3x3 (pronounced 3 on 3, 3 by 3 or 3x3) basketball is a form of the game played three a side on one hoop it is the largest urban team sport of the world (essec study commissioned by ioc) this basketball discipline is currently being promoted and structured by fiba, the sport's governing body. Basketball is a handball game usually played by two teams of five players on the courta basketball is a spherical object that rolls and bounces the objective is to get the ball through a hoop mounted high on a backboard at back end. Basketball history: origin of the sport in contrast to other sports, basketball has a clear origin it is not the evolution from an ancient game or another sport and the inventor is well known: dr james naismith. The american basketball association (aba) was a 10-team rival league to the nba that began play in the 1967-68 season and folded nine years later after the 1975-76 season four current nba teams - indiana, denver, new york, and san antonio - originated in the aba.
The women's basketball hall of fame is a 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is to honor the past, celebrate the present, promote the future of women's basketball help us continue our mission by donating today. Reorganization of the ncaa was approved at the association's first special convention the membership was divided into three divisions for competition and legislative purposes an institution in division ii or iii may elect to participate in division i in one sport, other than football or basketball and must abide by the division i bylaws. Nba rules history posted may 2 2008 5:27pm also, all equipment used by players must be appropriate for basketball and equipment that is unnatural and designed to increase a player's height.
The history of basketball began with its invention in 1891 in springfield, massachusetts by canadian physical education instructor james naismith as a less injury-prone sport than football. You see, 1967 was the first year of the 3-point shot among basketball's top leagues, and the players and fans weren't used to it a lot of the 2,500 in attendance that day thought that the harkness miracle tied the game and forced overtime. Where basketball originated it was the winter of 1891-1892 inside a gymnasium at springfield college (then known as the international ymca training school), located in springfield, mass, was a group of restless college students.
In the history of basketball, the highest-rated college basketball game seen on us television was the 1979 ncaa tournament championship game of michigan state vs indiana state, which featured magic johnson and larry bird. History of basketball 848 words | 4 pages history of basketball basketball has been around for over 100 years, and from the very beginning to now, the sport has come a long way basketball is extremely popular around the world, it is a court game played by two teams of five players each. A three-point field goal (also 3-pointer or informally, trey) is a field goal in a basketball game made from beyond the three-point line, a designated arc surrounding the basket.
Basketball: basketball, game played between two teams of five players each on a rectangular court, usually indoors each team tries to score by tossing the ball through the opponent's goal, an elevated horizontal hoop and net called a basket. Basketball stats and history statistics, scores, and history for the nba, aba, wnba, and top european competition. Basketball laces went by the wayside in 1948, with the new molded construction and a smaller circumference of 30 inches becoming official in 1949 basketball design advanced again, with its traditional four panels changed to eight, and the nba adopted this as its official ball design in 1970.
11 under-the-radar basketball players to watch this season volleyball: 3 games from each conference that could decide its regular-season champ the best college basketball head coaches, based on. Basketball history - page 3 of 4 if a team has two (2) or three (3) full timeouts remaining when the fourth period reaches the 2:00 mark, one (1) of the timeouts will be changed to a 20-second timeout and they will retain only one (1) full timeout. On august 3, 1949, representatives from the two leagues met at the baa offices in new york's empire state building to finalize the merger maurice podoloff, head of the baa since its inception.
Nba & aba career leaders and records for 3-pt field goals active players are listed in bold indicates member of the hall of fame three-point fg since 1978-79 (1967-68 for aba. Unc basketball: cameron johnson ready to excel for tar heels after hip surgery 15 ncaa women's swimmers to watch this season the 9 highest individual scoring performances in college basketball history. The history of basketball timeline created by rodrisan000 in history dec 14, 1891 basketball initiation basketball was created by 1891 the location where all of. Women's basketball began the year after the game was invented the history of women's basketball success is a long one: collegiate and professional teams, intercollegiate competitions (and their critics) as well as the sad history of many failed attempts at professional leagues women's basketball at the olympics.