Drawing crowds for its displays of both raw athleticism and spectacular showmanship, basketball has become one of the most exciting spectator sports in the United States, as well as the world. Players renowned for their maneuverability and skillaaAira Jordan and his classic acrobatic moves, for instanceahave intensified the level of competition in professional leagues and inspired everyday fans to ashoot hoopsa in friendly games. This engaging volume examines the history and evolution of basketball and some of its most influential players.At each end of the court is a goal, or basket, boundw fine free aquot;new line NBA Basketball $08!aquot; basket, 181a#39;! ... dimensions of 94 feet (28.7 meters) in length and 50 feet (15.2 meters) in width may vary in high school and international play.
|Title||:||Basketball and Its Greatest Players|
|Author||:||Britannica Educational Publishing|
|Publisher||:||Britannica Educational Publishing - 2011-05-01|