Janeth Hernandez


Basketball is a team sport. Started in 1891, Springfield, Massachusetts. James Naismith was looking for a way to keep his students busy inside a gym while a cold season. They use a peach basket, and also a bladder.The game is between 40 and 48minutes long. Also, 4 quarters or 2 halves , the times rans out every time they do a timeouts, fouls, and bounds. Only five players from each team can play. If you shot the ball from the 3 pointer-line the score is 3 points. If you shot infront of the 3pointer-line is 2points. If you shot a free throw is worth 1 point.

Things changed over time...

James Naismith invented basketball by using a peach basket and a blade ball. Now at days, they use a basketball court it has a way for the ball to come down to the floor and the board to bounce it back to the players. Also, they don't use bladder now it has a hard part and the most known brand of the basketball is Wilson.

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Rules Of Basketball

Two teams of 5 players each try to score by shooting a ball through a hoop elevated 10 fleets above. The court is divided into 2 main parts. Game is played on a rectangle floor. Once the offensive team gets the offensive team gets ball over the mid courtliness, no longer can be passes ion of the area in back of the line.