Basketball is a team sport in which two teams, most commonly of five players each, opposing one another on a rectangular court, compete with the primary objective of shooting a basketball (approximately 9.4 inches (24 cm) in diameter) through the defender's hoop (a basket 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter mounted 10 feet (3.048 m) high to a backboard at each end of the court) while preventing the ...
According to the National Sporting Goods Association, over 26 million Americans play basketball regularly, more than any other team sport. Basketball was invented in 1891 by Canadian physical education teacher James Naismith in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Size Type Circumference Weight Notes on basketball 7: Men: 750–770 mm 29.5–30.3 in: 580–620 g 20–22 oz: Men and boys ages 15 and up. This is the official size for men's high school, college, and professional.
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Basketball is a team sport where one team, usually consisting of five players on each team, play against each other on a rectangular court. The objective is to get the ball through a hoop mounted high on a backboard on the opponent's side of the court, while preventing the opponent from shooting it into your team's hoop. It is a very popular sport worldwide, played with a round and usually orange ball that bounces. Basketball players mainly use skills such as dribbling, shooting, running, and ju
Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding. In Unified Sports, teams are made up of people of similar age and ability.
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Kuroko no Basuke, also known as Kuroko no Basket, The Basketball Which Kuroko Plays or Kuroko's Basketball, is a manga that was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump. Three seasons of the anime adaption have aired with a movie due to be released in March of 2017.
Kobe Bean Bryant ( / ˈkoʊbiː / KOH-bee; August 23, 1978 – January 26, 2020) was an American former professional basketball player. He most recently played for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Bryant played as a shooting guard. During the 2005-2006 season, he scored 81 points in a game against the Toronto Raptors.