Nothing can turn the tide of a basketball game faster than a few steals. Whether it’s a crucial fourth quarter strip or just an extra possession early on, steals lead to great offensive opportunities for any team. Today, there are some NBA players with tremendous active hands. However, there have been even better players with […]
Everyone loves the scorers. Whether it’s the NBA or a high school game, most of the eyes in the gym are on the players who puts the ball in the basket. Still, we know how devastating it can be when a team secures two or three consecutive offensive rebounds. Or when your team can’t make […]
If you really can’t get enough basketball at the gym, you might want to take it home with you. This could mean installing a hoop in the driveway. But do you want to deal with a slanted playing surface or have to worry about hitting a car every time you miss a shot? Okay, okay, we know you don’t miss that often. Still, wouldn’t it be nice to have a dedicated court to play on right in your backyard?
From modern hoopers to NBA legends, here are our picks for the best shooters in NBA history.
Whether you’re warming up before the game or hooping with some background noise at the park, basketball and music are certainly connected. Just look at the popular 2K series. The last several years of the game have included a specially curated playlist to accompany your digital basketball dreams. But what about real life? From television […]
It’s true that basketball is almost like an art. Tune in to an NBA game with graceful passing and lights-out shooting and you might forget you’re watching a sport at all. Around March, Cinderella stories in the NCAA tournament remind us all how to root for the underdog. These scripts aren’t written by someone in […]
With almost one third of the NBA season over, the Golden State Warriors are once again at the top of the Western Conference Standings and are the hands down favorites to win it all. Even though the Denver Nuggets are not far behind the Dubs in the NBA standings, the Warriors have an easy schedule […]
Basketball has a history of great personalities. Whether they are universally beloved (Michael Jordan) or controversial (Bobby Knight), great basketball minds have a way of putting the game of basketball in simple terms that we all can understand and relate to. By reading these basketball quotes you can gain perspective and even learn how to […]
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If you visit Hoops Fiend on a regular basis then you know we enjoy to test and review all products basketball. Our goal is to only recommend products that we feel are high quality and can help you get better at the game of basketball. However, today we are going to do something a little […]
We are always looking the next thing, and the next thing might just be the last thing in this case. As you can see in this video Shaq son and the son of the one and only “White Chocolate” play some hoops at Shaq’s court. Based on the video, Jason William’s son has a game […]
We can’t say expect that any person could always predict the NBA Finals winner year after year, but we do think it is fairly reasonably to assume that even the worst fan would get a few right. Well, not if you’re Stephen A. Smith. In his usual brilliance, Stephen A.’s last 6 Finals predictions have […]
One of the more interesting stories out of the basketball world came from Ethan Strauss at ESPN about how Steph Curry ended up as the flagship athlete for Under Armour. As was the case with most NBA level basketball players, Nike had the upper-hand when it came to landing a contract with the best player […]
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Welcome to 2015, where high school basketball players throw down monster dunks while alleviating to the point where their head is completely over the rim. I wonder what it feels like to actually look down at the hoop!
It’s that time of year again, running around trying to get the perfect gifts for all the loved ones in our lives. But the truth is, it can be hard to know what to get those who have specific interests, activities, and hobbies. For the hoops addict in your life this can create a […]
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Here at Hoops Fiend we try to give you frank advice on the best basketballs on the market. Many of the basketballs we recommend are affordable to almost everyone at $50 for a ball or less. However, sometimes things get a little weird in the world of basketballs. Well folks we have officially blown passed […]