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Basketball
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Michael Jordan goes for a slam dunk at the old Boston Garden
Highest governing body FIBA
First played 1891, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Characteristics
Contact Contact
Team members 13 to 15 (5 at a time)
Mixed gender Single
Categorization Indoor or Outdoor
Equipment Basketball
Olympic 1936
.Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of 5 players try to score points against one another by placing a ball through a 10 foot (3.048 m) high hoop (the goal) under organized rules.^ At Planet Hoops, our mission is to provide our athletes with all the important information surrounding the exciting challenges in today’s competitive sports market and to get them to their goal of playing basketball overseas.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ A game called One-on-One accurately imitates a basketball shooting match between two stars: Larry Bird and Julius (Doctor J) Erving.
  • The Secret Guide to Computers - Games 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.secretguide.net [Source type: General]

^ It is played using two teams of 5 players on a full length basketball court, and a roster of 8 different fictional teams.
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  • Every Video Game � Arcade 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.everyvideogame.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.A regulation NBA basketball court is 94' long by 50' wide.^ "The NBA at 50: a league founded in obscurity has mushroomed into a world wide phenomenon," Bob Herzog.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

.Basketball is one of the most popular and widely viewed sports in the world.^ Squidoo is the world's most popular site for creating single pages on your interests, hobbies, job, favorite books, and any of a billion other things.
  • Vintage Computer Games Headquarters 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The why: A solid UFC game has been elusive, and after many half-assed versions of one of the most popular sports today, THQ finally nailed it.
  • Top 25 Video Game Saviors 2009: 20-16: Games: UGO 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC gamesblog.ugo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That makes Yao Ming of the Houston Rockets one of the most famous and popular athletes on the planet.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

[1]
.Points are scored by throwing (shooting) the ball through the basket from above.^ Lamar Skeeter has upped his scoring average to 12.9 points and is shooting 65% from the field and 46% from three-point.
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^ We have a monster-sized "skee ball"-like score board with different holes, each one netting you a certain amount of points.

^ Maybe you have to rebound better, shoot better, hit free throws, handle the ball, defend better.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.The team with more points at the end of the game wins, but additional time (overtime) may be issued when the scores of both teams are the same.^ Special digital guide with multiple levels of help, making the Myst games more accessible Now fully compatible with Windows XP 1 point .
  • Vintage Computer Games Headquarters 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ At the same time, numerous "dance mat" games such as Dance Dance Revolution encouraged a more physical approach to play, and with their licensed pop music soundtracks and social interaction again attracted female players.
  • Video games: the decade when playtime took over | Technology | The Guardian 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Compete for Cash** • Chance to win up to $1,600 in a 12 team league • Dedicated competition • 3 levels to choose from • Live scoring and stats included Learn More .
  • Fantasy Basketball Games & News : FantasyNews.CBSSports.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC fantasynews.cbssports.com [Source type: General]

.The ball can be advanced on the court by bouncing it (dribbling) or passing it between teammates.^ Also, visually, the court determines the similarities between both games as a fault of the graphics, and this is certainly something that can not be said of later games, as technology advances.

.Disruptive physical contact (foul) is penalized, and free throws will be issued if an offensive player is fouled while shooting the ball.^ Maybe you have to rebound better, shoot better, hit free throws, handle the ball, defend better.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ An astounding furious two-player first-person 3D game with a simple premise: Get the ball and shoot it into your opponents goal.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

(violations).
.Through time, basketball has developed to involve many common techniques of shooting, passing and dribbling, as well as players' positions, and offensive and defensive structures.^ "The company doesn't exist any longer, but at that time we were involved in the development of home robots.
  • The Future of Computer Games: Ten Industry Leaders Speak Out 10 February 2010 10:36 UTC www.atarimagazines.com [Source type: General]

^ As the sports fans and arenas grew, basketball took off as a full time professional players job.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ Days and seasons pass in real time, and you can visit the vilages of online players -- even if they're a thousand miles away.
  • Best Nintendo DS Games 16 January 2010 3:29 UTC www.mrbass.org [Source type: General]

.Typically, the tallest members of a team will play center or one of two forward positions, while shorter players or those who possess the best ball handling skills and speed, play the guard positions.^ The game features eight levels, and can be played by one or two players.
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^ I have speed and great ball handling ...
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ It is played using two teams of 5 players on a full length basketball court, and a roster of 8 different fictional teams.
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  • Every Video Game � Arcade 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.everyvideogame.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.While competitive basketball is carefully regulated, numerous variations of basketball have developed for casual play.^ The relation between the three rules should be elegantly planned so that the players can focus on their playing rather than on the various regulations of rules.
  • Computer Games in Education 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC blogs.nyu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We have had numerous requests lately from players wanting information about playing basketball overseas.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ Children can develop MANY different educational skills by playing the various puzzles Moshi Monsters has to offer.
  • Kids Computer Games Recommendations 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC jennymannion.com [Source type: General]

.In some countries, basketball is also a popular spectator sport.^ One of the most popular sports in the world, basketball is played by men and women of all ages and ability levels in more than 200 countries.
  • Basketball - MSN Encarta 11 September 2009 6:36 UTC encarta.msn.com [Source type: General]

^ Harder - One of the most popular sports around the world, basketball is a fast-paced competition played by men and women of all ages and ability.
  • Basketball 11 September 2009 6:36 UTC 42explore.com [Source type: General]

^ Professionally, basketball is most commonly played indoors, though it is a highly popular amateur sport, played in standard form and variations (including one-on-one) for recreation in many countries.

.While competitive basketball is primarily an indoor sport, played on a basketball court, less regulated variations played in the outdoors have become increasingly popular among both inner city and rural groups.^ Kobe's playing both ends of the court.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ At Planet Hoops, our mission is to provide our athletes with all the important information surrounding the exciting challenges in today’s competitive sports market and to get them to their goal of playing basketball overseas.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ The Memphis Grizzlies have claimed guard Lester Hudson off waivers, bringing the rookie back to the city where he played high school and junior college basketball.
  • phillyBurbs.com:  Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.phillyburbs.com [Source type: News]

Contents

History

The first basketball court: Springfield College.

