Basketball is a great sport that can be played in so many different ways. It can be played indoors or out. It can be played virtually all year round, and it can be played with almost any number of players from one-on-one, through a full court game of five-on-five. When you combine basketball's versatility with the great exercise you get when playing, you've really got the best combination! If you are playing a full-court game, you can get a full body workout in just a half hour.
There are many types of skills that one develops when playing basketball. These skills include the offensive skills of dribbling, passing, and shooting, as well as the defensive skills of blocking, guarding, and intercepting your opponent's passes. There are also many types of shots in basketball including lay-ups, slam dunks, field goals, 3-pointers, and free throws. Each of these different types of shots requires regular practice to master the shooting skills and hand-eye coordination to be sure you are on target from any location on the court. Basketball is also an excellent sport for kids as it teaches sportsmanship and the importance of team work to accomplish a goal.
In order to really master the game of basketball, each player should have their own quality ball so they can get out and practice on a regular basis. If you want to be the best, there is no substitute for regular practice. If a player is by himself, he can practice dribbling and shooting skills if there is a court nearby, but you don't even need a court to practice dribbling. A game of two-on-two expands the practice realm to include passing and a team can easily practice various types of shots using a two-on-two configuration.
At PrimoSportsandGames.com, we've got a variety of rubber, composite, and leather basketballs including Mikasa, Spalding, and Rawlings brands. Our best brands are on sale right now, so you can get a great basketball at a reasonable price. Also, since we are a small internet retailer, our overhead is low and we are able to pass these savings onto you. In order to bring you the lowest possible prices, most items are at least 10% below manufacturer's suggested retail prices.
Check back with us often as we will adding additional basketball accessories including goals, nets, backboards, and other basketball supplies for individual players, and school teams and leagues.