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  • Informative Speech About Basketball

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    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

  • Basketball : Basketball And The Game Of Basketball

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    Basketball originated in Springfield, Massachusetts, on November 1981 and was invented by Dr. James Naismith. There were originally 13 rules and the first game was played on December 21st, 1981. It spread quickly with students and people talking about it everywhere. The first game of basketball was played when Dr Naismith was thinking of an activity to keep his students active during the winter on a rainy day. He wanted a physically active indoor game so his students were occupied and maintained

  • Essay on History of Basketball

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    of Basketball “According anywhere from Australia to the United States and everywhere in between the game of basketball is played.” (Faurschou, “History of basketball”). The game is played anywhere where you can get a ball and something to throw the ball through. “G.L Pierce patented basketball on June 25, 1929.” (Bellis, “Basketball-James Naismith”). Basketball became an official Olympic sport in the 1936 game. “Both the Aztecs and the Mayans had a version of the game of basketball. The

  • African American Athletes And The Baseball Of Professionalism

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    In the start of the 1960s basketball had entered the world of professionalism since there was a decrease in amateurism in sports. More teams have come to a conclusion and have become a part of a professional league called the NBA (National Basketball Association). In regards to a book American Decades 1960s “In the 1960-1961 season of the NBA there were eight teams in the league, which included the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors, Syracuse Nationals, New York Knicks, St

  • The Peach Basket Game: Basketball: The Game Of Basketball

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    Basketball was invented by Dr. Naismith. (He looks like teddy Roosevelt) Dr. Naismith, with all of his imaginative planning, could not have imaged his Peach Basket game would turn into my favorite indoor sport. Originally, there was no set rule on the number of players. The idea was that the game could be played by any number of players at one time. However that never worked, so they changed the rule from any number of players to 9. But In 1897 they changed it to five because nine was too many players

  • William Morgan Essay

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    people noticed the teams volleyed back and forth so they suggested to Morgan that the name be changed to volleyball. Morgan wanted this game to be a combination of basketball, handball, baseball, and tennis. He made this a low contact sport because he wanted it less physical than basketball. Children really liked the new game of basketball but the older people wanted something a little less aggressive. Morgan said, “it had to be a sport with a strong athletic impulse, but no physical contact.” Morgan

  • Similarities Between Soccer And Soccer

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    Basketball vs Soccer Essay Basketball, a sport that many people enjoy. A sport where two teams face off to see which one is better. A sport that uses their hands to guide a ball towards the hoop. Soccer, a sport that many people also enjoy. A sport where players use their feet to guide a ball towards the net. Two different, but same sports. Although many people might not think of it, there is a lot of similarities and differences between basketball and soccer The first difference that these two sports

  • The Basketball Association Of America Essay

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    The game of basketball was founded by Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith in 1891. It was a game that was first played in local YMCA that helped develop the game to what it is today. The YMCA had a major role in spreading basketball throughout the world. In 1893 basketball was now playing at the collegiate level. A few years later in 1898 the first professional league was founded. The National Basketball League consisted of six teams, but was later abandoned in 1904. The game continued

  • 1972 Olympic Basketball: The Controversies Of The 1972 Olympics Basketball

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    1972 Olympic Basketball The 1972 Olympics basketball finals in Munich remains one of the most controversial Olympic games in history. Controversies of this match took both a sporting and political angle at the time because the two finalists, team USA and team USSR, came from a background of political competitions by virtue of them being the two most powerful nations on earth. The controversy happened in three “final three seconds.” Whatever happened to the medals remain equally controversial. Final

  • The Global Impact Of The National Basketball Association

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    Introduction to NBA The National Basketball Association is the premier most professional basketball league in America, it is formed by 30 franchised member clubs spread in 29 countries inside the U.S and one in Canada. The NBA is also part of USA Basketball which is part of FIBA or International Basketball Federation. Going back to its beginnings, the league was first founded in 1946, New York City, and at first it was called the Basketball Association of America (BAA), but later on the leagues