Chauncey Billups Dishes His Best Advice For Basketball Players

Chauncey Billups is a seven-time NBA All-Star and a champion with the 2003-2004 Detroit Pistons. He’s nicknamed Mr. Big Shot because of the huge buckets in crucial situations he made during his 14 NBA seasons. Billups is now retired and is an NBA analyst for ESPN as well as a leader of various youth basketball clinics. He talked to the Dick’s Sporting Goods blog about how the new Wilson X basketball can help young players become better shooters and improve their

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Elena Delle Donne: More Than Just A Basketball Player

Elena Delle Donne, the 6-foot-5. 26-year-old basketball star of the Chicago Sky, is far more than an amazing player on the court. The winner of the 2015 Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award, she gave up a college scholarship at UConn to be closer to her family and her sister, who has cerebral palsy. In an interview with the Dick’s Sporting Goods blog, Delle Donne discusses her basketball success, what she’s passionate about, her typical day and advice for young women looking

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Innovative Simplicity: The Nike Kobe XI “Achilles Heel” Basketball Sneakers

Kobe Bryant may be winding down his career on the court, but you can still lace up the basketball icon off the court this year and well into the future. The new Kobe XI Achilles Heel dropped on Jan. 9 and can be seen on Kobe’s farewell tour, which will be going on for the rest of the season. “More than anything, what I would hope for, would be that the [Nike XI] is just a representation of Kobe,” said Eric Avar,

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The Calm Before The San Antonio Storm

Whoever made the NBA schedule was a tricky fellow, especially when it comes to the Spurs. Through the middle of January, San Antonio will see both ends of the spectrum. Unfortunately for them, they will have to face the weaker grouping before the elite. In other words, they won’t need to up their game before facing the best the league has to offer. Thus far this season, San Antonio has shown that they are one of the best in the league

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Tweet of the Night: Danny Green says two words to show he is ready for the Golden State Warriors

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The Golden State Warriors have the best record in the league at 40-4 and are on pace to match the single greatest regular season record of all-time – 72-10 – set by the Chicago Bulls back in the 1995-1996 season. As impressive as that sounds, they are somehow only up by two games in the standings thanks to the greatness of the San Antonio Spurs, who own the second best record in the league at 38-6. [Read more…]

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Shoot Smarter: One Of The Biggest Technological Advances Basketball Has Ever Seen

Back in the old days, the only way you could get better at shooting the basketball is by sheer repetition and guesswork that you were forming and developing the habits necessary in order to improve on the court. Now thanks to Wilson, the basketball itself can help ballers young and old home their skills thanks to analytics. The Wilson X is a smart basketball that tracks each make and miss using an internal sensor that analyzes player shooting habits over time. To

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The Evolution Of LeBron’s Nike Signature Sneaker

It’s always a challenge to develop a shoe for one of the all-time great NBA players. Through the years, Nike has had to adjust LeBron James’ signature shoe as he evolved and matured as an NBA superstar. Whatever Nike’s doing, it’s working considering LeBron signed a lifetime contract with the swoosh. Nike has added new features and tweaks each year to the signature LeBrons, including this year’s 13th edition. To find out more about the evolution of the Nike LeBron’s, check out the

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