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How to Shoot a Basketball – 10 Easy Steps

Practice, Repetition and Consistency Many people believe that if they practice basketball shooting drills every day, they will naturally improve their basketball skills… and they would be right! Constant effort builds basketball skills that are essential to success of the game. In addition to passing, dribbling, and stamina, basketball shooting is the number one most important aspect...

Top 10 Basketball Blogs Online

The Top Basketball Blogs and Websites Online If you’re a hardcore NBA fan and you want to keep up to date with all the latest news, results, highlights, fantasy games, and more, then it’s worth checking out a few of the best basketball blogs on the internet today. We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 favorite...

26 Best Basketball Quotes For Coaching and Inspiration

Top 26 Inspirational and Coaching Basketball Quotes Playing basketball is one of the most popular pastimes in the world. Basketball was invented by Canadian-American physical educator, physician, Christian chaplain, and sports coach, James Naismith in 1891 using a soccer ball and a fruit basket. News quickly spread about the new game, and various media outlets contacted Naismith...

18 Top Gifts for Basketball Players

Best Basketball Gifts: Perfect for Any Basketball Player Gifts of basketball gear and apparel are easy selections for someone on your shopping list who has the makings of a future basketball star.  We collected our top picks just for you to make your gift shopping easy! What do you get for your basketball-crazy child, coach, or husband/wife if...

The Boeheim Brothers

We are excited to announce our newest NIL partnership with Syracuse’s Jimmy and Buddy Boeheim! Coming into this season, Buddy was selected to the preseason All-ACC First Team and to the NABC Player of The Year watch list. Jimmy comes into his first season at Syracuse as a transfer from Cornell where he was averaging 16.7...

Justin Ahrens

We are thrilled to welcome Ohio State sharpshooter, Justin Ahrens, to The Gun family. Justin has been using The Gun shooting machine for the past decade and says it's had a major impact on his game. In high school, Justin was a two-time co-player of the year in the state of Ohio and holds multiple school...

Shooting Line to Become a Straight Shooter

By Nathan Edick, Just Hoops In order to become a great shooter, you must become a straight shooter first. From your shooting pocket you must move the basketball along your shooting line to eliminate any rounded or wasted movements. Your shooting line consists of: 1). Lead Foot 2). Lead Hip 3). Elbow 4). Shoulder 5). Wrist A vertical/straight line must connect to all...