Three years later, Naismith contacted A.G. Spalding & Bros. and requested that their factory should produce a new ball specifically for basketball. Factory-produced molded basketballs with consisten... ... middle of paper ... ...personal fouls, and when a team scores the other team gets possesion of the ball. In the season of 1988-89 there was a rule change that changed the number of referees officiating games was increased from two to three. In the 1992-93 season a rule was made that when the basketball hit the rim the 24-second clock would reset. The season of 2004-05 new rules were introduced for hand checking, calling defensive three seconds and clarifying blocking fouls.
History of Basketball “According anywhere from Australia to the United States and everywhere in between the game of basketball is played.” (Faurschou, “History of basketball”). The game is played anywhere where you can get a ball and something to throw the ball through. “G.L Pierce patented basketball on June 25, 1929.” (Bellis, “Basketball-James Naismith”). Basketball became an official Olympic sport in the 1936 game. “Both the Aztecs and the Mayans had a version of the game of basketball.
Basketball was invented in 1891 by a man named James Naismith and the first game was played in December 1891. Basketball was named an Olympic sport in 1936. Two leagues called the National Basketball League (NBL) and the Basketball Association of America (BAA) merged after the 1948-49 season to become today’s National Basketball Association (NBA). The NBA was formed in 1949. The American Basketball Association (ABA) was a 10-team rival league to the NBA that began to play in the 1967-68 season but unfortunately folded nine years later in the 1975-76 season.
(Wei Jian): How NBA started NBA, it’s a short form for National Basketball Association and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.The league was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). The league adopted the name National Basketball Association on August 3, 1949, after absorbing the rival National Basketball League(NBL). (Lemuel):Teams in the NBA league. Eastern Conference -Boston Celtics,Brooklyn Nets,New York Knicks,Philadelphia 76ers,Toronto Raptors. Central Conference-Chicago Bulls,Cleveland Cavaliers,Detroit Pistons,Indiana Pacers,Milwaukee Bucks.
A way to deal with all of these problems is to not draft out of high school just draft players out of college. Players with college experience are ready for the NBA they know what’s its going to be like and have learned valuable skills to help the cope with the new life. Most people feel that the players will become ... ... middle of paper ... ...r_stats.html). Ray Allen was drafted out of Connecticut by the Seattle Supersonics in the 96-97 season. He started81 games and played 82 games, and in that season he averaged 13.4 points per game ("NBA.com."
Christian Laettner was second in line, he was drafted 3rd overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1992, and recently retired in 2005 with the Miami Heat. Laettner wasn?t the only player from the 1992 championship team to branch off into the NBA Grant Hill came right behind him in 1994, when he became the 3rd overall pick in the NBA draft, after being drafted by the Detroit Pistons he was traded to the Orlando Magic, and still plays with them. In 1999 Coach K sent out his 1st, number one overall pick, when Elton Brand was drafted by the Chicago Bulls. Brand was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers in 2001, and is considered one of the NBA?s best players. In 2001 Shane Battier won the College Player of the Year award, he also earned the 6th overall pick in the draft by the Memphis Grizzlies, he now plays for the Houston Rockets.
The change that had the biggest impact on how basketball is played was the introduction of the three-point line. The three-point line started out as an experiment in college basketball in 1980 and was later adopted as a concrete part of the game later on that year. High school, college, and pro basketball leagues adopted the three-point line and how the game is played has been forever changed by the addition of the three-point line. The first game where players were played to play took place on 11/7/1896 at the Masonic Temple, in downtown Trenton. From there leagues where players were paid to play began to develop.
Volleyball The sport of volleyball was created by a man named William G. Morgan of Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1895. Morgan was a physical education teacher at the YMCA and called it "mintonette". It was an indoor or outdoor pastime that had characteristics of both handball and tennis. The first rules were written down by Morgan himself. He wrote that the game called for a 6 foot 6 inch net and a court of 25x50 feet.
The formation of the National Basketball Association (NBA) was created on August 3, 1949. This was due to the merger of the National Basketball League (NBL) and the Basketball Association of America (BAA). The NBA teams actually played against the American Basketball Association (ABA) for nine years until the ABA folded. Four teams from the ABA are actually part of the NBA today- Indiana, Denver, New York, and San Antonio. The NBA began to become a widely popular league and is known for having some of the best players known today.
For Naismith and his new game basketball it was just the beginning. After a year basketball was first played in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1892. After time passed basketball was becoming advanced with new metal hoops also attachments like nets and backboards. It wasn’t the old fruit basket game anymore it got so advanced that in 1946 specifically June 6, 1946 basketball had its own league the BAA (Basketball Association of America) later changed to NBA (National Basketball Association in 1949. Until this point in time where basketball got its own league, basketball was played in colleges, schools, and for fun.