Courts of the World’s (COTW) Ryan O’Leary was recently a guest on Hoopsology. The newest member of the team talks about what drew him to basketball, the origins of the website, finding the best basketball courts in town, and the new partnership with FIBA.Continue reading “COTW’s Ryan O’Leary Featured on Hoopsology”
Looking for a place to hoop? Then you are in the right place. Welcome to Belgrade, Serbia the land of basketball. Welcome to the city where the winners are born. Welcome to the city of two fearless rivals, Crvena Zvezda and Partizan. Welcome to Kalemegdan, the cradle of Serbian basketball, and our featured “must hoop” basketball court.Continue reading “Must Hoop : Kalemegdan in Belgrade, Serbia”
A basketball in hand, the hoop in my sight, and the breeze of the day to carry me forward. Call it “The beauty of the outdoor basketball court”. You know that feeling when you shoot the ball and hear the “swish!” sound repeatedly? It truly is second to none, isn’t it? (first is hearing the same sound in NBA 2K). You feel like your favourite player on the outside court, you know, the Steph Currys, Lebron James, maybe even a Giannis for you lanky athletic people out there. When we are outside we have the complete freedom to leave out all there on the court (literally) time and time again.Continue reading “The Beauty of Outdoor Basketball”
If there is one streetball court that stands above the rest, it is legendary Holcombe Rucker Park, or most commonly known as just “Rucker Park.” We feature the court as a “must hoop” for all basketball players.Continue reading “Must Hoop : Rucker Park in New York City”
The outdoor basketball court. We have mapped over 35,000 of them, and you’ll find them in every city and town in America. You’ll find them all over the world, too. But, what makes a basketball court great?Continue reading “What Makes a Basketball Court Great?”
Growing up as a kid loving the game of basketball, I got well acquainted with outdoor courts. Where I’m from, and many other places around the world, the playing courts are known as the locations for competitive competitions to take place. These competitions can mean and translate to much more than just a simple basketball game. They create a place for community and friendships, as well as present struggles such as adversity and hardships, that help build both physical and mental toughness. I have learned many great qualities from growing up on outdoor courts that still apply to my game today. And there are thousands of NBA players that also have the same testament.
Now, I have grown up and I’m currently playing professional basketball which has enabled me to travel around the world and see many different basketball courts and arenas.Continue reading “Must Hoop : Titan Love Court in Manila, Philippines”