<ul><li>By: Luis Jimenez </li></ul><ul><li>November 3,2010 </li></ul>
<ul><li>Basketball is a sport, which is played with a leather ball and two baskets. </li></ul><ul><li>It involves dribblin...
<ul><li>Dr. James Naismith   is the person known world-wide as the inventor of basketball.  </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Cana...
<ul><li>There many rules in basketball. </li></ul><ul><li>There are: </li></ul><ul><li>Violations </li></ul><ul><li>Fouls,...
<ul><li>On basketball you can get 3-points shooting behind the three point arc. </li></ul><ul><li>Anything inside the thre...
<ul><li>The courts dimensions depend on the level of competition. </li></ul><ul><li>The courts is smaller for High School,...
<ul><li>Many of the Greatest Basketball Players come out of the NBA. </li></ul><ul><li>Some are like Michael Jordan, Wilt ...
 
<ul><li>The NBA ( National Basketball Association) is one of the most popular league in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>It is...
<ul><li>I wasn’t a person who was into basketball my early years, but I decided to try-out with my friends on our freshmen...
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Basketball

  1. 1. <ul><li>By: Luis Jimenez </li></ul><ul><li>November 3,2010 </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Basketball is a sport, which is played with a leather ball and two baskets. </li></ul><ul><li>It involves dribbling, running, passing, shooting, and jumping </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Dr. James Naismith is the person known world-wide as the inventor of basketball. </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Canada in 1861. </li></ul><ul><li>He got the concept from a childhood game he called duck-on-a-rock. </li></ul><ul><li>He moved to Springfield, Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>The reason he invented the sport was because he wanted to created a game for the students to play inside because of the Winter. </li></ul><ul><li>The first game was played with a soccer ball and two peach baskets used as goals </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>There many rules in basketball. </li></ul><ul><li>There are: </li></ul><ul><li>Violations </li></ul><ul><li>Fouls, which they are Flagrant, Personal, Technical. </li></ul><ul><li>Click for more information about the rules. </li></ul><ul><li>Referee Signals </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>On basketball you can get 3-points shooting behind the three point arc. </li></ul><ul><li>Anything inside the three point arc it counts as two points </li></ul><ul><li>If you get fouled you could shoot free throws from the free throw line, count as one point. </li></ul><ul><li>You could also get 4 or 3 points if you get foul on the processes of shooting and make the basket. You shoot a foul shoot and if you make it you get the extra point </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The courts dimensions depend on the level of competition. </li></ul><ul><li>The courts is smaller for High School, than the college level, then the professional level is the largest. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Many of the Greatest Basketball Players come out of the NBA. </li></ul><ul><li>Some are like Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain, Magic Johnson, Kareem-Adul Jabber, and many more. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>The NBA ( National Basketball Association) is one of the most popular league in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>It is none because of the great talented player that play there. </li></ul><ul><li>It also has currently has 84 international player which helps it get more popularity around the word. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>I wasn’t a person who was into basketball my early years, but I decided to try-out with my friends on our freshmen year. Ever since then I love to go to the park or to a gym and play. I like the sport because it’s a good way to get thing off your head. It’s a good way to have fun and let go off my problems for awhile. It is also a good way off exercise. It helps me stay in shape. For my whole time in high school I have always played ball. Either if its on a team or by myself. It’s just something I like to do. </li></ul>

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