The first rules, court, and game

In early December 1891, Dr. James Naismith,[2] a Canadian-born physical education professor and instructor at the International Young Men's Christian Association Training School[3] (YMCA) (today, Springfield College) in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA, was trying to keep his gym class active on a rainy day sought a vigorous indoor game to keep his students occupied and at proper levels of fitness during the long New England winters. After rejecting other ideas as either too rough or poorly suited to walled-in gymnasiums, he wrote the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto a 10-foot (3.05 m) elevated track. .In contrast with modern basketball nets, this peach basket retained its bottom, and balls had to be retrieved manually after each "basket" or point scored; this proved inefficient, however, so the bottom of the basket was removed[4], allowing the balls to be poked out with a long dowel each time.^ Eric Schiele (6-0, Sr., Atwater, OH/Waterloo/Cleveland State) scored 16 points, grabbed six rebounds and handed out five assists.
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^ The Cougars came out smoking in the second and scored five straight points to take a 40-39 lead.
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^ Please take the time to check out Whizz Ball , Discovery Kids Games and all Discovery Kids has to offer.
  • Kids Computer Games Recommendations 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC jennymannion.com [Source type: General]

.The peach baskets were used until 1906 when they were finally replaced by metal hoops with backboards.^ Shame they’ve not figured out how to make the ammo, they’re also not letting us use them until they do.
  • video games » alphaxion.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.alphaxion.com [Source type: General]

^ I heard they had used one of my songs but I hadn't seen it until recently and when I did I was in for some unpleasant surprises."
  • UConn Video Game Organization 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC vgo.uconn.edu [Source type: General]

.A further change was soon made, so the ball merely passed through, paving the way for the game we know today.^ Release Year:-2005 I know you may be thinking that the game is too old but trust me you will change your opinion after playing te game.
  • Gaming Reviews & Computer Games 10 February 2010 10:36 UTC sharedreviews.com [Source type: General]

^ It paved the way for many similar games to follow (Bard's Tale Construction set, AD&D Unlimited Adventurers, etc.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ I know there are perfectly fun and safe ways to play games like World of Warcraft , but just be careful it doesn’t become more than a game.
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

A soccer ball was used to shoot baskets. .Whenever a person got the ball in the basket, his team would gain a point.^ But you are right Steven in pointing out that if a person doesn’t have a peer group, they can never gain peer group approval.

^ IF we was given the freedom that Nash was his team would average about 130 points a game and it would be even prettier to watch than the Suns.
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^ A point I would like to make is that it all depends on what sort of person you actually want to create at the end of it all.

.Whichever team got the most points won the game.^ Michael joined the little league baseball team where he won his first state championship , and he received the Most Valuable Player Award .
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^ Basketball Had two player team and vs. First Bball game to allow player adjustments -- post player or shooter, and allowed a certain number of rating points for each.
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^ Jordan averaged 17 points per game in 1984's victorious American Olympic team.
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[5] The baskets were originally nailed to the mezzanine balcony of the playing court, but this proved impractical when spectators on the balcony began to interfere with shots. The backboard was introduced to prevent this interference; it had the additional effect of allowing rebound shots.[6]
.Naismith's handwritten diaries, discovered by his granddaughter in early 2006, indicate that he was nervous about the new game he had invented, which incorporated rules from a children's game called "Duck on a Rock", as many had failed before it.^ There are enough negative things about this game that the article could have been honestly and accurately presented (also called journalistic integrity), and still resulted in an outcry against it.
  • Talk To Action | The Purpose Driven Life Takers (Part 1) 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.talk2action.org [Source type: General]

^ Before there were video games children would watch television, movies, or listen to the radio instead of reading.

^ Players can bend the rules to create new games, overcome obstacles by simply combining rules and objects in unexpected ways and they can exploit bugs for fun.
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Naismith called the new game "Basket Ball".[7]
.The first official game was played in the YMCA gymnasium on January 20, 1892 with nine players.^ It seems Brandon had become totally immersed in playing a particular game -- Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare -- during which he interacted with other on-line players over the Internet.
  • Video Games - Education for Parents 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.parentstv.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The First World War (1914-1918) also saw the segregated units of African American soldiers playing in regimental tournaments as baseball players.
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^ Simple controls make the game easy and fun to play, so that players of all skill levels can swing and climb their way to new heights!
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.The game ended at 1-0; the shot was made from 25 feet (7.6 m), on a court just half the size of a present-day Streetball or National Basketball Association (NBA) court.^ There amidst legitimate electronics retailers were at least a half a dozen stores selling counterfeit games, including games which had just been released in the United States literally one or two days before.
  • Computer and Video Games Come of Age 12 September 2009 6:06 UTC web.mit.edu [Source type: General]

^ Also, having just watched the game again, LO was phenomenal in the 4th quarter, big play after big play, especially on the defensive end.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ A simple but oddly compelling multiplayer basketball game ...after each shot, you're shown how you're doing against everyone else (~1000 players when I was playing).
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By 1897–1898 teams of five became standard.

Women's basketball

.Women's basketball began in 1892 at Smith College when Senda Berenson, a physical education teacher, modified Naismith's rules for women.^ Naismith was a physical education instructor at the School for Christian Workers which later became Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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^ Women's Basketball @ Boston College .
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.Shortly after she was hired at Smith, she went to Naismith to learn more about the game.^ I'm not so worried about game violence because I know that my parenting is going to be more involving.
  • Video Game Addiction As An Official Disorder? | Techdirt 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Related Links: > > Learn more about the Coupons.com App > > Learn more about Photosmart Printers HP Compaq 8000f Elite PC .
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^ It's a shame this review got hung up on it as well and didn't spend more time talking about what's actually in the game than what's not in it.

