The Greatest Game Ever Invented What is the greatest game ever invented? You could ask a lot of people, but the only true answer is basketball. Basketball is a game which is undoubtedly fun to play, easy to understand, and suitable for all men, women, and children to play! The reason basketball has become so popular is revealed in its history. In the past years there has been some rule changes to make the game safer when you play. They've also made it more convenient for women to play as well. Easily all you have to do is find a ball, a basket, and a friend. You will delight in it. When you do that you can play the entertaining sport of basketball too! Basketball is the greatest game ever invented. Basketball's early history explains how the sport is famous today. James Naismith invented basketball. In the winter he created the enjoyable game for the YMCA. James pinned up peach baskets to use for hoops when the first games were played. Interestingly the first game consisted of eighteen players while using a soccer ball. The game, which was played on January 20, 1892, was in Springfield, Massachusetts. Senda Berenson first introduced the game of basketball to women. When changes have been made to the game, it made the game more efficient for women to play. Basketball is famous today since it has an extremely fascinating history. Rule changes were made to basketball because it helped it be more fun and safe. James Naismith, who invented the game, made thirteen original rules, but only nine are kept now in modern basketball. In the past there was no limit to how many players could play on a team. Since 1900 it was decided that five players a team was more organized. Apparently in women's basketball the court was divided into three parts, and each girl was not allowed to leave her zone. Fouling rules were put in place. This made the game fairer. A shortage of trained refs made it incredibly difficult to find exceptional refs in games. Since rule changes have been made to the game of basketball, the game is more enjoyable. Women all over the world enjoy the fantastic sport of
History Of Basketball
It was the winter of 1891-1892. Inside a gymnasium at Springfield College (then known as the International YMCA Training School), located in Springfield, Mass., was a group of restless college students. The young men had to be there; they were required to participate in indoor activities to burn off the energy that had been building up since their football season ended. The gymnasium class offered them activities such as marching, calisthenics, and apparatus work, but these…
General Purpose: The development of basketball.
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the sport of basketball and how it evolved
to be one of the world's most popular and widely viewed sports.
Thesis: Basketball’s great history, great players and great teams have revolutionized the
sport into an international sensation.
1. Basketball was invented in December 1891 by the Canadian educator, and physician
James Naismith. Naismith introduced the game when he was an instructor at the Young…
Playing Basketball and Playing Baseball
Have you ever wondered if basketball and baseball where alike, and how they were different. Well today is your lucky day because I’m going to tell you how they are similar and how they are different, but let’s start off with some history of the two first. Baseball is known as America’s pastime it can be traced all the way back to as far as the 18th century over the year’s baseball became more popular and people wanted to play the game more. Basketball can be…
If I could meet a famous person from the history, I would like to meet Michael Jordan one of the legendary and greatest basketball player of all time. If I would have a chance to meet an athlete like him, It would be the best thing that would happen in my life. I want to meet Michael because I love playing basketball. Michael Jordan was a legend. His name represents the basketball.
When I was 13, I started to play and be a fan of basketball. I always watch Michael Jordan highlights on YouTube…
three things would be the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and University of Kentucky basketball. Basketball in Kentucky is an unrivaled tradition in this state and it’s fandom spreads much farther than the borders of the state. Just last year I was in Nassau in the Caribbean Islands and a local man noticed my University of Kentucky shirt and began doing the famous “C-A-T-S” chant. How did basketball become so huge in a region of the nation where football is to be the sport of choice? Every…
earn an athletic scholarship in the sport of basketball.
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High School Basketball 2009 to present
High School Football 2009 to present
Rising Stars Travel Basketball 2010 to 2011
Tri County Titians Travel Basketball 2008 to 2010
Athletic Letter in Basketball 2009 and 2010
Athletic Letter in Football 2010
Athlete of the Game on MAXPREPS for Lakeview vs. Howland football game 2011
Led the Lakeview Basketball JV and Varsity teams in scoring against Campbell…
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Murray State University
Murray State University is located in a small town named Murray, Kentucky and is very much known for the sport of basketball and the school has been there since1922. The skills and level of basketball that these college students produce on the court has made their name known on the map. The history of winnings that Murray State has accomplished is shown in their gym hanging on several banners for all to see. The town is in the middle of nowhere and there…
have the same hobbies. We all like to play basketball and computer games. Because he is earlier than me to arrive our school. he is like a guider to introduce this school for me ,and tells me everything about this school if he knows. I think this guy is a google map, his introduction is so clear , he is a earnest person. And I often tell him, if he did not show his earnest , may be we could not become the best friend.
In the middle school life , basketball become a important part of his life. He…
216 lb (98 kg)
Emsley A. Laney
(Wilmington, North Carolina)
North Carolina (1981–1984)
1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Pro playing career
Career highlights and awards
6× NBA champion (1991–1993, 1996–1998)
6× NBA Finals MVP (1991–1993, 1996–1998)
5× NBA Most Valuable Player (1988, 1991–1992,1996, 1998)
14× NBA All-Star (1985–1993…
an accurate depiction of racism in basketball in the 1950’s because history has revealed that racism existed in every aspect of life back then. Whether it has something to with being on the back of the bus or even playing sports. The truth is, black people or as the word they used “coloured” was treated unfairly and it is something that has changed dramatically throughout the past 50-60 years.
2. Personally, I do not believe that racism still exist in basketball for many reasons. First, as the society…