GRANDPAS

Meet The 78-Year Old Man Who Coached His Grandson’s Basketball Team To The State Tournament

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When his grandson needed a coach for his high school basketball team, Mike Carrico dropped everything and led them to the state tourney.

#FLORIDA

Meet Tacko Fall, The Tallest High School Basketball Player In The World

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Billed as 'The World's Tallest High School Basketball Player,' Tacko Fall has a highlight reel that shows him dunking on everyone in his way.

HANDICAPS

Stop Everything And Watch A One-Armed Basketball Player Shut Down His Opponent ‘The Fugitive’-Style

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Geno Policicchio, a 1 armed basketball player from Michigan, pulled a behind-the-back move on his opponent in one of the coolest moments you'll see today.

local news

Rival High School Basketball Teams Squashed Their Beef Long Enough To Honor An Injured Player

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Two rival high school basketball coaches came up with a pretty great plan to honor a player who suffered a career-ending injury.

BASKETBALL

A Teen With Terminal Cancer Used Her Make-A-Wish Request On A New Scoreboard For Her School

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When the Make-A-Wish Foundation tried to fulfill a young Utah girl's wish, she used it to get her school's basketball team a new scoreboard.

BASKETBALL

The Philadelphia 76ers Signed Kevin Grow, The 3-Point Phenom With Down Syndrome

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Kevin Grow, the Pennsylvania high school basketball manager with Down syndrome, has been signed to a two-day contract by the Philadelphia 76ers.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Video Of The Year Nominee: A High School Senior With Down Syndrome Drains Four 3-Pointers

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The Bensalem High School basketball team let a boy with Down syndrome play and he drained some three-pointers while the crowd went crazy.

child prodigies

Meet Jaden Newman, The 9-Year Old Girl Who Can Whoop Your Butt In Basketball

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Following in her brother Julian's footsteps, 9-year old Jaden Newman is becoming a star on the basketball court and the Internet.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

A High School Basketball Team In Pennsylvania Has Four Sets Of Twins

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The Allderdice High School varsity basketball team has four sets of twins on its roster, making the Dragons a real life Disney sports movie.

College Basketball

Grayson Allen Won A Dunk Contest By Jumping Over Four Tall Guys

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Duke commit Grayson Allen won a Myrtle Beach dunk contest by clearing four 6-foot-8 players in a single dunk.

BAD COACHES

This Just In: Biting One Of Your Players On The Face Will Cost You A Coaching Job

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A girls' basketball coach in Mississippi resigned from his career of 38 years after he reportedly bit one of his players on the face in a game last week.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

With Leather’s Watch This: Be Careful Out There, Guys Who Wear Hilarious Costumes

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Another gem from our <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/videos/2013/08/banana-mans-slip-n-slide-fail/" target="_blank">stellar UPROXX video collection</a>, this video shows us a gentleman named Banana Man, who turns this little strip of water and rocks into his very own Slip N Slide.

BASKETBALL

Check Out LeBron James’ High School Stats

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This is a few days (and years, if you’re a stickler for details) old, but the folks over at LeBronJames.

BASKETBALL

Andrew Wiggins’ Reverse 360 Through-The-Legs Dunk

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The #1 high school basketball player in the world shows his athleticism at the McDonald's All-American dunk contest.

FAIL

Basketball Celebration Gone Wrong

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There's a reason the celebratory Gatorade bath is only used in football.

BASKETBALL

And Now, The ‘Harlem Shaq’

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For 'Gangnam Style,' it was Jimmy Johnson.

Sports

High School Basketball Player Brings Down Hoop

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Dexter Sienko brings down the entire basket support system with a big baseline dunk in the Washington State 2B State Tournament.

ANDY RICHTER

Conan O'Brien Lost A Game Of One-On-One To An 11-Year Old

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If you haven't heard of him already, this is Julian Newman.

CRAZY STUNTS

The High School Basketball Fire Dunk, Another Great Idea From Florida

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When I was in high school, our basketball games and assemblies began with our principal delivering a dry speech about school spirit and sportsmanship, followed by our sub-par cheerleaders making vague "woo" gestures while a bunch of gangly jerks tried to dribble from the entrance to center-court without losing it or hurting themselves.


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