The Basics Of Basketball
By: Enis B. & Alex R.
In Basketball there are 30 teams in the most famous league (which is The NBA).
There are usually 5 players from each team on the court at a time, the positions are
point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward, and center. Twenty-six of the NBA teams have an official mascot.
There are 82 games in the regular season & some special events like The Dunk Contest, the Three-Point Contest, and All-Star game.
Then after the 82 games, certain teams go into the playoffs depending on their win record.
There are 8 teams allowed in.
The teams are chosen depending on their record in the regular season.
When you win the NBA finals you get a championship ring and a big celebration with champagne spraying everywhere,
and a jacket. Then there is the NBA summer league which is the teams but with only the rookies from the NBA Draft.
The sport basketball was created by a man by the name of James Naismith, he was a white Canadian-American.
He held a basketball.