Informative Speech About Basketball

859 Words Sep 15th, 2013 4 Pages
Outline

Topic: Basketball
Central Idea: inform the history, rules and development of basketball
Thesis Statement: The game of Basketball is very exhilarating and will keep your adrenaline plumbing. Communication and Strategic thinking is the key to teamwork. Hence you will need the help of your teammates to deliver a good pass to you to be able to score the ball into the basket.

I. Introduction
“To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate.”
? Michael Jordan

Purpose: to inform the audience about basketball such as the basketball rules and history and development of
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But, ones you hold back the ball you have only 2 choices which are passing or shooting. When you hold the ball, you cannot travel more than 2 steps, which mean 3 steps and above. Points in basketball consist of 3 types that are 3 points, 2 point and 1 point. The recommended attire when playing basketball are sport shoes, three-quarter pants and sleeveless shirt.

Third main point: The International Basketball Federation

FIBA or FIBA World, from its French name Fédération Internationale de Basket-ball, is an association of national organizations which governs international competition in basketball. Originally known as the Fédération Internationale de Basket-ball Amateur (hence FIBA), in 1989 it dropped the word Amateur from its official name but retained the initialism; the "BA" now represents the first two letters of basketball.

FIBA defines the international rules of basketball, specifies the equipment and facilities required, regulates the transfer of athletes across countries, and controls the appointment of international referees. A total of 213 national federations are now members, organized since 1989 into five zones or "commissions": Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

The FIBA Basketball World Cup is a world tournament for men's national teams held every four years. Teams compete for the Naismith Trophy, named in honor of basketball's creator James Naismith. The tournament structure is similar but not identical to that of…

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