What is basketball? Basketball is one of the popular games in sport that even kids would love to play. There are basketball players all over the world and show what they got in championships. Every player has their own coach that brings the whole team in one and he is taking care of all the players needs. There are more interesting things you should know about this sport and here are just the basics.
Scoring – you will be able to score in the basketball game when you shoot a ball inside the net which is the goal for both side of the team. Each team needs to have cooperation, understanding and trust to each other to get a score by shooting with various style. Also the player will get 2 different score which is the 2 points and the 3 points. You will be able to get the 3 point if you are shooting outside of the line that is created in an oval shape which is located around the ring. By the time you shoot inside that white line then you will probably score 2 points. The people who are going to give scores to every shot and take notes in some violations are called judge.
Violations – When you do a violation in your game, you may or may not score when you shoot the ball because it will be considered as foul. There are two persons who will like experience the foul violation which is the person who shots the ball itself and the person who blocks his way. You will get a foul violation depending on the situation. Take note that doing violations will lead you to not play the court especially when you do if for number of times.
Referee – they are the ones who are allowed to judge whether you are doing your game right. They are usually in uniforms with black and white color so people can recognize the referee right away. It is their job to get the ball when it is out of the court and give orders to the players directly after they do violations. Furthermore, there are two types of foul which is called the personal foul and the technical foul. Both are violations made by the players and they can get free throw out of it.
Ball – the ball of the basketball was once brown and they have changed it because of the reason that players are not able to see it clearly when it is thrown by the air. The new color of the ball is now orange with black stripes.
You can learn and be knowledgeable about basketball as long as you want to. There are other people out there who want to explore their talents in this kind of sport and playing with them, would help you in your kick-start. But always remember that you will not be able to get all the things that you want to know in just one day, so be patient in every practice and prepare yourself to become a professional player.
Court – The playing surface is of great importance to the players and can make a big difference in playing given the correct footwear.
These are basics about basketball