The History of Basketball

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The History of Basketball

  1. 1. The History of Basketball By: Kyle Payne
  2. 2. The Inventor <ul><li>Dr. James Naismith </li></ul><ul><li>Born 1861 in Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Got the idea from a </li></ul><ul><li>childhood game </li></ul>
  3. 3. What he used <ul><li>2 peach baskets for goals </li></ul><ul><li>A soccer ball </li></ul><ul><li>Smallish space </li></ul>
  4. 5. Laced basketball
  5. 7. First basketball team
  6. 8. The rules <ul><li>Made 13 original rules </li></ul><ul><li>Most are still used today </li></ul><ul><li>Some changes made </li></ul>
  7. 9. Original Draft
  8. 10. Changes <ul><li>Size of teams on court </li></ul><ul><li>Time of game </li></ul><ul><li>Markings on court </li></ul>
  9. 11. Changes in the hoop
  10. 12. Standard Court
  11. 13. Tournaments <ul><li>Range from NBA down to little kids </li></ul><ul><li>Win best of 5 to move to next round </li></ul><ul><li>First tournament held in Kansas City </li></ul>
  12. 15. Michael Jordan <ul><li>One of the greatest players of all time </li></ul><ul><li>Hall of famer </li></ul><ul><li>Made outstanding plays </li></ul>
  13. 16. Larry Bird <ul><li>Legend of his time </li></ul><ul><li>Known as the “hick from French lick” </li></ul>
  14. 17. Dunks
  15. 18. Free Throw Line Dunks!
  16. 19. Behind the Back!!
  17. 20. Between the legs!!!
  18. 21. Over someone!!!!
  19. 22. Do the JOHN WALL!!!

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