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shaven to play with us” said one of the children sarcastically. Bastian could hear the rest of the group laughing his eyes now almost tearing up, he was sick of being the laughing stock of his grade. He then slowly walked away. He then went to the basketball court, Jack was there. “Hey Bastian we’re starting a game wanna play?” “Yeah why not” Jack was one of the captains he chose Bastian first, at this point Bastian was overflowing with joy. He finally found someone that cared about him and valued...

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November 8 2012 Mrs.Chaffin Point Guard The point guard position is an important position in the game of basketball. A point guard is sometimes referred to as the “General,” because they are usually the leader of the team and call the shots. Without a good point guard, it becomes a lot harder to keep control of the game. The point guard position is the most vital position in the game of basketball. Most people do not understand the importance of a point guard or the qualities it takes. People assume...

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Maddie Callahan Coach Cook BASKETBALL The American sport of basketball has come a long way since it was invented by James Naismith in 1891. Originally, the game was played with a soccer ball and peach baskets instead of a backboard and rim. There were no holes in the baskets and a ladder was used to retrieve the ball if it did stay in the basket. There were about fifty players on opposing teams and players who committed fouls were sent to a hockey-like penalty box. Today the game has...

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Basketball Basketball was created a simple game. The primary objective was to place a ball, without dribbling, into a peach basket. However, like Darwin's theory of man, basketball has evolved into the most exciting exhibition of athletic ability. Basketball has seen many rule changes, because of the increasing ability of the players. Basketball is a melting pot, where black, white, and European people excel. This is a sport that is color-blind. This sport...

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Basketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop in diameter and high mounted to a backboard at each end. Basketball is one of the world's most popular and widely viewed sports. A team can score a field goal by shooting the ball through the basket during regular play. A field goal scores two points for the shooting team if a player is touching or closer to the basket than the three-point line, and three points if...

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Basketball and Football

Richard Garcia ENC1101 Online February 25, 2013 Two Sports: Basketball and American Football In countries throughout the United States, most people enjoy high scoring sports with a great deal of physical contact. In my opinion, both Basketball and American Football are the two most popular sports here that fall under that category. In which as fans we can all appreciate and participate with our own friends and family members. Furthermore, not only can we watch these games at home, but we can...

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The Physics Of Basketball

 The Physics of Basketball Brittney LeBlanc Physics 122 Physics comes into play throughout our lives, in absolutely everything we do, especially in sports such as basketball. Although you do not need to be a physician to become a basketball player, if you understand the basic physics of basketball, it can be very beneficial to your game. Specifically, understanding the physics behind shooting, passing, and dribbling the basketball. A Canadian named, Dr. James Naismith, was instructed to create...

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Passion - Basketball

My Passion by: Shariar Alam Sadmun What is basketball? In technical terms as defined by Princeton, it could be defined as a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop. In my own words I would describe basketball as my best friend that never backstabs or goes away from my side; it is always there by my side no matter what just like a true friend. Everyone has a passion but I think my passion is truly...

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High School Basketball Overview: Basketball is a team sport consisting of two teams of five players each trying to score by advancing the ball up the court by dribbling or passing and then shooting a ball through a hoop elevated 10 feet above the ground. The game is played on a rectangular floor called the court, and there is a hoop at each end. The game starts at the middle of the court and is called the tip off. The referee tosses the ball in the air in between two players (one from each team)...

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