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Click here to learn about basketball!

When was basketball developed? 1891.
Who developed basketball? Dr. James Naismith, a Phys. Ed. director at the YMCA College in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Why was basketball invented? To help condition football and soccer players during the winter.
What is traveling> When the offensive player moves both of their feet while not dribbling the ball.
What is a double-dribble? A double-dribble is when the offensive player dribbles, stops, and then dribbles again OR when you dribble the ball with both hands.
What is 'out-of-bounds'? Out of bounds is when the player with the basketball steps or dribbles on or out of the boundary lines.
What is back court/over and back? This is when the offensive team dribbles or passes into the back court once they have crossed mid-court.
What is 5 seconds? This is when the offensive team does not inbound the ball within 5 seconds of possession.
What is 3 seconds in the lane? An offensive player may not remain in the lane area for more that 3 seconds.
What is carrying the ball? This is when the offensive player palms the basketball by carrying the ball over while dribbling. Another example is when the offensive player places their hand underneath the bottom half of the basketball while dribbling.
Created by: 22mbeach