The answer to that question could be the following: Could it be because at all levels many coaches and their staff members do not have or cannot demonstrate the fundamental skills successfully enough themselves? Many who try could be just teaching theory not application by not demonstrating the shots that they are trying to teach. […]
After watching a lot of attempted and made alley oop dunks in the NCAA’s Big Dance and currently in the NBA playoffs, one of the most, if not the most dangerous plays in basketball is the attempted dunking the basketball on the move from a high pass from a teammate above the basket level which […]
After watching the Maine high school basketball tournaments, the UMaine men’s and women’s games online, the NCAA March Madness Tournament on TV and now the NBA playoffs on TV there is one common one on one guarding a man with the ball individual defensive mistake that happens time after time, game after game at all […]
Seeing that my weekly Tuesday column, “Off the Rim” is over for another year, I will now be doing my regular Basketball BLOG once a week on Tuesdays now until next mid November. Here is the first one. What very important basketball skill that wins or losses many close basketball games could you possibly be […]
Veteran Husson University coaches Warren Caruso and Kissy Walker did their usual outstanding jobs.
The best game was Duke’s very lucky win over No. 9 University of Central Florida.
UMaine survived two poor shooting nights from the floor in the America East Tourney by impressive performances from the foul line.
The great teams of UMaine coach Brian McCall in the early 1960s turned in some memorable performances at The Pit.
Long road trips can be tough on a basketball team and Bangor endured them during the regular season and postseason.
There certainly is a lot more pressure on a No. 1 team, especially if it is going into the tournament undefeated at 18-0.