#Basketball

#Basketball

Basketball is a team sport in which two teams are playing with five players on each side. Shooting a basketball 9.4 inches into a hoop, mounted 10 feet to a backboard ay each end. A field goal is 2 points, the team with the most points at the end of the game is the winning team. You are not allowed to bounce the ball while you are running or passing to a teammate. The other team are allowed to take the ball from the dribbler, intercept passes or a block shot. The five players are falling in playing positions, the tallest player is usually the center. The best ball handlers are the shooting guard and point guard.

 

History

 

Basketball was originally played with a soccer ball. These round balls were made with a set of laces to close the hole needed for inserting the inflatable bladder. Peach baskets were used in 1906 then they replace them with metal hoops and backboard. When a player gets the ball in the metal hoop then the team get a point. Football was being played by 10 players, when the winter come they were taken indoor. They split the team into 5 players on each side. There were hundreds of men basketball teams in town. Players jumped from team to team

 

Playing regulations

The game is played in four quarters of 12 minutes, then you get 15 min halve time break. Five players of each team can be on the court at one time. Each team also have a coach who sees the strategies of the team. Each team also have a doctors, trainers and managers. Their standards uniforms consists of a pair of shoes, shorts and a jersey with a visible number. Players wear high-top sneakers to protect their ankle support.  The game is controlled by the consisting of the referee. In collages or in high schools they have three referees on the court. The table officials are responsible of keeping track to team scoring.

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Violations

The ball may be advance by being passed between players, rolled or dribble. The ball must stay within the court, the last teams to touch the ball before it travels out. The ball is out of bounce if it touches a boundary line or a any player. Within n dribble the player are not allowed to touch the ball with both hands. The players are not allow to kick the ball or be struck with a fist. There are limits imposed on the taken before the ball past halfway.

 

Fouls

One point is awarded for making a free throw, which is attempted from a line 15 feet from the basket. The referee is judging whether contact is illegal. The fouls can vary between games and referees. There is a second category of fouls called the technical fouls, which may be charged for various rules. If a team exceeds a certain limit of team fouls in a given period the opposing team is awarded one or two free throws. After a team has committed a number of fouls, the other team is said to be “in the bonus”.