Basketball is a team sport in which two teams most commonly of five teams in each five players each, opposing one another. It was created by Dr. James Naismith in December 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts, to condition young athletes during cold months. It is admired sport worldwide.
It is played on a rectangular court which is complete with the primary objective of shooting a basketball (approximately 9.4 inches (24 cm) in diameter) through the defenders ring to a backboard at each end of court while preventing the opposing team from shooting through their own hoop. A field goal is worth two points, unless made from behind the three-point line when it is worth three.
Some people even go so far as to say that basketball is no more popular than it was back in the prime days of Michael Jordan. Basketball is a sport that can be played in and outside and is a year round sport. Today’s age of specialized basketball plays tends to draw a little more attention than players of the past. The best countries for playing basketball are Spain, France, Serbia, USA etc.
Kevnin Durant, James Harden, Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook, Giannis Antetokoumpo, Anthony Davis etc. are the best basketball players in NBA. Fantasy basketball was popularized during the 1990s after the advent of the internet. Those who play this game are sometimes referred to as General Managers, who drafted actual NBA players and compute their basketball.
In a game of basketball, there are a number of officials who are not from either team who are there to help. Officials are important to the game and help it rum efficiently. Here is a list of some people:
- Time keeper
- Assistant Scorekepeer
- Shot Clock Operator