January 29, 2019

Explain the Game: Expansion Draft

Every year, there is a draft in the NBA, where young players get the chance to be drafted by a team and have a shot […]
November 18, 2018

Explain the Game – Two-Way Contracts

After the end of the 2016-2017 season, the NBA made an important change in its rules. It was decided that the rosters of the NBA teams could be expanded from 15 to 17 spots per team.
April 13, 2018

Explain the Game – North Korean Basketball

Everyone knows North-Korea is different than most other countries. Even in sports, they tend to spin stories to make them look better. But did you […]
April 6, 2018

Explain the Game – Basquette

Have you ever heard of basquette? The last official game was played 25 years ago, but it was once a very popular girls’ sport in […]
March 16, 2018

Explain the Game – Pick-and-Roll

A Pick-and-Roll can be of great use in a game, one could even call it art. But, what exactly has to happen for a pick-and-roll […]
March 2, 2018

Explain the Game – NCAA Amateurism

This week, yet another scandal surrounding universities and college sports reached the surface. Yahoo! Sports published several documents about the FBI’s investigation of corruption in […]
February 23, 2018

Explain the Game: Time-Out

The time-out is an important part of the game. It’s the moment where the coach can put a new play into action, get the players’ […]
February 16, 2018

Explain the Game – Zone Defense

The zone defense is a common defensive style in basketball, but that wasn’t the case in the NBA. For years, zone defense wasn’t allowed. The […]
February 2, 2018

Explain the Game: Technical Fouls

Technical fouls almost seem like a normal part of the games in the NBA. But, the technical foul is nothing new, or recent, as Rasheed […]
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