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‘Art in the Paint’ breathes new life into decaying basketball courts with colorful designs – WABE

For many fans of the game, basketball is an art form. Proving their point, art and basketball joined forces on the court with Art in the Paint, an Atlanta-based nonprofit created by former basketball player and professional coach Arelious Cooper, Jr. aka “Co-op”. The organization aims to beautify and revitalize decaying basketball courts by hiring […]

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Why is a healthy routine important for basketball players?

picture by Trang Doan A healthy routine for basketball players is important because it helps them avoid injury, improve performance, and stay in shape. A typical routine might involve stretching and warm-up exercises before playing, followed by cool-down exercises and stretching afterwards. Between games, players can practice shooting or participate in light cardiovascular activities to […]

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Basketball: Young female basketball players from Perham, WDC and Hawley play at Target Center – Perham Focus

PERHAM — The young basketball players traveled to Minneapolis on Friday to play at Target Center ahead of the Minnesota Lynx’s final home games of the regular season. Sixth graders from Perham and Hawley and seventh graders from Perham and Wadena played on the Target Center floor before attending the WNBA’s final home game in […]

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Two Zachary High School Basketball Players Commit to Colleges | Zechariah

Zachary High School girls’ basketball players Alissa O’Dell and Bria Raymond committed to playing basketball after graduating from Zachary High School. O’Dell has committed to play at Loyola University in New Orleans, and Raymond has committed to play for Baton Rouge Community College in Baton Rouge. O’Dell has been named a second-team All-District in the […]

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Hammond mayor closes basketball courts after two park shootings

Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. hopes the closure of the basketball courts at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park will prompt residents to start keeping a close eye on activity there when it reopens. McDermott said Monday that he and the Hammond Parks and Recreation Department removed all basketball hoop rims — including the […]

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Auburn basketball players baptized in Jordan River while touring Israel

Under head coach Bruce Pearl, the Auburn men’s basketball team recently returned from a preseason trip to Israel that had significance far beyond the basketball court. In addition to playing three exhibition games and winning two against professional competition, the Tigers also took the opportunity to draw closer to God. >>Subscribe to Sports Spectrum Magazine […]

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5 underrated basketball players in 2022

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is currently home to a ridiculously high number of talented players. We all know the most famous players in the league; yet, given the level of competition in the league, it’s safe to say that there are players who have gone unnoticed. Best Sportsbook USA makes it easy to place […]

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Two new Duke basketball players miss important practice time

Cohesion might be hard to come by for the 2022-23 Duke basketball team, especially early on. On that note, even relatively minor disruptions to that end during the offseason are a disappointment. Jeremy Roach and Jaylen Blakes are the only two scholarship players to return from the 2021-22 roster. And of that pair, only Roach […]

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5 great drills for basketball players

Although basketball is commonly referred to as a sport of physical prowess, it has two components, focusing on skill and endurance. Every basketball player – from novice to player preparing for the NBA Finals – needs to be armed with speed, explosive power and lateral movement. It should be noted that even if players are […]

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Ohio State basketball players support LiFEsports camp in Linden community

For Buckeye basketball player Seth Towns, the chance to support and inspire summer camp students at the Linden Community Recreation Center was a family affair. Towns, a forward for the Ohio State University men’s team, grew up in Columbus, often played hoop in Linden and when he took to the field this week to play […]

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BVI basketball players show courage in the face of defeat

in All News / By: BVI News on Aug 4, 2022 6:01 AM / The BVI women’s 3×3 basketball team that competed at this year’s Commonwealth Games. (Photo credit Charlie Jackson) While the BVI Women’s Commonwealth Games 3×3 Basketball Team were to take a beating from their far more experienced overseas counterparts, the team showed […]

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11 IU Basketball Athletes Join Summer Course For Hoosiers For Good NIL Deal – Inside the Hall

According to a press releaseHoosiers For Good, an organization that matches IU student-athletes with charities, has signed 11 IU basketball athletes with NIL deals. Earlier this spring, Trayce Jackson-Davis and Race Thompson were among the first 14 IU student-athletes to collaborate with Hoosiers For Good. Here is the full version with details: BLOOMINGTON, Indiana – […]

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Kentucky basketball players help flood victims | National sports

Sitting in his car and scrolling through his phone, CJ Fredrick watched the heartbreaking photos of the Eastern Kentucky flood and the devastation it wrought in the region. One, in particular – a photo of an elderly woman, her whole house flooded, huddled in a sitting position to stay above the water – struck him. […]

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Shooting school teaching basketball players with video review

WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) – A Saco basketball coach and instructor with 25 years of experience travels to Waterville to teach young players the intricacies of scoring with Shooting School. Waterville Practices located at Gilman St. Basketball Club(WABI) Lenny Holmes’ School of Shooting brings students to the screen. “I realized that one of the things kids […]

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Rutgers football begins training camp in limbo at Drew Singleton, Bronny James basketball courts (PODCAST)

As the Rutgers football team takes to the field this week to begin training camp, the hosts of the “Rutgers Rant” return to their microphones. After a brief summer hiatus, the podcast is back. We look ahead to the Scarlet Knights’ preparation for the 2022 season, recap general college football questions asked during Big Ten […]

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Canales gives back to local basketball players

Laredoan Kaleb Canales knows the level of basketball talent in Gateway City has increased since he played Alexander decades ago. And he earned a No. 1 spot for Today’s Stars last week. Canales, who is the first Mexican-American head coach in NBA history while coaching Portland during the 2012 season and is currently the associate […]

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How Connecticut High School Basketball Players Are Spending Their Summers

It’s no secret that women’s basketball has continued to improve in Connecticut with more and more players from the state to play in college. Part of the growth comes from AAU programs across the state that have players taking on the best competition in the entire country at tournaments coast to coast. A few of […]