Basketball -is a team sport in which two teams of five players try to score points by throwing or "shooting" a ball through the top of abasketball hoop while following set of rules. This is one of the worlds mostpopular and widely viewedsports. 
History of BasketballBasketball was invented inDecember 1891 by the Canadianclergyman, educator, andphysician James Naismith.By 1897-1898, teams of fivebecame standard.
In the N.B.A., the court is 94 feet by 50 ft(28.65 m by 15.24 m).International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 28m by 15 m (91feet10.4cm by 49feet2.6cm) National federations 26 m by 14 mA high school court is slightly smaller84feet by 50feet and some elementaryschools have courts measuring 74feet x 42feet.
Standard size of abasketball in the is 29.5inches(75 cm) circumference.
Shooting is the act ofattempting to score points bythrowing the ball through thebasket.
A pass is a method of moving the ball betweenplayersChest Pass- the ball is passed directly from the passers chest to thereceivers chestBounce pass- the passer bounces the ball crisply about two-thirds ofthe way from his own chest to the receiver.Overhead pass -is used to pass the ball over a defender. The ball isreleased while over the passers head.Outlet pass- occurs after a team gets a defensive rebound. The nextpass after the rebound.No-look pass.Behind-the-back pass