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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Who created Basketball?                                                                                                                                                                      basketball was made by a man named Dr.James Naismith in spring field in america, he made 13 rules for his creation these were his rules,the ball maybe slowly thrown in any direction with both or one hand,you can’t move with the ball you can only throw it in the spot you catch it.

when it did it start?

It began to get some popularity in 1891 and it still continues to this day it has been going for over 1000 years it also got inspired by football.

First basketball game

On December 21, 1891, James Naismith published rules for a new game using five basic ideas and thirteen rules. That day, he asked his class to play a match in the Street court: 9 versus 9, using a soccer ball and two peach baskets. Frank Mahan, one of his students, wasn’t so happy. He just said: “Harrumph. Another new game”. However, Naismith was the inventor of the new game. Someone proposed to call it “Naismith Game”, but he suggested “We have a ball and a basket: why don’t we call it basketball?” 

Fouls

An attempt to unfairly disadvantage an opponent through certain types of physical contact is illegal and is called a personal foul. These are most commonly committed byyy defensive players; however, they can be committed by offensive players as well.If a team exceeds a certain limit of team fouls in a given period (quarter or half) – four for NBA, NCAA women’s, and international games – the opposing team is awarded one or two free throws on all subsequent non-shooting fouls for that period, the number depending on the league. In the US college mlken’s game and high school games for both sexes, if a team reaches 7 fouls in a half, the opposing team is awarded one free throw, along with a second shot if the first is made. This is called shooting “one-and-one”. If a team exceeds 10 fouls in the half, the opposing team is awarded two free throws on all subsequent fouls for the half.

 

By Rian Power

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