These NBA players had the odds stacked against them considering that their parents were shorter than 5'10". However, they grew tall which helped propel their careers to great heights.
This article will cover the top 10 National Basketball Association players of all time, judged by their stats, career accolades, strengths, and weaknesses. Enjoy!
In 1991, the talented Lithuanian basketball team was desperate to make the trip to the 1992 Olympics, but they were strapped for cash. A most unlikely source came to their aid: the Grateful Dead.
NBA teams place a great emphasis on the wingspan of its players and some believe a long wingspan can even offset any disadvantage in height. Most of the best players in the NBA like Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo have long wingspans relative to their heights.
Unlike quantifiable basketball attributes like ability to score, speed, vertical leap or rebounding skill, there's no metric for how exciting a player is. Subconsciously, it's based on highlights per day or appearances on SportsCenter, but this article attempts to rank players based on excitement.
We look at some players with the biggest hands in NBA history. Being tall like Shaq does not guarantee huge hands. Players like Wilt Chamberlain do not have impressive hand sizes considering their height. Players like Rondo, Jordan, Dr. J, Kawhi Leonard and Giannis have pretty impressive hand sizes.
When determining how good an NBA player really is, most people only look at their stats. A lot of times, we only look at the best players on either the most popular teams or the top contenders. So, here are 10 great players that have been overlooked.
As Zion prepares for the draft, there are still many questions and concerns surrounding his basketball abilities.
Passing is an important part of basketball. Several problems often exist with a young passers' technique. This article provides a guide on how to teach young children to pass a basketball.
Kobe Bryant was the closest thing to Michael Jordan. While he was not able to surpass Michael in the NBA pantheon, he came really close to doing so. Kobe was his generation's Michael Jordan.
Teach young children how to dribble without dribbling. Start early learners right by teaching them "the" most important aspect of basketball, ball security. As kids become ready, a simple 3-step approach to dribbling that includes a fun :30 second animated video to help seed the learning.
This article will cover why Steph Curry is very overrated and the byproduct of a perfect storm, overpowered team, and great coaching.
Michael Jordan is widely regarded as the greatest basketball player of all time. Through the years, people have been looking for the next Michael Jordan. Here are five other players who were supposed to be just that.
This article will go in depth over the statistics, opponents, accolades, and overall greatness of two of the greatest players in history to determine who is the GOAT!
Replacing the NBA All-Star weekend has been a topic of debate over the years. It goes together with the topic on shortening the regular season. Popular replacement ideas include a midseason tournament or a three-on-three event. The league simply needs an alternative that's financially viable.
Last season saw the ACC clearly divided into two divisions, with NC State and Clemson occupying the space between. The league sent that seven team first division to the NCAA Tournament, where Virginia bounced back from the biggest upset in NCAA Tournament history to win the first NCAA Championship i