Let's Find Out! Sports: What Is Basketball?, 1st Edition

  • Sharon Kendrick
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  • ISBN-10: 1538304821
  • ISBN-13: 9781538304822
  • DDC: 796.323097
  • Grade Level Range: 1st Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released December 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Requiring only a hard playing surface, a ball, and a hoop, basketball is an accessible, fast-paced game that has enthralled amateur and professional athletes alike since its invention in the 1890s. Young players and fans will find out everything they ever wanted to know about basketball in this comprehensive book. The rules of the game are clearly explained, while youth opportunities and the evolution of professional basketball are explored.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Shooting Hoops.
2: Playing Area and Equipment.
3: Playing the Game.
4: Fouls.
5: Styles of Play.
6: Youth Basketball.
7: History.
8: The NBA.
9: March Madness.
10: Basketball Around the World.
11: Famous Players.
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