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Origin of sport

  • Basketball was originated in 1891 in Springfield Massachusetts.
  • A minister named James Naismith was assigned to teach a physical education class at a Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) training school.

Origin pt.2

  • It was used for a winter sport. James Naismith invented Basketball because they needed a sport to play indoors for the winter because it was too cold to play baseball or football outside.

How to play basketball

  • You play on a surface called a Court with 2 symmetrical halves, both consisting of a basket or net on each end.
How to play Basketball pt.2: The tallest players are usually allocated Centre position, and they are usually available to rebound both defensively and offensively as well as being the best player for tip off. The next tallest players are usually Forwards and the fastest of these are called Power forwards. The smallest players are called Guards who are usually the quickest, both physically and mentally and who co-ordinate all the plays laid down by the coach of the team.

Perfect shape for basketball:

  • Many basketball players do daily workouts to be in shape.
  • They do 21 cones-shooting drill, chase down layups-shooting drill, dribble knockout-dribbleing drill etc to practice on their skills

Basketball shape pt.2:

  • Basketball players and soccer players have similar workouts to be in shape.
  • They go for runs and do a lot of lifting weights in the gym.

Famous Basketball players:

  • As most people know about the worlds trends then we all know about the famous basketball players who once were trending and are trending now
  • Michael Jordan who we know was the chicago bulls most known basketball player

Famous Basketball players pt.2:

  • Another famous basketball player who is famous nowadays is Stephen Curry


  • Equipment needed will be a Basketball ball, a hoop

Basketball Equipment pt.2

  • Other equipment needed will be: a team, Jerseys and a rule book

Rules of basketball:

  • Two teams of five players each try to score by shooting a ball through a hoop elevated 10 feet above the ground.

Rules of basketball pt.2

  • The game is played on a rectangular floor called the court and there is a hoop at each end in which players are trying to score on

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