Basketball is one of the major sports in the United States. Each year, thousands of people play informally and in leagues across the country. There are several reasons why so many people enjoy the sport of basketball.
One of the reasons for basketball’s popularity is that it is a fun sport to play. There is constant action up and down the court, so there really isn’t much of a chance to get bored. Players have to keep their heads in the game, or they risk making serious blunders.
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Basketball appeals to many young people for a variety of reasons. The game doesn’t cost much to play. All you need is a pair of comfortable shoes, some workout clothes, a ball, and a basketball net. Most parks allow free access to kids who want to play basketball any time they like. Many young people gather and play pickup games where they choose their teams based on the available kids at the time. There are Continue reading
Basketball has gone from a game played in little gyms out in small communities to an international game in a short amount of time. Some people credit the fact that hoops can be found just about anywhere, so anyone can pick up a ball and play. Others credit the Dream Team, US Olympic team that was allowed to use NBA players, for the growth in popularity.
It is true that just about every school you visit has at least one basketball hoop, many of Continue reading
in the year of 1891 a Physical Education teacher invented a game that would become one of the most loved sports in America and around the world. James Naismith needed to entertain a rowdy bunch of Canadian high school students who were full of energy and forced to be inside due to the bitter weather outdoors. This creative invention has stuck with people around the world and is one of Americas most beloved sports.
Basketball may Continue reading
Everyone is excited about the Miami Heat winning the NBA Finals. Sure, they have some very talented players to say the least, but did they really deserve to win that series? Since Scott Brooks is officially a part of the Oklahoma City Thunder as the Head Coach, then the answer is yes, but Brooks made some critical mistakes.
If you have a healthy and young Kevin Durant, and heâ€™s one of the most prolific scorers in the league, would you take him out at Continue reading
There are many sports in the world, but very few of them have global popularity. Team games like football and basketball enjoy a huge fan following in all corners of the planet. I personally like a sport that gives both entertainment and exciting finishes without consuming a lot of time, and basketball is a perfect example of that.
Basically, it is a number game as the team that scores more points in the given time is considered Continue reading
There are many talented basketball players out in the league today. There are those that can dunk like no other, others that defend the basket, and even some that act as the force that keeps a team together. There is one player that has all of these qualities and many more. Such a player is Lebron James.
Being a strong basketball player demands the skills of coordination and control. The ability to Continue reading