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1

Who is known as the inventor of basketball?

James Naismith

2

Where is the birthplace of basketball?

Springfield, Massachusetts

3

The game was invented at a YMCA training school in _______.

1891

4

The game was invented to be suitable for play ________ during the _________.

indoors, winter

5

The first game was played with ___ ________ ________ and a ________ ball.

2 peach baskets, soccer

6

Each team is allowed ___ players on the court at one time.

5

7

Each basketball game begins with the referee tossing the ball up between two opponents which is called a ___-____.

tip-off

8

When a team makes a field goal or basket inside the three point arc, he/she receives __ points.

2

9

If a basket or field goal is made from outside the three point arc, then the goal is worth ___ points.

3

10

If a player makes a free throw, he/she receives __ point.

1

11

3 Rules

1. A ball may be thrown in an direction with one or both hands.
3. The ball must be held in the hands, not any other body parts.
11. The side scoring the most goals in that time shall be declared the winners.

12

3 Examples of personal fouls

Hitting, pushing, slapping

13

taking more than "a step and a half" without dribbling the ball. Moving pivot foot once you have stopped dribbling.

walking/traveling

14

when a player dribbles the ball with his hand too far to the side of or sometimes ever under the ball

carrying/palming

15

dribbling the ball with both hands at the same time or picking up the dribble and then dribbling again

double dribble

16

when two or more opposing players gain possession of the ball at the same time. In order to avoid a prolonged and or violent tussle, the referee stops the action and awards the ball to one team or the other on a rotating basis

held ball

17

a player passing the ball inbounds has five seconds to pass the ball. If he does not, the ball is awarded to the other team. Other time restrictions include the rule that a player cannot have the ball for more than five seconds when being closely guarded and an offensive person is not allowed to stand in the key under their goal for more than three seconds

time restrictions