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BASKETBALL

Teacher: Rosa Vega


Student: Gabriel Herrera
Summary

• Key words
• History
• The basketball
– USA’s basketball
– International’s basketball
Key words

• Dribbling
• Passing
• Shooting
• Rebounding
History

• December 1891
Dr. James Naismith (Canadian)
in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.

•Inspirited in prehispanic balls games:

TLACHTLI of Aztecas
POT-TA-POK of Mayas
& TALADZI of Zapotecas
USA’s Basketball

• The first official basketball game


was played in the YMCA
gymnasium on January 20, 1892
with nine players, on a court just half
the size of a present-day Streetball.
• In 1946, the Basketball Association of
America (BAA) was formed, organizing the
top professional teams and leading to greater
popularity of the professional game.

• In Toronto, Canada between the Toronto


Huskies and New York Knickerbockers on
November 1, was played the first official
game.

• Three seasons later, in 1949, the BAA


became the National Basketball
Association (NBA).
NBA’s Teams
International’s basketball

• The International Basketball Federation


was formed in 1932 by eight founding
nations: Argentina, Czechoslovakia,
Greece, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Romania
and Switzerland. At this time, the
organization only oversaw amateur
players.
• Basketball was first included in the
Olympic Games in 1936.

• In 1950 the first FIBA World


Championship for men was held in
Argentina.
Links

• en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball
• www.basketball.com
• www.nba.com
• www.dmoz.org/Sports/Basketball/