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Thus arose the name of basketball, English compound word that defines the objective of the game: enter the ball into a basket. This sport was spread worldwide. The European effort received it thanks to American soldiers who participated in World War II, often practiced the sport in his free time.


Rules of basketball

Small forward: often the responsible for scoring points via cuts to the basket and dribble penetration; on defense seeks rebounds and steals.Power forward: plays offensively with their back to the basket, plays under the basket or against the opposing power forward.Center: uses height and size to score, to protect the basket, or to rebound.

Positions of a basketball team

- The ball may be thrown in any direction with one or both hands.-The ball can be hit in any direction with one or both hands.- A player can not run with the ball.- The ball must be attached to or between the hands.- Not allowed to load the shoulder, grabbed, pushed, hit or tripping an opponent.- It will be considered a foul ball hit his fist.- If a team makes three consecutive fouls, it will count one point for his opponents.- The points will be scored when the ball is thrown or struck from the court.

Point guard: the fastest player on the team, organizes the team's offense by controlling the ball.Shooting guard: creates a high volume of shots on offense and guards the opponent's best perimeter player on defense.

Technical Basics

Personal foul: for the fifth foul, personal unsporting and contact technical fouls, the player is disqualified for the remainder of the game. The player is awarded one or more free throws.Foul on offense: occurs when a player has control of the ball commits a personal foul when pushing or hitting the torso of a player.Unsportsmanlike foul: is a lack of player involving excessive contact It is sanctions with two free throws.

Pass: is the action by which a team of players exchanged the ball.Throw basket: throw or release is the action by which a player attempts to enter the ball into the basket.Boat or dribble: action is the player push the ball against the ground and return to your hand.Defense: consist bending the knees and perform lateral movements trying to steal the ball.

Free throws are worth one point.The shots in the area or with in the line of triple worth two points.The shots from the three point line are worth three.


Is a team sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. Aims to try to enter the ball into the opposing team's basket. Basketball is one of the world's most popular and widely viewed sports. It is played during 4 periods of 10 or 12 minutes each with 10 minutes of rest

Basketball was born in 1891 in the United States, the University YMCA, Springfield. James Naismith, a physical education teacher, wanted to create a team sport that could practice in the gym. After analyzing the sports that are practiced at the time, wrote 11 rules for a game now known as basketball. Naismith was placed two peach baskets nailed on the ends of a track of 3'05 m above the ground.



Technical foul: foul to a player if needed cooperation or deliberate disobedience.Disqualifying foul: a disqualifying foul is any flagrantly unsportsmanlike infraction of a player, substitute, excluded player, coach, assistant coach or accompany team must leave the field.Free throws: if a team commits five fouls in a period, from this moment all the fouls that will be made during this period sanctioned two throws.

Fundamentals of Basketball Tactical

Attack: is a set of actions of a team has possession of the ball.The defense: the set of actions a team to prevent the progression of the attacking team.Tactics: the start in practice of systems attacking and defense.

- When the ball goes out of band, will be thrown into the field and played by the - first person to touch it.- The assistant referee, players sanctioned and write down the faults, to notify the referee when three consecutive fouls a team commits.- The main referee, play the ball and decide when it is in play on the field or off, to whom it belongs, and take time. Decide when it reaches a point, take the lead and any other task.-The team with the highest points will be the winner.

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