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In case you haven’t heard, Zappos carries way more than shoes. But did you know we also carry sporting goods? Yup! Now you can get your budding athlete their sports gear along with their back-to-school clothes and shoes, all in one convenient place!
Imagine all the free time you’ll end up with for practices and cheering them on at their games!
As the purple and gold take the floor for another magical basketball season in pursuit of the championship, true fans can support their team and stay stylish at the same time with the help of Famous Stars & Straps. Pull off the throwback look in the Classick Stripe tee with the pinstriped Badge of Honor and team colors. Top it off with the Revolver New Era 59FIFTY® matching cap and you’ll be in the big leagues. There hasn’t been a duo this good since Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
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Getting the kids to do anything with the word exercise in it may be a chore for some. But if you incorporate fitness into fun activities it can be easier. A family basket shooting contest may be the tip off you need to get your family in shape.
Kids who enjoy basketball already will probably jump at the chance to play this game. Those who haven't played as much basketball may be equally excited because it's something different. The family needn't play the actual game of basketball if not everyone is game. However, this is a great way to incorporate family-friendly exercise. The goal here is to simply have a basket shooting contest. If any of the family members hasn't done this before, that person may want to practice shooting hoops prior to the game to make it fair. Materials needed are simply a basketball and a basketball hoop. If you don't have basketball hoop at your house, a local school, gym, or park should have one available.
For a less competitive version that works best with younger kids, simply pass the ball back and forth and take turns shooting baskets. Give each person a chance to shoot until they make a basket. To step up the competition a notch, play in the same manner, except limit the number of chances allowed before passing the ball. Plus, keep score and have a destination number that determines a winner. Even more competition might include allowing others to steal the ball. Then, of course, there is the actual game of basketball, with driveway or playground rules. There also is H-O-R-S-E, in which when one player makes a shot and others must try to imitate the shot, such as a hook shot or a bank shot.
This is a great activity that families can do after work and school, on the weekends, during breaks, and more. It doesn't take much time, but it's great for both fitness and fun. Because it's actually a game, kids can be open to the activity. The reaching and jumping actions work many muscles in the body. Then, if you add in running and other motions used, basketball can actually be a full body workout.
Zappos.com is very excited to announce that it is to be the official title sponsor of the West Coast Conference (WCC) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships. The three-year deal, effective through the 2011-12 season, marks the WCC’s first-ever title sponsorship.
In addition to its sponsorship, the WCC and Zappos.com will partner with Soles4Souls to challenge each West Coast Conference campus to collect the most shoes from December to the end of the conference basketball season. The gently used shoes will be distributed internationally through Soles4Souls to individuals in need.
New shoes, donated by Soles4Souls and Zappos.com, will be delivered to at-risk youth from the Clark County School District and the After School All-Star program in Las Vegas during the WCC Women’s Basketball Championship Final.
The WCC Basketball Championships are set to be played in Las Vegas for the next three years.
Rachael and Ray are usually seen running all around the Zappos office, delivering packages to everyone. The receiving department is constantly busy with deliveries, so when they have a few extra minutes, they like to enjoy a quick game of basketball.
Ray came up with a great contraption for their basketball hoop, and from the looks of things, Rachael is teaching him a thing or two about the game.
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