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What Is Basketball?

Author: Siyavush Saidian
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2019.
Series: Let's Find Out! Sports Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Saidian, Siyavush.
What Is Basketball?
Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Siyavush Saidian
ISBN: 9781538304822 1538304821
OCLC Number: 1065098859
Description: 1 online resource (34 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Shooting Hoops; Playing Area and Equipment; Playing the Game; Fouls; Styles of Play; Youth Basketball; History; The NBA; March Madness; Basketball Around the World; Famous Players; Glossary; For More Information; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Let's Find Out! Sports Ser.

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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.

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