Pour some rubbing alcohol onto a cotton ball and swab around the needle entry area at the hole. Pull the needle up as far as possible with your…

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So, in 1967, the NCAA actually decided to ban the dunk, claiming that it was not a “skillful shot” and also citing injury concerns. Whether or not it…

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On October 31, 1950, 21-year-old Earl Lloyd becomes the first African American to play in an NBA game when he takes the court in the season opener for…

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In summary, basketball requires predominantly anaerobic metabolism to fuel repeated sprints and explosive efforts that occur on average once every 21 seconds (11). These activities can range between…

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National Basketball Association (NBA), professional basketball league formed in the United States in 1949 by the merger of two rival organizations, the National Basketball League (founded 1937) and…

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How long an outdoor basketball last depends on the quality (material) of the basketball, how much time you spend playing with it, and how you take care of…

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Practicing jumping is one of the best things you can do to increase your vertical, even professional dunkers approve of this. Does practicing jumping make you jump higher?…

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What is Michael Jordan signature dunk? Michael Jordan: Rock the Cradle. Did MJ ever win the dunk contest? While Robinson is the only NBA player to win the…

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On this day 70 years ago, the longest NBA game ever was played. It took six overtimes and 78 minutes to separate the Indianapolis Olympians and Rochester Royals…

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The Army Black Knights men’s basketball team represents the United States Military Academy in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college basketball. Army West Point currently competes…

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