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10 Ways to Tell You Might Be a Rezballer!

Do you think you’re a rezballer, or are you just not 100 percent sure you are, either way here’s 10 wasy to tell that you might be a RezBaller.

Chances are if you even clicked the link to read this article – you just might be a rezballer. You know what we’re talking about – balling on the rez. You might even have a basketball tucked under your other arm as you are reading this article, you’ve got your basketball shoes on and you’re ready for a game right now.

But for those who may not be 100 percent convinced they’re a true rez basketball player, and may want to know if they qualify as a true rezballer – here are 10 ways to tell – you might be a rezballer!

You’ve talked about Shoni or Jude Schimmel at least once a week for several years now

Before Shoni even dribbled and shot her way into the WNBA with her sister Jude following fast behind, you’ve been talking about her NCAA matchups and games with the Louisville Cardinals as part of the Schimmel Sister power-up team! If you are all about some Shoni and Jude – You are most likely a rezballer!

Judi and Shoni Schimmel

If you’ve salivated over Nike N7 Kicks

While most ballers might be wishing they could get the latest LeBron kicks, you know you’ve been looking at the Nike N7 website like, “I’m gonna get me some of those!” But seriously, if you looked at those N7’s with a wishful eye, you are a kickin’ rezballer!

Judi and Shoni Schimmel

If you wear your trunks under your jeans…just in case

Native #’s on Twitter dropped this diamond. If you wear your trunks under your jeans just in case there might be a quick game of pick up – you are DEFINITELY a rezballer!

If you grew up learning to dribble on hard packed dirt

Chances are, if you learned to dribble your ball on hard packed dirt while having to kick small rocks out of the way, you can be sure that you are most likely a rezballer.


If “Out of Bounds” is where the grass is growing

Jeremy Fultz on twitter dropped this one – and brother you called it right. If “Out of Bounds” is where the grass is growing and the playing field is the previously mentioned hard-packed dirt – You are most surely a rezballer.

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If you post rezballer type Social Media Posts or use the Hashtag #BallisLife

If you are a rezballer, social media sure knows about it. Whether your social media name on Twitter contains RezBaller in it, you post rezballer type pictures on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or Google+, or you use the hashtag #BallisLife – chances are good you are a RezBaller. And to you Kota Snowfall who told us #BallisLife while posting a RezBaller pic on Instagram – you are a REZBALLER!


You’ve lost skin on clay or gravel while playing on a goal that’s tied to a pole

Considering Todd Mahooty on twitter sent us this one – we respond with this…Todd, only someone who could describe this in one sentence such as you did – could be a rezballer.

Hoopedia, Hoosierhistorian

Basketball Court, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

If you recognize names like Shoni and Jude Schimmel, Richard Dionne, Kenny Dobbs, Ryneldi Becenti, Cliff Johns and Tahnee Robinson

If you instantly recognize most or all of these great Native champion basketball players and Hall of Famers that have championship rings, trophies and sportsmanship awards galore and strive to reach such heights in your own career – you are a REZBALLER!

Tahnee Robinson drives to the hoop

When your layup and deep three shots all go to the same shooting percentage

Izzy Yasana on twitter gave us this one. It doesn’t matter where you take the shot, there is not a separate percentile for the types of shots you take – you don’t get a three-pointer percentile in REZBALL! What are you thinking!

Tahnee Robinson drives to the hoop

If you are going to share this article with all of your rezball buds

If you know you are already going to share this one, because they need some rezball schooling from you and you got all the game that they wish they had – YOU ARE DEFINTIELY A REZBALLER!