One of the more frustrating myths in basketball–especially at the youth level– is that shooting free throws is easy. The MOST frustrating myth at the youth level is that Lay-Ups are easy. We might be able to argue that free throws and lay-ups are missed so frequently because the players are told that these shots are easy. Two things happen when a player is told that a shot is easy. 1) They won’t practice them as seriously or as regularly as they should. And why should they? If something is easy there is no reason to practice it that often … Continue reading Free throws (and lay-ups) are NOT easy!
One last highlight reel before the NBA Finals start tomorrow night. Some random dunks from the world of college basketball throughout the years. The Joe Alexander (West Virginia) and Aaron Gordon (Arizona) dunks are my favorites. Don’t try this at home. Continue reading College Basketball Dunks
With a couple of more days until the NBA finals start I had to get a quick basketball fix. So I put together some college bloopers from various games throughout the years and posted the video to my YouTube channel. Basketball is an extremely physical sport, much more so than most people realize. Continue reading Basketball Bloopers
I’m finally getting the YouTube channel “Shooterfella” up and running. I’ve posted a few videos so far and will continue to add more videos in the near future. Here’s a highlight video I recently made from the Elite 8 battle between Carsen Edwards and Kyle Guy with the Virginia celebration at the end. Continue reading You Tube Channel Videos
Round 1 of the Pac-12 tournament in Vegas begins today with the 8th seed USC Trojans playing the 9th seed Arizona Wildcats. Both the Wildcats and the Trojans finished the Pac-12 season with an 8-10 record. These teams played only … Continue reading Arizona Vs. USC
It is the best of times. It is the worst of times. We’ve made it to the last game of the conference season intact–somewhat. Seedings and rankings and rivalries…oh my! No longer can we keep the Madness at bay. I … Continue reading Arizona St. vs. Arizona
It’s senior night in Eugene as the Arizona Wildcats try to build on their 3-game winning streak and thrilling victory over Oregon State on Thursday night. The Ducks are 7-8 in conference while the Cats have slipped back into the … Continue reading Arizona Vs. Oregon
The 7th place 7-8 Arizona Wildcats travel to Corvalis to play the 3rd place 9-5 Oregon State Beavers. The Wildcats recently ended their 7 game losing streak with two home wins against Cal and Stanford while the Beavers are coming … Continue reading Arizona Vs. Oregon St.
The 7-7 Stanford Cardinal (14-12 overall) play the 6-8 Arizona Wildcats (15-12 overall) tonight at McKale Center in Tucson. These teams played in January at Stanford and the Cats came away with a 75-70 win. Key Players for Stanford: #0 … Continue reading Stanford Vs. Arizona
The 0-13 Cal Golden Bears visit Tucson tonight to play the 5-8 Arizona Wildcats. The Wildcats are 14-12 overall and the Golden Bears are 5-20. Arizona hasn’t won a game since January 19th and Cal hasn’t won a game since … Continue reading Cal Vs. Arizona