Basketball

By Miles Phillips

The ball span in the air traveling towards the basket. When the clock hit zero the ball rolled around for 3 seconds, finally it fell in. Basketball is the most exciting sport in America.
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What year did basketball start?

It started in Springfield Massachusetts by DR. James Naismith. It had 11 teams: Boston Celtics Chicago Stags, Cleveland Rebels, Detroit Falcons, New York Knickerbockers, Philadelphia Warriors, Pittsburgh Ironmen, Providence Steamrollers, ST. Louis Bombers, Toronto Huskies, and Washington Capitals.
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The 3 pointer

The 3 pointer was invented in 1979. (23' 9" from the basket). Chris Ford (Boston Celtics) The NBA three-point line is lengthened to its original distance of 23 feet, 9 inches (except in the corners, where the distance remains 22 feet).Three-point field goal is introduced at 19-feet, 9-inches.NBA shortens their three-point line to a uniform 22 feet from the basket.
First 3-Point Shot (Sports Trivia)

Positons and Rules

The positions are: Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward, power forward, and Center. The rules are: Fouls hitting ,pushing, slapping, holding, and illegal picks. Foul Penalties Free throws, inbounds, one&one ten fouls, charging,blocking,flagrant foul, intentional foul ,and technical fouls Turnovers: traveling, carrying, double dribble, held ball, goaltending, backcourt violation, and time restrictions

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The Lost Dunks - Basketball Documentary