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  • Basketball: Basketball And The Life Of Basketball

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    Basketball was born in 1891 in the United States, specifically at the University of YMCA, Springfield (Massachusetts), where they studied the career of Physical Education and taught practical courses in athletics, rugby, cycling and gymnastics. James Naismith, professor of Physical Education, wanted to create a team sport that could be practiced in the gym during the winter cold. After analyzing the sports that were practiced at that time, such as rugby, football, baseball, etc., he wrote eleven

  • The Game Of Basketball: Basketball Vs. Basketball

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    than the sound of a basketball makes when it swishes in the net, or the feeling of a basketball on your fingertips. Little did i know when i walked on the basketball court, for the first time i would gain a whole new perspective about me and life. The game of the sport will forever change my life for the better. To me basketball isn’t just a sport to me, but an outlet from outside trouble, the struggles, and a place where i can have fun and be stress free. Without basketball i wouldn’t be the person

  • Basketball

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    Playing basketball professionally is a career that requires intense training, provides opportunities for travel, and can pay a large amount of salary. Basketball players train intensely by spending many hours in the gym working out. Because professional basketball players compete worldwide, this career involves a great deal of travel. In addition, professional basketball players gain millions of dollars annually. Being a professional basketball player requires intense training. Players have to practice

  • Basketball

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    The History Of Basketball: Then and Now Many of us know of the fun game of basketball, the object of the game is to basically run up and down the court and shoot the ball, and block the other team when they try to score. Whichever team has the most points at the end of the game is the winner. According to Bran Faurschou’s article, “ NBA Hoops Online” Basketball was invented in 1891 by, Dr. James Naismith. He was a physical education instructor. Back then the game of basketball was a little bit

  • Basketbal Basketball: Basketball In The Game Of Basketball

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    Basketball is a sport that was discovered on December 1st, 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts. James Naismith was the first to discover this sport by hanging two half-bushel peach baskets at the opposite ends of the gymnasium. There are ten players on the court at all times. Five from the home team, five from the away team try to compete to see who can score the most baskets/ points in 32 minutes. When basketball was first brought upon, 300 million people found it enjoying to play. Today, in 2017

  • Comparing Basketball And Basketball

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    Comparing and Contrast Final Basketball and baseball may appear to be completely different sports however, both are built on sportsmanship and a touch of shared history. While there are obvious differences between these two sports, they are more similar than they may appear. While basketball and baseball are two different sports these two sports play different with their height and weight can significantly influence success in sport depending on how the design of the sport is linked to factors that

  • Basketball

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    James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant, some of the most talented athletes to walk the earth. These men don’t play soccer or baseball, they play basketball. Basketball, some call it the sport of legends others say the game of kings, still others say it’s boring, but really no one likes those people, and no one ever will. This is the origin of the game of basketball. On November 6, 1861 the great James Naismith was born in Ontario, Canada to Mr. and Mrs. John and Margaret Naismith. As a child James wasn’t

  • Basketball

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    Basketball is a sport that has changed in various ways since its invention in 1891. It has evolved and expanded across the United States and across the world. Although it has had its ups and downs basketball is still a sport that is enjoyed by over 250 million people in this world. Today it is one of the biggest sports known and it continues to grow every year with new players bringing new styles and competition. The changes throughout the history of basketball can be shown through its origin, how

  • Basketball

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    Basketball An out-line of the event or sport A brief out line of basketball is it is a game played with a pumped round ball between two teams of five players each on a rectangular court. In professional or minor competition basketball is usually played indoors, but it does not need to be. Each team tries to score by shooting the ball through the other teams goal at each end of the court, above their heads. The goal is a round hoop and net called a basket. The team scoring the most such throws

  • Basketball

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    Basketball Basketball was created a simple game. The primary objective was to place a ball, without dribbling, into a peach basket. However, like Darwin's theory of man, basketball has evolved into the most exciting exhibition of athletic ability. Basketball has seen many rule changes, because of the increasing ability of the players. Basketball is a melting pot, where black, white, and European people excel. This is a sport that is color-blind. This sport requires complete control over one's body