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A Brief History of Basketball

Basketball is a sport of hitting the ball with the hands; It is a game where you shoot and score. whether in the playhouse or It is also a game that can be played in the field. It is played by throwing the ball into the property that is hard with a rope, like a skill in an iron ring.

History of Basketball vintage newspaper style.
History of Basketball

The game of basketball was invented in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. It was developed by Dr. James Naismith, a physical education instructor at A College. In the 16th century, the Mayan people in the state of Mexico did not play a game similar to today's basketball, but it was not as well-established as the game invented by Dr. Ney Smith. Playing basketball is a game that can only be played outdoors with people like soccer. It was born from the thought of developing a game that could not cause injury. When the game was invented, there was no limit to how many people would participate. Ball size and weight are not specified. Wine from the 1928 YMCA team has enacted the first 13 basketball rules. These games include YMCA secretaries who spread it around the world and found it more popular than expected. Now it is a game played by more than 20 million people in the world. A game that was intended to be played by a group of people in the playground has spread to the world and has become a game that is happily accepted by the majority of people. Not only that, but now it is a sport that has been included in the world Olympic Games. This game was introduced for the first time in the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany, where 20 countries competed and the United States won the first prize.

The basketball court determined by the Basketball Rules and Regulations Committee shall have a maximum width of 94 feet by 50 feet and a minimum width of 74 feet by 42 feet. In the middle of the top 2 sides of the playground, a large rectangular board was stuck and tied to a pole at a height of 9 feet from the ground. Each pipe is tied with a strong rope in the iron frame. The pipe is open vertically, and the top of the pipe is 10 feet from the ground.

The ball used in the game is an air-entrained rubber ball, like the one used in kicking soccer, and covered with leather on the outside. The ball is 29 to 30 inches in circumference and weighs 20 to 22 ounces. 13 pounds of air are injected into the ball.

In one game, 2 teams can compete and each side has 5 players. One each in the central circle in the middle of the field. 2 goalkeepers and 2 forwards. A team can have 5 players and 7 reserve players each, and they can play interchangeably. A participant must not carry the ball and run. Throwing the ball to each other, Tap, tap, send while running, Rolling. You have to play with absolutely no one-on-one fighting.

When playing basketball, each game is played for 40 minutes. After the first 20 minutes, there will be a 10-minute break, then the other side will play for another 20 minutes. This is according to the International Basketball Rules. The United States usually plays with 4 breaks every 10 minutes.

The game is between 2 people in the middle of the field, and the referee lifts the ball up only 2 yards. The 2 middle players jump to catch the falling ball, and the player who gets the ball has to send it to his member from the side of the goal. The side that has the ball tries to score and sends it to the rest of the team. To score is to shoot the ball into the hoop and make the ball fall through the hole. The number of goals in each side's match Or the team with the most points wins. 2 points for a simple goal and 1 point for a free kick. Let's enjoy playing the games as entertainment with a little awareness without harming ourselves. ACE Fair Games Union would like to thank everyone who visited the website and have a nice day.

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