The History of basketball By: Wyatt tannaci

The creator of the game of basketball was named James Naismith he created the game of basketball because the boys needed a sport for the winter so they would get out of shape and fat.

The NBA is the pro league of basketball it is called the national basketball association, it was established on June 6, 1946 in New York NY. It was passed by the BAA, basketball association of America. The leagues name was adopted from the national basketball league, (NBL), on August 3, 1949.

The first NBA game was played on November 1, 1947 during the inarguable game between the New York Knickerbockers and the Toronto Huskies, Ossier Schectman of the New York Knicks scored the first points in NBA history.

The rules that you need to follow when your on the court playing for the NBA are Players, substitutes, teams and teammates. ...

Shot clock and time limits. ...

Fouls, free throws and violations. ...

Equipment. ...

Officiating and procedures. ...

International Rules of Basketball. ...

References.

The NBA today has 30 teams competing against each other there are 12 minute quarters that they play and it is very competitive. At the end of the season there is the finals witch is the championships. They have all star games and exec..

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Created with images by chillihead - "Basketball" • JefferyTurner - "Basketball Shadows" • BikepackingPhilippines - "2010 NBA Finals Logo Patches" • Idearriba - "basketball basket" • USAG-Humphreys - "ESPN Armed Forces Classic - Game Day - U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, South Korea - 9 Nov. 2013" • djanimal - "2015 NBA Finals Game 2"

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