on this day, but without video evidence, it is difficult to confirm. However, here’s what we do know. First, with a reported 44 inch vertical jump, …

BoingVERT Review: You’ll Spend More Time Jumping Through Hoops Than Actually Jumping

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“We create dunkers”. Or so the BoingVERT slogan would have you believe. BoingVERT is a vertical jump training program released back in 2011 by Shawn Myszka and Kelly Baggett – most likely in response to seeing the huge success of Jacob Hiller’s Jump Manual that was released a year earlier. At release, BoingVERT made a big YouTube marketing push and …

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How To Become Better At Palming A Basketball

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Michael Jordan is famous for his big hands (even by NBA standards) and he often used his palming ability to his advantage on the court. It’s also an essential skill in order to be able to consistently dunk a full-sized basketball. When I set my goal to be able to dunk a Basketball back in 2016, there were two major …

Tight Hip Flexors: Why You Should Care

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It’s been a long time since my last post, but I’ve been pretty caught up with work and exercise has taken a bit of a back seat. Yet I’ve decided to write this article precisely because the dangers of tight hip flexors manifest themselves when you’re inactive. The hip flexors are muscles that enable flexing around the hip joint. They play an important …