Category Archives: Learn Better Basketball

Who Gets The Ball At The Start Of Each Quarter In Basketball?

Who Gets The Ball At The Start Of Each Quarter In Basketball

As a fan of basketball, you want to know everything about basketball. You are curious about the rules and violations, how the game is played, and how to be a better basketball player. But have you ever thought which of the two basketball teams that contend gets the ball at the start of each quarter? […]

Why Do Basketball Players Lick Their Fingers?

Why Do Basketball Players Lick Their Fingers

There are many things basketball players do on the court. They do many pre-game and in-game rituals, like punching the pad below the rim, hanging on the rim, dancing, and many more! One of the craziest things basketball players do during basketball games is licking their fingers or hands. Why do they do this? Let’s […]

How To Play Basketball In Cold Weather? 5 Simple Tips!

How To Play Basketball In Cold Weather

Yes, all countries have cold seasons, and it is inevitable. Some of you here are from countries that have snow, and some are not. Whether it has snow or no snow in your country during the cold season, cold weather is a problem for most basketball players. Why? Because most players said in forums that […]

Can You Alley-Oop To Yourself In Basketball? Answered!

Can You Alley-Oop To Yourself

Basketball is a sport where every impossible happens. Many unbelievable dunks happen in one basketball game, which most fans think impossible to be executed.  When you watch basketball, you will see many alley-oop passes that lead to incredible dunks. The alley-oop pass may be made by the point guard to the center or vice versa. […]

Can You Miss A Free Throw On Purpose?

Can You Miss A Free Throw On Purpose

During the final minutes of the fourth quarter, both basketball teams are executing different strategies to win especially if it’s a close game. One of the strategies basketball players do in the final minutes of the game is missing a free throw intentionally.  I know it sounds dumb because free throws are free shots. Missing […]

Basketball In Europe: 10 Things You Should Know!

Basketball In Europe

Basketball is one of the best and popular sports around the world. However, in some countries and continents, basketball is known but it is not as popular as in the United States and the Philippines.  For example, in Europe. Europe is well-known for its football skills. They also love basketball, but the percentage that plays […]

Why Are Basketball Players Always Chewing Gum? Truth Revealed!

Why Are Basketball Players Always Chewing Gum

When you are watching a basketball game, especially the NBA games, you notice that basketball players are chewing something. It is either their mouthpiece or their jerseys. One favorite thing basketball players like to chew is gum. Basketball players love and always chew gum, and here is the reason why.  Why do basketball players chew […]