Essay On History Of Basketball

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Basketball is one of the Olympic Games events. It is a confrontational sport. Basketball originated in the United States. Since 1892, basketball has been developed and popularized all over the world. It was introduced into China in 1896. Because basketball has antagonism, collective, ornamental, interesting and fitness, it has become a popular sport in the world nowadays. There is no doubt that it is one of the most popular sports for young people.
Basketball was invented by James Naismith in 1891. The origin of basketball is in Massachusetts. James Naismith was inspired by children throw the ball into the peach basket game. And draw learns from the characteristics of football, hockey and other ball games, compose the basketball game. Initially
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In 1895, American called Bob Gary introduced basketball to China. In 1896, the YMCA of Tianjin held the first basketball game in china. After the show, basketball activities carried out in Tianjin, Beijing and other cities. In 1910, the first National Games in China, basketball was listed as a performance project for the first time. In 1932, the International Amateur Basketball Federation was established, and the men's basketball was recognized by the International Olympic Committee as an official event of the Olympic games. In 1946, the professional basketball league appeared in the United States and developed into the current NBA. The women's basketball movement began in the early 20th century. In 1976, women's basketball was listed as the official event of the Olympic…show more content…
From the strength of the world men's basketball team, the level of Europe and the United States is still in the leading position. America has many strong teams such as the United States, Brazil, Canada, panama, and Uruguay team; Europe has the Soviet union, Yugoslavia, Italy, Spain, Czechoslovakia, etc. Asia, Africa and Oceania teams' level is relatively backward. The situation of women's basketball team and basketball is different from man's basketball team. Europe not only has the highest levels, but also has many strong teams. The rise of the American women's basketball team has made world women's basketball have more and more competitive. Women's basketball teams in Asia are among the world's top

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