On this addition of "SUBS" we have Zach Jacobs who recently made the biggest decision of his life by committing to James Madison University. He gives The Weekly Bucket an exclusive look into why he chose the Dukes to play college basketball in his own words. JMU can expect a combo-forward who is very athletic and versatile. Now without further or do here is Zach......
Dear freshman, The lights are on and its time to perform! When you take the court for the first time tonight I want you to take a few minutes to take everything in and embrace the moment. I want you to smell the freshly popped popcorn in the air. Take notice of the die-hard fans …
This weekend I was able to check out the famous KFC 3vs3 Basketball Tournament in Wuxi, China. It is a nationwide basketball tournament with various locations around China for middle school, high school, and college students to compete within their city. I was not only focused on the player's game but what shoes they were wearing while doing it.
On this edition of "SUBS" we have Karlyn Dixon who is making a difference in the Charlotte area through her PASSION for the game. Karlyn Dixon is CEO and basketball trainer at The Elite Athlete Training Academy and high school basketball coach in Charlotte, North Carolina. She believes in helping athletes develop, physically, mentally, and …
The life of a high school basketball player during the “off-season” can be one spent in a car driving to the next AAU tournament, eating $5 foot-longs from Subway in-between games, and sleeping head to foot with your teammates at the Holiday Inn 30 minutes from the gym because it was the cheapest hotel your coach could find. This lifestyle is one that many players can relate to, which begs for the question is there really ever an off-season? Is there ever a time for players to give their body time to rest?
On the Second edition of, "SUBS" is Rod Bridgers who is a graduate of Fayetteville State University. He is also a contributor to R.A.M Prospects & Basketball Elite. He gives his insight on the past, present, and future of North Carolina basketball aka "The HoopState". You can get Rod a follow on Twitter @Rod_Bridgers
Protesters yell, “Hands up, don’t shoot!” as they express their distress and anger throughout the US over the ongoing police brutality issue. The United States has been an ongoing battle of debate about social issues of race, rights, and freedoms for the past few years.
For every high school basketball player the recruitment process can be a long, exhausting, but one of the best things that will ever happen in their life to date. The fact of the matter is not many kids have the opportunity to play college basketball let alone D1 or D2. College is EXPENSIVE.
Here is the first installment of “SUBS” where I take myself out the game and let various people in the business of basketball takeover the floor. Jack Herron is the Senior Analyst/Contributor for Vantage Hoops. He is originally from the Hampton Roads area better known as the 757 where he hooped at Kempsville High School and graduated from Redford University in 2013.
“Lets go! Quicker! Stay low!” I yell to the kids as they are practicing proper defensive slides. Sean, a ten-year-old who has just started my training sessions for the first time, is one of my students and stops because he is tired.