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  • 1. BasketballAround the World
  • 2. History of Basketball -Basketball was invented by James Naismith, a Canadian professor from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. -He invented this sport so his athletes had a way to stay active during the winter. -The first official game was played in the YMCA gymnasium on January 20, 1082. -The first game was played with 9 players and the final score was 1-0
  • 3. The National BasketballAssociation -The NBA is the most popular basketball league around the world -It was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946. -The first game played was the Toronto Huskies vs. The New York Knickerbockers -There were 17 teams when the league first started, but today there is 30 teams.
  • 4. International Basketball -Basketball has now become popular around the world -Tournaments such as The Olympics and the FIBA World Championship have become very important to countries. -Basketball is no longer an American sport.
  • 5. Power Houses Team USA is no longer the best team in the world. The Soviet Union was the dominant team in the USA until they broke up. For a while after that, Team USA has been the best in the world by far. Recently, countries have picked up their level of play and are now competing with the USA. Countries such as Spain, Argentina, and Greece are now playing at the same level as the Americans
  • 6. World ChampionsYear Event Gold Silver Bronze2008 Olympics USA Spain Argentina2006 FIBA Spain Greece USA2004 Olympics Argentina Italy USA2002 FIBA Yugoslavia Argentina Germany2000 Olympics USA France Lithuania
  • 7. International Players in theNBA -Today, there are more and more international players in the NBA. -At first, teams were hesitant to bring international players onto their teams because the style of play around the world is different than in the NBA. -Now the international style of play has influenced the style of the NBA.
  • 8. Percentage of InternationalPlayers in the NBA
  • 9. Referenceswww.nba.comwww.wikipedia.orgwww.fiba.com