Compare And Contrast Basketball And High School Basketball

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Basketball! Basketball! Basketball! Basketball has come a long way from its beginning; an actual basket and a regular old ball there were people that played outside. Basketball has three different levels of competition high school, College, and NBA but all three vary from each other and they have some of the rules and characteristics.
Basketball is a sport played in many high schools all over the world. In high school basketball, the court has to be a certain size. Which in high school it has to be 84 feet long and 50 feet wide. The very first game was played in “1912” for high school basketball. High school basketball has no shot clocks in its league. Basketball is also played in a lot of different schools in college. High school and college basketball are close to the same but there rules can differ.
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and around the world and continues to draw a lot of interest today. A NBA ball court has to be 94 feet and 50 feet wide just like a college basketball court, so there is a little bit in common with college and NBA basketball from high school and college basketball is that in NBA you can’t stay in the paint for no longer than 3 seconds which would be a turnover on your teams allowing the other team to have the ball. The very first NBA game was played on “ November 1, 1946, in Toronto, Canada”, and what would be the start of one of the best sports ever played. Like in college basketball, there is a shot clock but in the NBA the shot clock has to be set at 24 seconds.
At the end of the day I know by just reading a paper over basketball you won’t know everything about it. But with the little information that I could fit in to this paper hopefully you should know a little bit about the sport. High school, college, professional basketball are all popular sports to play today at this time. If it weren’t for James Naismith we wouldn’t have this great sport today that everyone
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