Tag :: Basketball

Basketball is a very popular  indoor sport that is played between two teams on a rectangular court. The main objective of the game is to score the high scores via shooting a ball through a hoop of 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a back board at each end. The score is given as on the basis of the field of shooting the ball through the basket during regular play. A field goal scores two points if the player is touching or closer to the basket than the three point line and three points if the player is behind the three point line. The team with the most scores wins the match. It has certain rules and regulations while playing the game. As in football, basketball also has the offensive and defensive structures and players with shooting, passing, dribbling and rebounding techniques. Mostly the players involved in basketball are very tall. There are 10-20 members in the team and only five are allowed on court. Basketball is very popular in United States followed by other European and Asian countries.