[8] .Fascinated by the new sport and the values it could teach, she organized the first women’s collegiate basketball game on March 21, 1893, when her Smith freshmen and sophomores played against one another.^ Women's Basketball vs. First Round .
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^ Love to Pursue the Game of playing Basketball!!
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^ A game called One-on-One accurately imitates a basketball shooting match between two stars: Larry Bird and Julius (Doctor J) Erving.
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[9] Her rules were first published in 1899 and two years later Berenson became the editor of A.G. Spalding’s first Women's Basketball Guide[9],

Surge in popularity

.Basketball's early adherents were dispatched to YMCAs throughout the United States, and it quickly spread through the USA and Canada.^ In the early 1980s, Sony fought for the diffusion of the Betamax VCR technology that culminated in the landmark United States Supreme Court ruling, Sony Corp.
  • Use of a Game Over: Emulation and the Video Game Industry, A White Paper 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.law.northwestern.edu [Source type: General]

^ After the Civil War (1861-1865), baseball began to spread out to other places, mainly in large cities in the United States.
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^ On to Barcelona, Spain with the 1992 Dream Team of the United States Olympic Basketball Team and the best in basketball, the ten players were: .
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By 1895, it was well established at several women's high schools. .While the YMCA was responsible for initially developing and spreading the game, within a decade it discouraged the new sport, as rough play and rowdy crowds began to detract from the YMCA's primary mission.^ Play the game and you'll quickly discovered that even the largest cities had fewer than 100,000 citizens within its walls.
  • Chapter 7 - Designing Computer Games - Hundred Years War 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC www.hyw.com [Source type: General]

^ The 2007 iteration takes place two decades later from the previous games and introduces role-playing game (RPG) elements to the gameplay.
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^ Simple controls make the game easy and fun to play, so that players of all skill levels can swing and climb their way to new heights!
  • Best Nintendo DS Games 16 January 2010 3:29 UTC www.mrbass.org [Source type: General]

.However, other amateur sports clubs, colleges, and professional clubs quickly filled the void.^ Secondary schools, colleges and universities, and private clubs embraced the team sport of basketball.
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^ On the other hand, American sports are filled with records of African American athletes capable of participating in the broad sports arena but not given the chance due to their race .
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^ He won most of the club's amateur cycling prizes, and, in 1896, at the age of eighteen, he went professional.
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.In the years before World War I, the Amateur Athletic Union and the Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States (forerunner of the NCAA) vied for control over the rules for the game.^ Yeah, I was scared with this one – any Wii game that involves throwing makes my heart stop a bit when my 6 year old takes the control for the first time.
  • Kids Computer Games Recommendations 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC jennymannion.com [Source type: General]

^ Games for years have borrowed the structures and rules -- as well as the imagery -- of athletic competition, but the Wii adds something genuinely new to the mix, something we'd ignored so long we stopped noticing that it was missing: athleticism itself.
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^ The introduction of semi- and completely open-world titles such as Fallout 3, Far Cry 2 and Assassin's Creed 2 has been one of the highlights of the past three years in gaming.
  • Video games: the decade when playtime took over | Technology | The Guardian 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.The first pro league, the National Basketball League, was formed in 1898 to protect players from exploitation and to promote a less rough game.^ Oklahoma game-law injunction permanent "...ruling that video games are a form of creative expression entitled to protection under the First Amendment" Studios leaving money on the table "...most studios will become format agnostic" .
  • UConn Video Game Organization 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC vgo.uconn.edu [Source type: General]

^ Fritz Pollard ended out his career as one of the first African Americans in the newly formed American Professional Association which decided to become the National Football League (NFL) in 1921.
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^ Also I have found that games that don't tell as much and are less intrusive (such as Ico) work better at creating an emotional connection between the player and their avatar.
  • Blog: Are computer games a literary genre? | Education | guardian.co.uk 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.This league only lasted five years.^ He played for fourteen different teams for a career spanning twenty-five years but never was able to cross over into the National League due to his race.
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^ Whilst i agree the hardware has evolved, and will continue to evolve, i think software design has actually been complacent, especially in the last five years.
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Basketball Hall of Fame founded

.By the 1950s, basketball had become a major college sport, thus paving the way for a growth of interest in professional basketball.^ Secondary schools, colleges and universities, and private clubs embraced the team sport of basketball.
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^ As the sports fans and arenas grew, basketball took off as a full time professional players job.
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^ At the wise age of 30, I decided to challenge myself, and commit to my dream…to become a professional basketball player and play basketball overseas.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

.In 1959, a basketball hall of fame was founded in Springfield, Massachusetts, site of the first game.^ "Charlie Sifford, golfing pioneer, is first black elected to World Golf Hall of Fame."
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^ Basketball Had two player team and vs. First Bball game to allow player adjustments -- post player or shooter, and allowed a certain number of rating points for each.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ November 1972 Atari is founded by Nolan Bushnell and ships Pong, the first video game.
  • PC Timeline. The Freeman PC Museum... Largest Collection of Vintage Computers On The Web. 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC www.thepcmuseum.net [Source type: General]

.Its rosters include the names of great players, coaches, referees and people who have contributed significantly to the development of the game.^ Shockingly enough, I’m a 22-year-old male who considers himself a casual gamer, which probably places me in most game developers’ targeted demographic.
  • Video Games: A Cause of Violence and Aggression | Serendip's Exchange 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC serendip.brynmawr.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I played Diablo II regularly for about 2-3 years and then switched to NWN which has a community of people who on their own free time, design wonderful modules and great stories, so the game never gets boring (and each module does have an ending).
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "So you're dealing with a coach, and you're dealing with a guy who's actually experienced NBA basketball from a player's perspective and actually goes about it that way.” -- Kevin Garnett .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.The hall of fame has people who have accomplished many goals in their career in basketball.^ There would be a much wider potential market for something like that—simply because there are so many people who don't read."
  • The Future of Computer Games: Ten Industry Leaders Speak Out 10 February 2010 10:36 UTC www.atarimagazines.com [Source type: General]

^ The name of Doubleday became directly linked to the residents who helped to establish the National Baseball Hall of Fame and its museum .
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^ "There's so many young peoople who start to play basketball and never learn the fundamentals.” -- Oscar Robertson .
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Development of equipment and technique

.Basketball was originally played with a soccer ball.^ Just need a chance Not rated yet I could of played college ball but had to take care of my family i am a great basketball player.
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^ I play point guard because I am a very smart basketball player and rarely turn the ball over....
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^ William King later played professional ball for the Scranton Miners, the Rens, the Washington Bears, and, by 1946, he played for the Rochester Royals, a national Basketball League.
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.The first balls made specifically for basketball were brown, and it was only in the late 1950s that Tony Hinkle, searching for a ball that would be more visible to players and spectators alike, introduced the orange ball that is now in common use.^ This app is more efficient when more players use it.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ Multiplayer games are usually more enjoyable than two player encounters, yet solitaire play is the most common because of the difficulty in getting the players together.
  • Chapter 7 - Designing Computer Games - Hundred Years War 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC www.hyw.com [Source type: General]

^ "I would still like to get more athletic and have players that can really cover what's going on in the game.” -- Isiah Thomas .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.Dribbling was not part of the original game except for the "bounce pass" to teammates.^ AXE was originally to have 3 parts to it...a trilogy...as they were popular at the time of the Spectrum and Amiga machines, and the games were to be (in order): 1.
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Passing the ball was the primary means of ball movement. Dribbling was eventually introduced but limited by the asymmetric shape of early balls. .Dribbling only became a major part of the game around the 1950s, as manufacturing improved the ball shape.^ The only difference is that anti gaming organisations follow the idea that violent video games stimulate the “wrong” part of the brain.

