By:Zane Klish

What is Basketball?

Basketball (NBA) is a very famous sport that a lot of people watch.In Basketball (NBA) the court is quite large,it is a 94 by 50 foot court,and also a good Basketball court usually has polished wood and smooth floor.In Basketball (NBA) an actual basketball goal is raised 10 feet of the ground and has a backboard that is 6 by 3.5 feet wide to support the ball into the goal.When Basketball teams play against each other you have to have atleast 5 players to play a game,but usually teams have 12-16 players.The objective of the game is to score more points than the other team in 4 quarters or 1 hour and a half.There are a certain amount of points you can score when you make a shot,if you make a shot behind the 3 point line its 3 points,in front of the 3 point line is 2 points and if you get fouled and make a shot its 1 point.
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This is a picture of Stephen Curry NBA All-Star,who plays on the "Warriors".

Important Facts Of Basketball

Typically in basketball before a game you should stretch and do warm ups for ex. you should always practice lay ups,defense drills (plays),shooting drills,ball handling drills, and always stretch before a game so you don't get hurt.In basketball (NBA) you should and always will have to eat healthy so you get nutrition and vitamins you need,and also you need to drink a lot of water each day,and MAYBE a soda once a week.When you play basketball (NBA) you must be very strong and tough but,also mentally tough.To play basketball (NBA) you must have very good grades and no failing classes or no bad reputations.