There’s nothing better than a highly competitive basketball game, especially when you’re surrounded by great friends and you have a great view of the court- because you happened to score some great seats. There’s an awesome energy created by the loyal fans. Everything works together- the cheering and buzzers, sudden scores out of nowhere and last-minute wins. It’s all a magical mix of incredible athletic skill that makes for some… Continue reading
Yes it is winter.
And it’s nasty outside, with lots of rain or slushy junk puddled in the driveway. There are only two things worse than yucky weather, though.
And two, to fear that energetic little guests will enter your home and track the… Continue reading
Maybe the general public thinks that NBA players get their wallets out for charity because they are working on their image and hoping for a chunk of a tax write-off. That assumption could not be more wrong about David Maurice Robinson, retired Center for the San Antonio Spurs.
Born in Key West, Florida, Robinson was the son of a Navy man. So the family moved frequently. By the time… Continue reading
Participating in any fast-paced, high contact sport can result in physical injury. So it’s no surprise really, that nearly two million basketball-related injuries occur each year. The most prevalent injuries include ankle sprains, facial cuts and bruises, stress fractures to the foot and lower leg, knee injuries and jammed fingers.
We want you to always enjoy your time… Continue reading
Athletes are not only devoted to their sports. They realize that a conditioning regiment is crucial. Sports is part of our weekly routine, we work it around our individual responsibilities and we understand that carving out a schedule for practice time is part of life. So it goes without saying that a healthy diet is also a must.
But when we consider what an athlete should grab to drink… Continue reading
Well, the lockout continues and there is talk of a major contraction in the number of teams that will survive until the end. Sad.
It makes me think that the fans have the opportunity to take back the game. To their driveways, in their living rooms and in gyms across the nation. Let those who have made it a business remain mired in thigh-high stagnancy – the rest of… Continue reading
An NBA basketball game is set at 4 quarters – 12 minutes each for a total of 48 minutes of game time. We all know that with timeouts and half time that it lasts much longer, but the actual regular playing time is 48 minutes.
Think about that – 48 minutes of striving to reach the basketball goal and make some points – requires a lot of… Continue reading
By now everyone has heard all the recent reports and statistics about health and obesity levels for all ages and genders in the United States.
Getting more exercise is one of the reasons some families reach out to us here at the Basketball Goal Store. Parents want a home basketball court where they, and their children, have a place to play their way to better health. And with the great… Continue reading