^ The object of the game was to guide your only marginally recognizable stick figure around the screen to collect as many beer cans as possible.
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^ It's a function of what hardware the game is written for, of how many marketing dollars are spent not only by the publisher but also the hardware manufacturers."
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Historical antecedents

.Basketball, netball, dodgeball, volleyball, and lacrosse are the only ball games which have been identified as being invented by North Americans.^ North American Phillips Consumer Electronics is a primary case in determining video game copyright law.

^ Some predominantly white universities in the North (U.S.A.) did use African Americans on their basketball teams in the pre-1950's.
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^ The game is being designed so that, if you use the GFE, you can actively participate using only 2-3 hours a month.
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.Other ball games, such as baseball and Canadian football, have Commonwealth of Nations, European, Asian or African connections.^ We will disclose Posting Information in connection with the display of, and other services relating to, such Posting.
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^ F OOTBALL Like other American sports, the first game of football was similar to the English sport of soccer .
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^ I am a gamer myself and I play Halo, Resident Evil, Left 4 Dead, No More Heroes, and other such "violent" games.
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.Although there is no direct evidence as yet that the idea of basketball came from the ancient Mesoamerican ballgame, knowledge of that game had been available for at least 50 years prior to Naismith's creation, in the writings of John Lloyd Stephens and Alexander von Humboldt.^ I’ve played Warcraft since 1994 and I STILL play WC3 casually when I’m not raiding on WoW. At least you have Blizz as the ultimate Devil here… There is no other gaming corporation with more addiction under their belt.
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^ When I did my first live event, over 20 years ago, and then thinking back on this year's Monster Jam World Finals, there's just no comparison.

^ To be aware of how easily their work can be infringed (in their eyes anyhow), there is no denying that this is the ideal direction in which the industry would like to lead.

.Stephens' works especially, which included drawings by Frederick Catherwood, were available at most educational institutions in the 19th century and also had wide popular circulations.^ This course will delve into the historiography of why this work, especially computational projects, have not been included in most canons of art history.
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^ Hints The Best Cheats for the Sims 2 PC Game The Sims 2 is one of the most popular games of the 21st century.
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^ I offer a wide range of courses in digital media, and am especially interested in working with academic institutions that are open to exploring interdisciplinary initiatives in this field.
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Early college basketball development

Dr. James Naismith was instrumental in establishing college basketball. He coached at the University of Kansas for six years, before handing the reins to renowned coach Forrest "Phog" Allen. .Naismith's disciple Amos Alonzo Stagg brought basketball to the University of Chicago, while Adolph Rupp, a student of Naismith's at Kansas, enjoyed great success as coach at the University of Kentucky.^ In 1892, at the University of Chicago , came Amos Alonzo Stagg , coach of the football team.
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^ Stagg , from his experiences as a coach, wrote, along with H.C. Williams , a book entitled, A Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleges (Chicago: University of Chicago, 1893).
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.On February 9, 1895, the first intercollegiate 5-on-5 game was played at Hamline University between Hamline and the School of Agriculture, which was affiliated with University of Minnesota.^ The association between video game playing, religiosity, parental guidance and aggression, in sixth through eighth grade students attending Seventh-Day Adventist Schools.
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^ First, the Cavs defeated Malone University 88-47 in the 46th Annual Mayors' Cup game last Tuesday night.
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^ On Friday, the Cavs play their fourth straight home game when they host Ohio State University-Mansfield at 7:30 pm.
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[10][11] The School of Agriculture won in a 9-3 game.
.In 1901, colleges, including the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Dartmouth College, the University of Minnesota, the U.S. Naval Academy, the University of Utah and Yale University began sponsoring men's games.^ He lead Brown to seasonal victories against Williams College, Yale, Harvard, Vermont, Colgate, and at Rutgers University where he played against Paul Robeson's team.
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^ Along with these country-wide large universities came the growth of sports which included larger sports arenas for grand football games.
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^ For the second straight season, the Cavs Men's Basketball Team will play the Ohio State University Buckeyes at Value City Arena in a preseason exhibition game.
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.In 1905, frequent injuries on the football field prompted President Theodore Roosevelt to suggest that colleges form a governing body, resulting in the creation of the Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States (IAAUS).^ The men's basketball team, like all intercollegiate athletics teams at Plattsburgh State, focuses on a commitment to competitive excellence, academic achievement, and community service.
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^ Taylor broke the Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association of America record for the 440 yard dash with a time of 49.2 seconds.
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^ In the field event from Harvard College in 1909 was Theodore "Ted" Cable , a member of the 220 yard dash relay team and the hammer throw and the broad jump teams.
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In 1910, that body would change its name to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Early women's basketball development

