James Naismith was in charge of a group of young restless men who needed something to pass the time in between football seasons. Naismith had to create a game that would pique the men’s interest, but not injure them for the upcoming football season. Naismith drew up the 13 original rules of basketball and asked a janitor for 2 rectangular boxes. The janitor came back with 2 peach baskets so Naismith nailed them up 10 feet high on opposite ends of the gym to be the baskets. There were 2 teams of 6 people each trying to score on the opposing goal.
Sometimes, I feel like I was born to dream, live, and even sleep thinking about basketball. Basketball is such an amazing sport and I can not fathom living in a world in which the sport did not exist. Nonetheless, basketball has impacted my life in such a phenomenally positive way and definitely has molded me into the individual that I am glad to be. When I was about the age of 7 years old, I began playing basketball for the city in which I resided. My parents had tried soccer, t-ball, swimming, and even hockey but I was not interested at all.
On a hot, sunny day of June I went to the park and played in a 5 on 5 basketball tournament with a few friends I have been playing basketball with since the 3rd grade. We didn’t have many people with height our tallest guy was just about 6’2 but that didn’t stop us from setting a goal to win this tournament and show no weakness to the other teams. We had the talent, the heart, and the discipline to push ourselves and to try and win this tournament. We started warming up on half of the court while our first competitors in the orange jerseys warmed up on the other half, the official finally blew the whistle and told us to get our starting 5 ready and on the court. Marcus at shooting guard, Montez at small forward, Chris at power forward, Josh
However it is not as interesting/fun to play but it is when I am playing with my close friends because it is not as serious. My favorite time to watch basketball is during march madness, this is because I enjoy making the brackets and seeing how the games play out compared to how the majority of people think they will turn out. Also watching the games is very interesting but it is extremely hard to watch because during the spring I have crew practice from 3 - 6 every night and around 3 hours of homework each night. But I do enjoy watching the highlight recaps when I have the chance to. I also enjoy watching the NBA dunk contests because it is very interesting to see how intricate and complex some of the dunks can be.
I began learning to play basketball at my high school sport events. In my class, there was a lot of girl, but none of them can play basketball. So I have to be one of my class basketball team and learn it by myself. Every morning I set my alarm more early to play basketball by myself alone. I watched Youtube videos of basketball tutorial.
Try my best get a point. Basketball is just a hell when you can 't play both defense and offense well. Everyone on the team will be angry when the team is trailing because of your worse play. When you are a great scorer and a hard defender as well as your team is leading, the game will turn into happiness. This sport was created in early December 1981 by a Canadian physical education professor and instructor at the International Young Men 's Christian Association Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts Dr. James Naismith.
Basketball brings many people entertainment. Children especially look up these players and want to be just like them when they grow up. Basketball is show on TV, games are played in schools, the sports itself is just broadcasted well in the United States which helps encourage the importance of it in the United States. · How does basketball influences lives of teens/ students in high school in the Netherlands and the US? o In the Netherlands basketball will only influence the lives of those who play it.
I also believe out of all these sports basketball is the best sport to watch on television. Basketball is very fun to watch on television because when you watch it you can take the moves you see the professionals perform and add them to your style of play. I take many of my moves from professional basketball players and make them my own because they expand my arsenal of tricks. There are a variety of tricks the players perform during games it makes the games much more enjoyable to be watching. My favorite player to watch is Kobe Bryant.
He became known as Mr. Basketball in Illinois. Later he accepted a full ride to the University of Illinois, which was the same school Benjy had planned to go to. He at first struggled in the classroom and thus could not play his freshman year of college. Later he changed and started to excel in his school work as well as on the court. He became one of the best players in college basketball.