The basketball has been created in 1891 by James Naismith in Massachussetts.

The place measures in general 28 meters long and 15 meters wide.

The ball weighs 650g and has a diameter of 24 cm.

In the beginning the basket was played with a football.

The circonference of the basket is of 45 cm.

The rules

In the basketball the match is played by 2 teams of 5 players.

The goal is to put the ball in the basket.

There are several lengths of shoot.

We start by a check : we pass the ball to the adversary.

In game, players make circulate the ball to the adverse basket.

The coach makes some training for the players.

The match is played in 40 minutes, with 4 quart times.                    

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