NBA Assists Ain’t What They Use To Be

Nikola Jokic and NBA Assists

Nikola Jokic produced the fastest Triple Double in history. Graphic & Photo courtesy ESPN.

The game of basketball is constantly evolving in terms of rules, game strategy and the skill-sets / physical attributes the players bring to the court. This means you’re never far away from reading an article or online debate about whether ‘Old Skool’ NBA was better than today’s game. The simple answer? It’s like comparing apples and oranges – it just can’t be done objectively. Every era has its own hardwood legends and each style of ball has its own pros and cons, but at the end of the day it’s still the game we all love – Basketball Is Life!

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Which Socks Rocks – Strideline or Stance?

The Baller Store Basketball Socks

With all the advancements in manufacturing technology and sports science, today’s athletes are like finely tuned machines. But it’s on the exterior where huge leaps are being made. While at first you may think basketball shoe design, the use of compression sleeves on arms and legs or even KT Tape worn by NBA basketball stars such as James Harden, the reality is you probably haven’t given much consideration to socks! If you’re like most people, then you probably just grab the nearest 3 pack at the $1 shop. It might save a few bucks at the time, but chances are they’ll fall apart after a single wash and you’ll be right back where you began.

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Senaptec, Mitchell & Ness, KT TAPE and more

Mitchell and Ness Swingman Jerseys

Here at The Baller Store we’re always on the lookout for new, high-end gear, which is why we’re excited to announce 3 new brands into the fold – Senaptec, Mitchell & Ness (coming soon) and KT Tape.

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Golden State and Cleveland tip off the Finals and it’s glorious

Golden State Steph Curry and Lebron James

Steph Curry, left, and LeBron James will meet in the Finals for the third straight year after having each won once. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ignore the haters and just appreciate basketball between two high quality teams. We’ve got a bunch of great articles for you to sift through as Part III of the Golden State – Cleveland Trilogy is going to be an epic.

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Zamst A2-DX Ankle Brace: The Glass Ankle Saviour

Steph Curry Zamst A2-DX Ankle Brace

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors has worn Zamst Ankle Braces for a while now. Photo courtesy Keith Allison.

Through roughly 23 years of basketball I hadn’t had a single ankle injury. Sure I’d been through 2 knee reconstructions and an arthroscopy to clear out cartilage from a torn meniscus, but ankles? Nah they were bulletproof. Oh how wrong I was.

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Game of Zones – S4:E1 ‘KD’s Summer Odyssey’

Russell Westbrook Game of Zones

It’s early summer as Kevin of Durant bids farewell to his friends in Oka’Homa and heads off to test the market, meanwhile House Cavaliers receives ominous news whilst celebrating their championship. Game of Zones is back!

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Superman Returns Home

Dwight Howard Press Conference Atlanta Hawks

An emotional Dwight Howard at the official press conference announcing his decision to return home and sign for the Atlanta Hawks. Photo courtesy Brant Sanderlin/AJC.

The Atlanta Hawks deeply craved that coveted superstar free agent signing. In recent times, they have managed some very good free agent signings, with some going on to become All-Stars. They have also managed to turn some average role-player-type free agents into very good NBA basketballers and multi-millionaires.

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