.In 1891, the University of California and Miss Head's School played the first women's interinstitutional game.^ First, the Cavs defeated Malone University 88-47 in the 46th Annual Mayors' Cup game last Tuesday night.
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^ Appeal of playing online first person shooter games: CyberPsychology & Behavior Vol 10(1) Feb 2007, 133-136.
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^ I got Pokemon Red when it first released and played those games far too much, and I can load it up today and still enjoy it as much as I did back then.
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.Berenson's freshmen played the sophomore class in the first women's intercollegiate basketball game at Smith College, March 21, 1893.[12] The same year, Mount Holyoke and Sophie Newcomb College (coached by Clara Gregory Baer) women began playing basketball.^ Love to Pursue the Game of playing Basketball!!
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^ Women's Basketball vs. First Round .
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^ I have been playing basketball since I was 6 years old.
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.By 1895, the game had spread to colleges across the country, including Wellesley, Vassar, and Bryn Mawr.^ Along with these country-wide large universities came the growth of sports which included larger sports arenas for grand football games.
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^ The Oregon Trail a game where you travel on a wagon across the country Oregon Trial A man and his family travel through the plains of Oregon and have to make money, rest, and hunt for food.
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^ This paper reflects the research and thoughts of a student at the time the paper was written for a course at Bryn Mawr College.
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.The first intercollegiate women's game was on April 4, 1896. Stanford women played Berkeley, 9-on-9, ending in a 2-1 Stanford victory.^ He played his first game with the Montreal Royals on April 18, 1946 .
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^ Also, having just watched the game again, LO was phenomenal in the 4th quarter, big play after big play, especially on the defensive end.
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^ I’m still rather sorry that in the very first game I played, the only way I knew how to end the game was, sadly, to drown her in a swimming pool.

.Women's basketball development was more structured than that for men in the early years.^ Gaming Top 10 Video Games Trailers on YouTube Video Games have been a booming industry contributing to more than $40 billion dollars a year.
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^ He's standing before more than 100 fidgety young men and women lined up in the strip-mall parking lot outside his store.
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^ View all the different sports results like Baseball, Football, Men's and Women's Tennis, Volleyball and more!
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.In 1905, the Executive Committee on Basket Ball Rules (National Women's Basketball Committee) was created by the American Physical Education Association.^ The ABA, American Basketball Association, was organized in 1925, but no African Americans could join.
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^ Paper presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting for the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Division C-5: Learning Environments, in Chicago.
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^ William King later played professional ball for the Scranton Miners, the Rens, the Washington Bears, and, by 1946, he played for the Rochester Royals, a national Basketball League.
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[13] .These rules called for six to nine players per team and 11 officials.^ At the same time, these team players as professionals earned only $25.00 per game while working their daily jobs.
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^ This short article puts a major focus on these players, with pictures and names given for the different teams.
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^ The sinister organization called Team Galaxy is trying to rule the region by capturing and training thes Pokemon.
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.The International Women's Sports Federation (1924) included a women's basketball competition.^ "Women basketball coaches: grooming the overlooked stars of the collegiate sports world."
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^ Baseball Basketball Cross Country Ice Hockey Lacrosse Soccer Track & Field Women's Sports .
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.37 women's high school varsity basketball or state tournaments were held by 1925. And in 1926, the Amateur Athletic Union backed the first national women's basketball championship, complete with men's rules.^ Women's Basketball vs. Florida State .
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^ Women's Basketball vs. First Round .
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^ I played high school basketball in Arizona.
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[13]
.The Edmonton Grads, a touring Canadian women's team based in Edmonton, Alberta, operated between 1915 and 1940. The Grads toured all over North America, and were exceptionally successful.^ All-in-One product overview See the great features and benefits of HPs new Deskjet F2200 All-in-One Printer series for North America.
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^ North America Guided video tour of Snapfish capabilities features the many ways Snapfish can be used to store and print special memories.
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^ All-in-One product overview See the great features and benefits of HPs new Deskjet F4200 All-in-One Printer series for North America.
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.They posted a record of 522 wins and only 20 losses over that span, as they met any team which wanted to challenge them, funding their tours from gate receipts.^ How is the only team in the NBA with a single digit loss record this far in the season be number two?
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^ The Chicago Bulls improved its record in the 1984-1985 season to 38 wins and 44 losses.
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^ From 1901 to 1903, Johnson had twenty-three winning fights with only one loss.
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[14] .The Grads also shone on several exhibition trips to Europe, and won four consecutive exhibition Olympics tournaments, in 1924, 1928, 1932, and 1936; however, women's basketball was not an official Olympic sport until 1976. The Grads' players were unpaid, and had to remain single.^ The Romans also used boxing in their sports arenas or coliseums as a spectator sport using several gladiators fighting it out until only one would become the victorious champion.
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^ As the sports fans and arenas grew, basketball took off as a full time professional players job.
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^ "Women basketball coaches: grooming the overlooked stars of the collegiate sports world."
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.The Grads' style focused on team play, without overly emphasizing skills of individual players.^ Simple controls make the game easy and fun to play, so that players of all skill levels can swing and climb their way to new heights!
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^ Except for certain secondary school basketball players, the majority of African American players were confined and forced to play mainly as all-black teams.
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^ Individual awards for basketball achievements are also a great way to recognize a player's skill throughout the season.
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.The first women's AAU All-America team was chosen in 1929.[13] Women's industrial leagues sprang up throughout the United States, producing famous athletes, including Babe Didrikson of the Golden Cyclones, and the All American Red Heads Team, which competed against men's teams, using men's rules.^ By 1901, eight teams made up the American League .
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^ "We're all Americans trying to compete.
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^ The men's basketball team, like all intercollegiate athletics teams at Plattsburgh State, focuses on a commitment to competitive excellence, academic achievement, and community service.
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.By 1938, the women's national championship changed from a three-court game to two-court game with six players per team.^ The game is for two players.
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^ At the same time, these team players as professionals earned only $25.00 per game while working their daily jobs.
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^ This article presents two studies that address why young women are less attracted than young men to popular contemporary computer games in Germany.
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[13]

First Canadian interuniversity game

.The first Canadian interuniversity basketball game was played at the YMCA in Kingston, Ontario on February 6, 1904, when McGill University visited Queen's University.^ Love to Pursue the Game of playing Basketball!!
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^ This week the Cavs play once, when they travel to the University of Northwestern Ohio for an AMC South game on Saturday at 2 pm.
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^ First, the Cavs defeated Malone University 88-47 in the 46th Annual Mayors' Cup game last Tuesday night.
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.McGill won 9-7 in overtime; the score was 7-7 at the end of regulation play, and a ten-minute overtime period settled the outcome.^ Lamar Skeeter (6-0, Jr., Dayton, OH/Kettering Fairmont) played an outstanding game off the bench, logging 26 minutes and scoring 10 points.
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^ During the overtime period, the two teams fought over the lead for the first three minutes.
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^ In overtime, Jaren Jeffcoat scored first for the Cadets with a jumper about a minute into play, but Brendan Harder countered quickly with a layup for the Tigers.
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A good turnout of spectators watched the game.[15]
Ad from The Liberator magazine promoting an exhibition in Harlem, March 1922. Drawing by Hugo Gellert.

