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  3. 3. History of Basketball<br />Basketball was invented <br />by James Naismith.<br />The first official game was played in the YMCA gymnasium on January 20, 1082.<br />
  4. 4. Women's basketball began in 1892 at Smith College by Senda Berenson<br />Basketball Hall of Fame founded<br />Development of equipment and technique<br />National championships:The most serious effort was the National Interscholastic Basketball Tournament at the University of Chicago from 1917 to 1930. <br />
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  6. 6. International Basketball<br />Basketball has now become popular around the world<br />Tournaments such as The Olympics and the FIBA World Championship have become very important to countries.<br />Basketball is no longer an American sport.<br />
  7. 7. Power Houses<br />Team USA is no longer the best team in the world.<br />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.<br />Recently, countries have picked up their level of play and are now competing with the USA.<br />Countries such as Spain, Argentina, and Greece are now playing at the same level as the Americans<br />
  8. 8. Basketball<br />Around the World<br />
  9. 9. The National Basketball Association<br />The NBA is the most popular basketball league around the world<br />It was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946.<br />The first game played was the Toronto Huskies vs. The New York Knickerbockers<br />There were 17 teams when the league first started, but today there is 30 teams.<br />
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  12. 12. World Champions<br />
  13. 13. International Players in the NBA<br />Today, there are more and more international players in the NBA. <br />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.<br />Now the international style of play has influenced the style of the NBA.<br />
  14. 14. Percentage of International Players in the NBA<br />
  15. 15. BasketBalls Greatest Players<br />Michael Jordan<br />
  16. 16. Wilt Chamberlain:<br />
  17. 17. Larry Bird<br />
  18. 18. Lisa Leslie<br />
  19. 19. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar<br />
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  22. 22. Knowledgeof thegame<br />
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  24. 24. Basketball Roles<br />Playing Roles<br />Guard<br />Centre<br />Forward<br />Non-playing Roles<br />Cheerleader<br />Coach<br />Timekeeper<br />Scorekeeper<br />Referee (2)<br />
  25. 25. PointGuard<br />
  26. 26. ShootingGuard<br />Creates a highvolume of shotsonoffense; guardstheopponent'sbestperimeterplayerondefense<br />
  27. 27. Small Forward<br />Oftenprimarilyresponsibleforscoringpointsviacutstothebasket and dribblepenetration; ondefenseseeksrebounds and steals, butsometimesplays more actively<br />
  28. 28. Power forward<br />
  29. 29. Center <br />
  31. 31. upcoming INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP - 2010<br />1. 11th SA Games scheduled to be held at Dhaka, Bangladesh from 29th January to 10th February, 2010.<br /> 2. 21st FIBA ASIA Champions Cup for Men scheduled to be held at Doha, Qatar from 22 to 30th May, 2010. <br />3. 20th FIBA ASIA U-18 Championship for Women scheduled to be held at Suratthani, Thailand from 23rd to 30th June, 2010.<br />4. 1st FIBA Commonwealth Basketball Championship for Men scheduled to be held at Bangalore, India from 3rd to 8th August, 2010.<br />5. 3rd FIBA ASIA Stankovic Cup scheduled to be held at Beirut, Lebanon from 7th to 15th August, 2010.<br /> 6. 1st FIBA ASIA U-18 Championship for Men scheduled to be held at Sana’a, Yemen from 22nd September to 1st October, 2010. <br />7. 16th Asian Games-(Basketball) scheduled to be held at Guangzhou, China from 12th to 27th November, 2010. <br />
  32. 32. “Sometimes a player's greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team.”<br />
  33. 33. AadityaGanjewarArjunAidasaniCherylFernandesRachana Gandhi<br />