Basketball is typically an indoor sport (but can be played outdoors) played with 2 hoops and a ball. Each team can have 5 players on the court at once and the goal is to try and get the basketball in the hoop (score) as many times as possible, while limiting that amount of times your opposition scores. The fundamental skills of basketball are dribbling, passing, and shooting, as well as, running and jumping.
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Introduction to Basketball. This beginner's guide to basketball will give you quick and easy-to-follow explanations on rules, basic moves, and gear recommendations to prepare you for the court. Basketball Contests That Will Add Life to your Everyday Practices.
The Rules. Basketball is a team sport. Two teams of five players each try to score by shooting a ball through a hoop elevated 10 feet above the ground. The game is played on a rectangular floor called the court, and there is a hoop at each end. The court is divided into two main sections by the mid-court line.
Basketball was introduced in France in 1893, in England in 1894, in Australia, China, and India soon thereafter, and in Japan in 1900. While basketball helped swell the membership of YMCAs because of the availability of their gyms , within five years the game was outlawed by various associations because gyms that had been occupied by classes of 50 or 60 members were now monopolized by only 10 to 18 players.
Basketball is the best sport in the nation. It was created by a Canadian man named James Naismith and he was a PE teacher.The first basketball goals were peach baskets and they played in cages made of chicken wire and mesh.
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The Lincoln High School basketball players are introduced prior to the Railers' 57-34 win over Lanphier on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
16 Best Basketball Songs. This list was a real surprise. When I first started hunting down basketball songs I had a couple in mind that I really loved, but the further I went I discovered several songs that I recognized but had never really thought of as songs about basketball.
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