Early American professional and barnstorming teams

Teams abounded throughout the 1920s. .There were hundreds of men's professional basketball teams in towns and cities all over the United States, and little organization of the professional game.^ Men's Basketball vs. Florida State .
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^ With so little happening in the video game industry this week, there's no better time to conduct an Airing of Grievances.
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^ The men's basketball team, like all intercollegiate athletics teams at Plattsburgh State, focuses on a commitment to competitive excellence, academic achievement, and community service.
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.Players jumped from team to team and teams played in armories and smoky dance halls.^ Traveling by bus for long distances to play other teams often led to hotels which would not take in "colored" players.
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^ Over the next 7 seasons, I played basketball overseas for 9 teams as a professional player, realizing my dreams, fulfilling a life long quest.
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^ Except for certain secondary school basketball players, the majority of African American players were confined and forced to play mainly as all-black teams.
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Leagues came and went. .Barnstorming squads such as the Original Celtics and two all-African American teams, the New York Renaissance Five ("Rens") and (still in existence as of 2010) the Harlem Globetrotters played up to two hundred games a year on their national tours.^ For the African American, boxing had its ups and downs.
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^ I have played video games for many, many years.
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^ "I think that New York is the city of all cities.
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American national college championships

.The first men's national championship tournament, the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball tournament, which still exists as the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) tournament, was organized in 1937. The first national championship for NCAA teams, the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) in New York, was organized in 1938; the NCAA national tournament would begin one year later.^ The men's basketball team, like all intercollegiate athletics teams at Plattsburgh State, focuses on a commitment to competitive excellence, academic achievement, and community service.
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^ Through the years, the Cardinals have represented the College with many regionally and nationally successful teams, including: .
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^ The Cardinals compete in one of the top athletic conferences in the nation, the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC), and the conference champion gains automatic entry into the NCAA Championship Tournament.
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.College basketball was rocked by gambling scandals from 1948 to 1951, when dozens of players from top teams were implicated in match fixing and point shaving.^ Patrick Simons Basketball player Not rated yet Player: Pat Simons College: Ohio University Eastern Description: Right handed.
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^ You are a coach of a college basetball team and your object is to coach a college basketball team and move up in the rankings.
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^ Except for certain secondary school basketball players, the majority of African American players were confined and forced to play mainly as all-black teams.
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Partially spurred by an association with cheating, the NIT lost support to the NCAA tournament.

U.S. high school basketball

.Before widespread school district consolidation, most United States high schools were far smaller than their present day counterparts.^ It was widely played on the Apple II in schools across the United States during the 1980s.
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^ In all honesty, most of the cartoons children are raised on- especially these days- are worse than many of the games they play.
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^ "I was taught to play that way when I was in high school and even before I got to high school.” -- Oscar Robertson .
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.During the first decades of the 20th century, basketball quickly became the ideal interscholastic sport due to its modest equipment and personnel requirements.^ Race became an issue for the first time as boxing became the major focus in the sports arena.
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^ But able to schedule our own practices and play we quickly became a damn good team and basketball was fun.
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^ Those sports which took hold and became crowd pleasers were Boxing , Horse Racing , Baseball , Cycling , Football , Track and Field , and, later on, Basketball .
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.In the days before widespread television coverage of professional and college sports, the popularity of high school basketball was unrivaled in many parts of America.^ I played high school basketball in Arizona.
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^ As far as the “getting out of the house every once in a while” goes, I am a college student who takes part in many activities including volleyball, football, and soccer.
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^ Secondary schools, colleges and universities, and private clubs embraced the team sport of basketball.
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.Perhaps the most legendary of high school teams was Indiana's Franklin Wonder Five, which took the nation by storm during the 1920s, dominating Indiana basketball and earning national recognition.^ I played high school basketball in Arizona.
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^ He played for fourteen different teams for a career spanning twenty-five years but never was able to cross over into the National League due to his race.
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^ At Laney High School in Wilmington, Larry Jordan, the twelfth grader, made the Varsity team, even at five feet seven inches tall, based upon his quick moves and excellent skills.
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.Today virtually every high school in the United States fields a basketball team in varsity competition.^ I played high school basketball in Arizona.
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^ The men's basketball team, like all intercollegiate athletics teams at Plattsburgh State, focuses on a commitment to competitive excellence, academic achievement, and community service.
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^ At Laney High School in Wilmington, Larry Jordan, the twelfth grader, made the Varsity team, even at five feet seven inches tall, based upon his quick moves and excellent skills.
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.Basketball's popularity remains high, both in rural areas where they carry the identification of the entire community, as well as at some larger schools known for their basketball teams where many players go on to participate at higher levels of competition after graduation.^ The higher the player scores in each area the more points they earn.
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^ Some players and schools were: .
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^ The men's basketball team, like all intercollegiate athletics teams at Plattsburgh State, focuses on a commitment to competitive excellence, academic achievement, and community service.
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.In the 2003–04 season, 1,002,797 boys and girls represented their schools in interscholastic basketball competition, according to the National Federation of State High School Associations.^ I played high school basketball in Arizona.
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^ Michael's hard practice earned him a position on his Junior High School Basketball Team.
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^ At his home school, Hutchinson High, he also played football and basketball.
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.The states of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky are particularly well known for their residents' devotion to high school basketball, commonly called Hoosier Hysteria in Indiana; the critically acclaimed film Hoosiers shows high school basketball's depth of meaning to these communities.^ I played high school basketball in Arizona.
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^ "Indiana gets credit for having the most rabid basketball fans in the union, but Maine is a very, very active basketball state.” -- Bob Cousy .
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^ Not rated yet For 4 years I played at a highly ranked high school called Laurinburg Institute.
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National championships

