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  • Basketball And Basketball : Basketball Vs. Basketball

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    Basketball is the best sport in the nation. It was created by a Canadian man named James Naismith and he was a PE teacher.The first basketball goals were peach baskets and they played in cages made of chicken wire and mesh. At the beginning of basketball, they used soccer balls before actual basketballs were created.They also did not dribble a lot at the beginning of basketball, they would catch the ball and take a couple of steps to slow down or stop. Since then the game of basketball has changed

  • Basketball : The Game Of Basketball

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    The game of basketball started in December 1891. Basketball was founded by a Canadian born instructor named James Naismith at the Young Men’s Christian Association training school in Springfield, Massachusetts. The YMCA developed rules for the game which were later used in high schools, colleges, and settlement houses. The game grew bigger and popular in a lot of areas. Particularly in urban areas, where games were sponsored by schools, social clubs, churches, and companies. Colleges sponsored tournaments

  • Cultural Identity In Basketball, Basketball And Basketball

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    person and my cultural identity. I play both basketball and baseball. Both sports have given me opportunity to grow as a player and a person. I feel like basketball represents me because to succeed in it, it takes hard-work, dedication, and a little bit of skill. I try to apply those three things in everything I do. Basketball has always kept me driven to accomplish my goals. It has always given me an escape from all the pressures of the world. Basketball has quickly become one of the main hobbies

  • Basketball And Basketball : My Life Of Basketball

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    recall having all this energy and being very hands on. As a child, we did not have much to play with. So, anything that I was able to lay my hands on was a big payoff. My mother bought us a basketball where she thought me how to shoot the basketball. At the time, we did not have the money to pay for a basketball goal. My mother said that she had an idea. So, my mother said, “let’s go to the store when we get back you will play.” We went to the store and we came back with a milk crate where we cut the

  • Basketball : The History And History Of Basketball

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    We can all agree that basketball is almost becoming popular around the world. So many people play this sport but do people know how basketball started and how it evolute throughout the years since basketball was borned? So like every other sports and creations, there has to be a inventor and in basketball there was a man by the name of Dr. James Naismith. “Created in 1891 in a Springfield, Massachusetts YMCA gymnasium has grown into a game played worldwide by more than 300 million people”(historybits

  • The Basketball Kings : The Story Of Basketball

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    Basketball Kings One day there were 4 kids and their names were Ivan, Tony, Joe, and Jack. Ivan was the worst at basketball Tony was a starter Joe was the captain and Jack was a starter for the team.Ivan was only good at video games on his Xbox.The only thing Ivan wanted to do was play video games all day. They were all best friends and always walked to school together. They have every class together but the only class Ivan hated was gym because he was not good at anything they did in gym class

  • Is Basketball A State Basketball Game?

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    Have you ever been to a State basketball game? Here let me explain to you what state basketball is like. First of all you walk into the gym, it’s huge! You see hundreds of people, you’ve never see this many people in one room before. All you can smell is popcorn and hotdogs, which already excited you because who doesn’t love food? There is extremely loud “pump up” music playing, you can’t even hear what the person next to you is saying. It is by far one of the best experiences you will ever have

  • Is Basketball A Better Basketball Player?

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    by the best basketball player ever. This is a meaningful quote showing that you get what you work for and earn. If someone works hard and puts in the work needed you will be rewarded, but others who just complain and about stuff and say they are getting any progress, they will not be harvesting the full reward. As for myself, I put in the work and tried hard to become a better basketball player and it has paid off. Basketball has yet to fail me. I have been to quite a few basketball camps throughout

  • Personal Essay : Basketball And Basketball

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    Growing up, the only thing I looked forward to was playing sports throughout high school. I played basketball, volleyball, and softball in the rec league. It was my favorite thing to do, I loved being active. I was on a traveling basketball team in 5th-6th grade which was a transition from leaving rec sports to traveling with my friends. This is when competing against competitive teams from different towns started. In 6th grade, I was asked to play on a traveling volleyball team with a group of

  • Basketball And Basketball : The Invention Of Basketball

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    Basketball In the 1920’s the World War 1 was occurring, and people needed activities to keep them on the positive side. “The invention of basketball wasn’t an accident. It was a development to meet a need.” -James Naismith. Basketball was just the right sport. It was a recent invention in 1891, and in the now it has become a college and professional sport. Many professionals didn’t go to college and didn't even compete in high school. That means that the men who went to play professional were not