History of basketball
By: Maryking Jackson
How was it created?
Rules and Regulationsof the game
Some of the personal penalties are
- flagrant foul
-goaltending ( where the ball has touched the backboard and the defense blocks the shot)
Harry "bucky" Lew
Harry Lew was the first African American basketball player to play the game professionally. The Lew family is also well-known for fighting racial equality. He played at the YMCA as a youth and at 18 played with the Pawtucketville athletic club in the New England Professional Basketball League.
Michael Jordan is s former basketball player who led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA championships and won the most valuable player award five times.
Basketball icon Larry Bird won three MVP awards and three NBA championships during his 13 year career with the Boston Celtics.