.There is currently no national tournament to determine a national high school champion.^ It all started when Laney played New Hanover High School in a regional tournament.
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^ However, there are no hard-and-fast rules that dictate that certain uses are always fair; fair use has always been determined on a case-by-case basis.
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^ Last, I want to let everyone know we are having a few booking issues currently, so that there is a chance that the tournament could be canceled for this week.
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.The most serious effort was the National Interscholastic Basketball Tournament at the University of Chicago from 1917 to 1930. The event organized by Amos Alonzo Stagg and sent invitations to state champion teams.^ In 1892, at the University of Chicago , came Amos Alonzo Stagg , coach of the football team.
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^ Secondary schools, colleges and universities, and private clubs embraced the team sport of basketball.
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^ My most significant community-building effort has been the founding and organizing of "Dorkbot SoCal," a monthly meeting of Southern Californian electronic artists, hackers, and theorists.
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The tournament started out as a mostly Midwest affair but grew. In 1929 it had 29 state champions. .Faced with opposition from the National Federation of State High School Associations and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools that bore a threat of the schools losing their accreditation the last tournament was in 1930. The organizations said they were concerned that the tournament was being used to recruit professional players from the prep ranks.^ Recruiting the top players was the key to developing a highly professional ball club.
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^ Using the touch screen, players can draw the routes they and their teammates will take.
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^ Not rated yet For 4 years I played at a highly ranked high school called Laurinburg Institute.
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[16]
The tournament did not invite minority schools or private/parochial schools.
The National Catholic Interscholastic Basketball Tournament ran from 1924 to 1941 at Loyola University.[17] .The National Catholic Invitational Basketball Tournament from 1954 to 1978 playing at a series of venues at Catholic University, Georgetown and George Mason.^ He was honored as the National League Rookie of the Year , and the Dodgers won the right to play the New York Yankees in the World Series of 1947.
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^ William King later played professional ball for the Scranton Miners, the Rens, the Washington Bears, and, by 1946, he played for the Rochester Royals, a national Basketball League.
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[18]
.The National Interscholastic Basketball Tournament for Black High Schools was held from 1929 to 1942 at Hampton Institute.^ I played high school basketball in Arizona.
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^ Except for certain secondary school basketball players, the majority of African American players were confined and forced to play mainly as all-black teams.
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^ Not rated yet For 4 years I played at a highly ranked high school called Laurinburg Institute.
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[19] The National Invitational Interscholastic Basketball Tournament was held from 1941 to 1967 starting out at Tuskegee Institute. .Following a pause during World War II it resumed at Tennessee State College in Nashville.^ We know that the decision to make God of War II for PS2 or PS3 was up for discussion during development.

^ It was widely played on the Apple II in schools across the United States during the 1980s.
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^ Amidst the chaos of World War II, two mysterious sisters emerge working to resurrect Dracula and David and Charlotte are all that stand in their way.
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The basis for the champion dwindled after 1954 when Brown v. Board of Education began an integration of schools. The last tournaments were held at Alabama State College from 1964 to 1967.[20]

National Basketball Association

.In 1946, the Basketball Association of America (BAA) was formed.^ This was true also for the BAA, the Basketball Association of America, formed in 1946.
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.The first game was played in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between the Toronto Huskies and New York Knickerbockers on November 1, 1946. Three seasons later, in 1949, the BAA merged with the National Basketball League to form the National Basketball Association (NBA).^ He played his first game with the Montreal Royals on April 18, 1946 .
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^ This was true also for the BAA, the Basketball Association of America, formed in 1946.
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^ Love to Pursue the Game of playing Basketball!!
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.An upstart organization, the American Basketball Association, emerged in 1967 and briefly threatened the NBA's dominance until the ABA-NBA merger in 1976. Today the NBA is the top professional basketball league in the world in terms of popularity, salaries, talent, and level of competition.^ The ABA, American Basketball Association, was organized in 1925, but no African Americans could join.
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^ This African American team dominated the world of black basketball until the arrival of the familiar New York Renaissance (The Rens ) of 1923-1949, under the ownership of Robert J. Douglas , and the Harlem Globetrotters , established in 1927, but had to travel about America playing only other all-black teams.
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^ When the Blue Stockings were admitted to the major league American Association in 1884, Moses Fleetwood Walker became the first African American to join the ranks of professional major league baseball .
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.The NBA has featured many famous players, including George Mikan, the first dominating "big man"; ball-handling wizard Bob Cousy and defensive genius Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics; Wilt Chamberlain, who originally played for the barnstorming Harlem Globetrotters; all-around stars Oscar Robertson and Jerry West; more recent big men Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O'Neal and Karl Malone; playmaker John Stockton; crowd-pleasing forward Julius Erving; European stars Dirk Nowitzki and Dražen Petrović and the three players who many credit with ushering the professional game to its highest level of popularity: Larry Bird, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, and Michael Jordan.^ They want to be NBA players because of the money.” -- Oscar Robertson .
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^ "Actually, Magic and the Lakers beat Philadelphia for Magic's first NBA Championship.” -- Oscar Robertson .
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^ "Michael Jordan and Magic and myself all learned how to play the game in college programs that emphasized the team.” -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .
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In 2001, the NBA formed a developmental league, the NBDL. As of 2008, the league has sixteen teams.

Women's National Basketball Association

.The NBA-backed Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) began in 1997. Though it had shaky attendance figures, several marquee players (Lisa Leslie, Diana Taurasi, and Candace Parker among others) have helped the league's popularity and level of competition.^ Olympics Player Search: players teams leagues coaches leaders awards playoffs all-star draft wnba d-league full court You Are Here > Basketball-Reference.com > Leaders .

^ Olympics Player Search: players teams leagues coaches leaders awards playoffs all-star draft wnba d-league full court You Are Here > Basketball-Reference.com > Coaches .

