Essay on Basketball: the Teaching of the Game.
21 October 2015
Basketball: The teaching of the game.
Basketball is one of the world’s most popular sports. Basketball is a sport played by two teams’ and their task is to shoot the ball through a circular rim, with a net hanging from it. Each team has five players and they play on a rectangular court having two baskets on both ends. The regulation basketball hoop consists of a rim or basket attached to a backboard. A team scores by shooting the ball through the net. A player scores 2 points if they shoot the ball and make the shot within the three point line and 3 points if they shoot the ball outside the three- point line. In order to play the game, players have to know the rules, the fouls of the …show more content…
Finally, there are four quarters in regular basketball game, and each takes 8-12 minutes in a pro game or high school game. In college basketball games, the game uses two-twenty minute halves. If the game goes to OT (overtime) 5 minutes should be added to the game clocks in all games except in high school, where 4 minutes is added. After half time both teams switch sides of the court. At all times, the court should have 10 players, 5 from both sides. If a team wants to make a substitution, then that has to be performed when the game clock has stopped.
Basketball is a very fun and a very simple sport to play. It consists being able to know the knowledge of the game as well as being fundamentally sound in how a player plays. If a player knows the rules, knows the fouls, and knows the regulations then playing basketball is one of the easiest games that they will ever