December 20th, 2011
Ok, so this was a new one on me – but it makes perfect sense.
You know I am not a fan of the portable basketball goals – for me, there are several reasons:
1. They are not durable: two-piece poles erode and break and the plastic “weight” on the bottom cracks.
2. They are not cost-effective: as children grow and the elements take their toll on… Continue reading
May 19th, 2011
In my walks around the subdivision I live in, I happen to notice a lot of the basketball goals. In several of the blog posts I have talked about the economy portable basketball goals that are available just about everywhere (I even saw them for sale in a drugstore!!).
Parents have told me they buy them because they’re cheap… Continue reading
May 17th, 2011
It seems every day that you’re having to tell your kids to take the bucket off the dresser and bouncing the basketball off the walls. (One kid I know actually put a trashcan in the top drawer of a chest of drawers and used duct tape (!) to tape the drawer tight so the can would stay put …)… Continue reading
April 13th, 2011
Way, way back in December of 1891, physical education teacher James Naismith introduced his class to two peach baskets he had nailed to the lower rail of the balcony at both ends of the gym, 13 rules for a new game, and using a soccer ball, basketball was born.
It’s said Naismith wrote those 13… Continue reading
April 6th, 2011
Kids will be kids, but boy can it be aggravating sometimes!
They play practical jokes on each other. (Why do they call them practical? The jokes usually aren’t.)
Case in point: I remember when a friend had her Volkswagen Beetle picked up and wedged sideways into a spot where there was no way she… Continue reading
April 1st, 2011
One of the questions we get a lot here at the Basketball Goal Store is about the adjustability feature on the Goalrilla Basketball Goals we offer.
People ask why the Goalrilla Goal adjusts specifically from 7.5 to 10-feet. There are several products out there on the market that adjust downward to 6-feet… Continue reading
March 29th, 2011
Remember when CBSsports.com reported veteran guard Mike Bibby and Washington Wizards coach Flip Saunders were “sharing a laugh” in the locker room shortly after Bibby had been traded from the Continue reading
March 22nd, 2011
Rumors are flying all around the NBA about players being traded and deals being just a handshake away as the deadline for trades approaches.
Even though fans get either elated or irritated with all the trades and deals, it’s a fact that basketball players change teams a lot. Careers and popularity rise and fall – Continue reading