Why You Don’t Really Want Perfect Reffing in the NBA

If “reffing” is not an acceptable phrase to describe the act of being a referee in a game it is now. That being said, both as a player and fan referees have been the bane of my existence for quite some time now. I have never committed a foul in my entire life and there

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A Basketball Christmas Poem

Merry Christmas everyone, from Basketball Society, Your favorite place to get all types of basketball variety. Whether it is the NBA, WNBA, College Ball, or the Big 3, It’s basketball 24/7 here, the way it was meant to be.   Today, we get some great basketball action throughout the day, It’s the Sixers, Knicks, Warriors,

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Julius Randle

Basketball 101: Stay Ready

Ever hear the phrase, “If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready”? It’s a common phrase in reference to being prepared for anything that comes your way. While this phrase is usually regarded to life situations, it’s also a useful tool in the sport of basketball. For those guys and girls that don’t

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Basketball Journeys Q&A with overseas hooper Omari Knox

Every basketball lifer has their own unique journey. Basketball Journeys focuses on capturing and unpacking the stories of players, coaches, and lifers who have experienced the impact of their dedication to the game over time. Our writer Felix John-Baptiste talked with former Bloomfield College and St. Peters College guard, and current overseas hooper Omari Knox.

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Teen Trespasses To Get Shots Up, Cop Buys Him a Membership Instead

The Following is an excerpt from Blavity.com, you can find the article in full HERE Fifteen-year-old Vincent Gonzales would sneak into an X-Sport Fitness about three times a week to practice basketball. The gym’s operations manager, Justin Pritchett, gave the teen several warnings, telling him that he couldn’t keep coming in without paying.  “I felt

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Mike Dunn

Basketball Journeys Q&A w/ Shooting Guru Mike Dunn

Every basketball lifer has their own unique journey. Basketball Journeys focuses on capturing and unpacking the stories of players, coaches, and lifers who have experienced the impact of their dedication to the game over time. A few months ago I was doing my usual hunting on Instagram for other good basketball accounts to follow. I

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Zotime and Kobe’s jersey retirement

  The Lakers start training camp in roughly two weeks, what is the one thing you look forward to seeing the most as the season draws near? Allen: Two things I’m looking are obviously Lonzo Ball but also the evolution of Brandon Ingram. Ball looked great in Summer League but with all of the pressure

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Carmelo Anthony

Hoodie Melo: The Legend of Carmelo Anthony

And the newest candidate for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame is…Hoodie Melo! The summer of 2017 could very well be the highest and lowest points of Carmelo Anthony’s career. On one hand, he refuses to waive his no-trade clause except for one team with no assets. On the other hand, the legend of Hoodie

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Kawhi Leonard and Gregg Popovich coachability

Coachability in great players is an underrated trait

Having an open mind and a coachable mentality can take a young player’s talent to new heights. Taking in information from coaches, players, and veterans of the game can increase the IQ of a player immensely. In addition, it can turn a player into a leader. Not everyone is born a leader or meant to

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Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry Basketball

Basketball is supposed to be fun

James Naismith created basketball to keep his students busy. It was a game that was created to be fun. It started as a game of throwing rocks but it evolved into shooting a ball into a basket. Most of us that play the sport, do it because we enjoy it. However, often we forget at

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