All About Basketball By: Tanya Sylvester 09/24/04 1:00 PM Jennings
Facts on Basketball
Five players play at a time.
There is 1 point guard, 1 guard, 2 forwards, and 1 center.
Points can be scored by either a foul shot, 3-point shot or regular jump shot.
A regular shot is worth 2 points, a foul shot is 1 point, and a 3-pointer is 3 points.
During the game you are either playing offense or defense.
There are 4 quarters, with a half-time after 2 quarters.
The court is divided into 2 halves, each time shoots at one net & then switches after half-time.
How many quarters are there in a basketball game?
What is the amount of points a foul shot is worth?
How many players play during the game?
Awesome job, keep up the good work!
Good try, maybe next time!
Basketball is a fun and exciting game to play!
It keeps you in shape and makes you work hard!
It is a team sport so you are meeting lots of different people.
Remember go there with a positive attitude and just have fun!
My name is Tanya Sylvester and I am a junior here at Western. My major is elementary education, with a minor in physical education & early childhood development. I am a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority, where I currently hold the positions of secretary and athletics chair.