In the world of sports, there is one game that though not very prominent has become very popular. The game called Basketball is a game dominated by men and mostly predominant in America. This is because it claims its origin in the American continent as a physical practice mostly used by Black Americans. This is because it requires a lot of energy and emotions. That being the case, Black Americans ought to have bigger body sizes and process immense amount of emotions.
How to play basketball
Basketball is played by five players in each team and the target is to place the ball between a baskets located around six meters high. The game has continued to become popular across the globe. But the initial cost of setting up a Basketball pitch seems to be high. This has led to the slow pace of popularizing the game. It also requires special abilities and characteristics that sum up to being violent in the game.
The game is one of the fastest games in the pitch and in order to win, fast moves are required. The players are divided in various groups or are categorized in to three groups namely the defense, mid forwards and full forwards. The forwards are supposed to be agile sportsmen as victory of the game depends on them. Usually the forward strikers are the ones that control the game in the time of playing. The defense team ensures that their opponent’s strikers do not get an opportunity to score. With each other assistance, the team coordinates through the center strikers who pass on the ball to the full strikers for scoring.
The game is played with hands and feet contact are discouraged and leads to a foul. A player movement is enabled by dribbling the ball and a player is not supposed to carry the ball with both hands. This ensures that the game is interesting in manner unique to itself. There are various ways of scoring and they would lead to different points. The points scored are determined by the distance from the basket. A player can score three points or two point depending on where the shot was taken from.
Rules in playing basketball
A foul leads to the competing team being awarded a chance to score three points in three shots. Around the globe, Basketball is viewed as a game for the Americans or the wealthy group in some countries. It is common to find basketball pitches in lavish areas and in schools where the rich takes their children to school. It is also common to find Basketball pitch in Institutions of higher learning. However in other areas where cash is a rare species, it is uncommon to find such facilities. Basketball is therefore associated with the well to do people in most areas. In America, it is played by the black community and few whites. Who enjoy the same environment with the blacks? This creates the opportunity to leave the game to those people who are uneducated or semi-educated and waging a hard life. They frequently express their anger in the game by having emotional game time and various commotions from time to time.
Around the globe, Basketball is continuously gaining favor and flavor. Acceptance is growing and has seen numerous competition organized and conducted on international grounds. Basketball players have also gained recognition as they receive huge sums of money that changes their live. Among the famous stars of Basketball are living a better life than they would if they did not play basketball. This makes Basketball an international game that has surpassed expectations. It is therefore good and a moral responsibility to speak well of the game and to award it all the necessary assistance.