Screening in Basketball – Why, When & How

What does it mean to set a screen? Screening in basketball is an attempt of an offensive player to prevent a defender from guarding his teammate. By standing beside or …

27 Reasons Why Basketball is the Best Sport

“Basketball doesn’t build character, it reveals it.” It’s what the inventor of basketball James Naismith said after he realized he invented the best sport in the world. Little did he …

What to Eat Before a Basketball Game?

Every sport is different, so the diet must be accessed individually. It’s the same with the game of basketball. Today we’ll talk about the principles you need to apply in …

The NBA 3-Point Line: Distance & History

NBA 3-Point Line distance: 23 feet 9 inches (7.24 m) College (NCAA): 20 feet 9 inches (6.32 m) High School/Middle School: 19 feet 9 inches (6.02 m) WNBA: 22 feet …

15 Essential Pick-Up Basketball Tips

One of the favorite outdoor activities of many – pick-up basketball, is played on the playgrounds around the world and it’s widely spread almost as basketball indoors. It was hard …

Calories Burned Playing Basketball

Do you know what calories are? It’s the unit of energy the body spends on maintaining the work of all organs and muscles in the body. While the calorie expenditure …

What to Eat After a Basketball Game?

In my last article, I talked about the basketball pre-game/practice nutrition and what’s the right way to manage it. Today, we’re turning to a post-game diet and nutrition that maybe …