Rabble.TV Gives You Audio Alternative For NBA Playoffs The Western and Eastern Conference Finals are now upon us, and that means we’ll all be glued to the broadcasts by ABC, ESPN, and TNT. But that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck with the announcing crews whose clichés and lack of truly in-depth knowledge of the players can often be frustrating.
If you’ve ever played basketball, you know how important running is. And if you know how important running is, you understand the importance of a good, comfortable, supportive shoe to help you attain your goals on and off the court. But if you’re having trouble picking out just the right shoe in order to maintain or achieve top form, some experts in the field are here to help. Over at the Dick’s Sporting Goods blog, experts show you their favorite running
You’re competing and going hard on the court and then it hits you. A sprain, strain, break or tear. You’re going to be sidelined for a decent period of time and your precious time playing the game is taken away from you. How can you ensure that you’ll be back out there as soon as possible? First of all if the injury is severe, seek immediate medical attention. Ice, elevation and compression help, as does waiting until you’re truly back to 100%.
Some of the greatest and most fit athletes on the planet get injured on the court so there’s no 100 percent foolproof way to totally avoid injuries, but there are preventative measures you could take that will help keep you off injured reserve. From staying hydrated and stretching, to having the right gear and knowing your own limitations, Dick’s Sporting Goods blog got five easy ways to avoid injury from Dustin Willis, a physical therapist at Rancho Therapy in Southern California.
With the addition of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers this year, Kyrie Irving is on a contender for the first time in his NBA career. And his new Nike Kyrie 1 shoe has become a contender on and off the court as well thanks to impressive design and some new colorways. A lightweight, yet responsive shoe matches Irving’s quickness, athleticism and agility and an outsole that wraps amount the midsole helps prevent rolled ankles. You can find out more about
What makes apparel elite? Is it just in the name, or is it in the quality of the product that allows you to perform at a higher level? Nike’s Elite Basketball Collection allows you to maintain comfort and performance while not being weighed down or distracted by excess sweat. Moisture-wicking technology is built right in, allowing you to reach your goals. This page at the Dick’s Sporting Goods blog features the national champion Duke Blue Devils, who this season know a little
Stephen Curry’s is Under Armour’s signature shoe endorser, and the league’s best shooter and possible 2014-2015 Most Valuable Player gets the company’s best resources to try to ensure Curry’s optimal on-court performance. Curry’s first signature shoe, the Curry One, introduced this year, is wrapped in something called anaFoam, a lightweight, compression-molded shell for proper support and fit. And whatever it’s doing for Curry’s game, it’s clearly working and could work for your next sneaker purchase. For more on how charged foam
What makes the Kobe X unique and more impressive in design and performance than its predecessors? Think less is more. The understated shoe is back to its low-top model after one year with the high-top model. The Flywire technology is out, replaced by a seamless design that’s compatible with ankle braces. The Kobe X is perfect for the player who not only can do damage at the perimeter but can slash and drive to the hoop as well. For more on the newest