^ "You don't see as many well rounded players in basketball as you did back in the day.” -- Kevin Johnson .
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.Other professional women's basketball leagues in the United States, such as the American Basketball League (1996-1998), have folded in part because of the popularity of the WNBA.^ Women's Basketball vs. Florida State .
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^ When the Blue Stockings were admitted to the major league American Association in 1884, Moses Fleetwood Walker became the first African American to join the ranks of professional major league baseball .
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^ This relationship must work together as a cohesive unit, helping each other in dealing with all the challenges that await athletes in the professional world of hoops.
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The WNBA has been looked at by many as a niche league. However, the league has recently taken steps forward.
In June 2007, the WNBA signed a contract extension with ESPN. .The new television deal runs from 2009 to 2016. Along with this deal, came the first ever rights fees to be paid to a women's professional sports league.^ By 1876, eight professional teams formulated the first Major League within the National League .
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^ When the Blue Stockings were admitted to the major league American Association in 1884, Moses Fleetwood Walker became the first African American to join the ranks of professional major league baseball .
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^ Along with these country-wide large universities came the growth of sports which included larger sports arenas for grand football games.
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.Over the eight years of the contract, "millions and millions of dollars" will be "dispersed to the league's teams."^ He played for fourteen different teams for a career spanning twenty-five years but never was able to cross over into the National League due to his race.
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^ The previous year of 1988-1989 also brought Michael Jordan a new contract: twenty-five million dollars over a period of eight years - the richest contract ever signed by a basketball player .
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^ By 1876, eight professional teams formulated the first Major League within the National League .
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.The WNBA gets more viewers on national television broadcasts (413,000) than both Major League Soccer (253,000)[21] and the NHL (310,732).^ Multiplayer games are usually more enjoyable than two player encounters, yet solitaire play is the most common because of the difficulty in getting the players together.
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^ Halo 3 is here at last, and has more than proven that it is a monumental success, both critically and financially.
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^ Catalista offers more than 250,000 opportunities to make a difference.
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[22]
.In a March 12, 2009 article, NBA commissioner David Stern said that in the bad economy, "the NBA is far less profitable than the WNBA. We're losing a lot of money amongst a large number of teams.^ March 18, 2009 12:45 PM I've hit a glitch in the game.
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^ This article presents two studies that address why young women are less attracted than young men to popular contemporary computer games in Germany.
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^ They said the single player campaign was less than 7 hours long and that the weapons were not balanced, had any strategical use, and complained that ammo was too plentiful.

We're budgeting the WNBA to break even this year."[23]

Philippine Basketball Association

.The Philippine Basketball Association is the second oldest professional league in the world.^ William King later played professional ball for the Scranton Miners, the Rens, the Washington Bears, and, by 1946, he played for the Rochester Royals, a national Basketball League.
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^ Awarded IEEE Milestone IEEE, the worlds largest technical professional association, has named the HP-35 scientific calculator, introduced in 1972, as an IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing.
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^ When the Blue Stockings were admitted to the major league American Association in 1884, Moses Fleetwood Walker became the first African American to join the ranks of professional major league baseball .
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.The first game was played on April 9, 1975 at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City.^ He played his first game with the Montreal Royals on April 18, 1946 .
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^ I’m still rather sorry that in the very first game I played, the only way I knew how to end the game was, sadly, to drown her in a swimming pool.

^ I got Pokemon Red when it first released and played those games far too much, and I can load it up today and still enjoy it as much as I did back then.
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Philippines. .It was founded as a "rebellion" of several teams from the now-defunct Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association which was tightly controlled by the Basketball Association of the Philippines (now defunct), the then-FIBA recognized national association.^ And I do a lot of things now, like playing in a basketball team, taking dance classes, going out a lot with friends, playing an instrument etc...
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^ "Cooper was my road roommate, and also happened to be the first African American player drafted by a National Basketball Association team.” -- Bob Cousy .
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^ Every now and then, a basketball team just has an incredible offensive game.
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Nine teams from the MICAA participated in the league's first season that opened in April 9, 1975.

International basketball

XX. Olympic games Munich 1972 Krešimir Ćosić of Yugoslavia (blue shirt) vs. Petr Novicky of Czechoslovakia
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.^ At the same time, these team players as professionals earned only $25.00 per game while working their daily jobs.
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^ "The only time I'd played organized basketball was my sophomore year in high school, when I barely made the junior varsity team.” -- Dennis Rodman .
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Its acronym, derived from the French Fédération Internationale de Basketball Amateur, was thus "FIBA."
.Men's Basketball was first included in the Berlin Olympic Games in 1936, although a demonstration tournament was held in 1904. The United States defeated Canada in the first final, played outdoors.^ Men's Basketball vs. Florida State .
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^ First, the Cavs defeated Malone University 88-47 in the 46th Annual Mayors' Cup game last Tuesday night.
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^ If people don't state the things they dislike about a game, or wish it had included, how is the dev supposed to know what to do with the sequel?

.This competition has usually been dominated by the United States, whose team has won all but three titles, the first loss in a controversial final game in Munich in 1972 against the Soviet Union.^ First of all, video games are not all violent.
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^ Marshal "Major" Taylor is credited with being in the first sport where a national title was won by an African American.
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^ "I've been in this situation before in Indiana where they were rebuilding and the first year they were in transition and a 500 team, and the second year that was when we really started the rebuilding phase and got a little younger and we ended up going to the playoffs all three years.” -- Isiah Thomas .
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.In 1950 the first FIBA World Championship for men was held in Argentina.^ Johnson wanted a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship title held by Jim Jeffries .
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^ Jack Johnson had become that symbol, and he now held the undisputed World Heavyweight Championship title.
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^ First World Altair Computer Convention held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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.Three years later, the first FIBA World Championship for Women was held in Chile.^ Johnson wanted a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship title held by Jim Jeffries .
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^ Jack Johnson had become that symbol, and he now held the undisputed World Heavyweight Championship title.
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^ Three-Sixty's first entertainment product was released in September of this year.
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.Women's basketball was added to the Olympics in 1976, which were held in Montreal, Canada with teams such as the Soviet Union, Brazil and Australia rivaling the American squads.^ The American Olympic Basketball Team - except for the 1972 game with a loss to the USSR - had won sixty-three of its games in a row.
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^ [About the victory of Vonetta Flowers, U.S. women's team bobsledder and winner of the Gold Medal at the Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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^ "Hoop dreams: USA Women's National Teams set sights on Olympic gold and a league of their own."
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Pros in the Olympics

.FIBA dropped the distinction between amateur and professional players in 1989, and in 1992, professional players played for the first time in the Olympic Games.^ The first time you play this game, you feel lost the games an adventure.
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^ Since then, I have compiled a few pros and cons for this game.Dungeon Lords is an RPG, or role-playing game, that is real time not turned based.
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^ The exaggerated nature of play meant that players could jump three times their height, defying the laws of physics.
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.The United States' dominance continued with the introduction of their Dream Team.^ On to Barcelona, Spain with the 1992 Dream Team of the United States Olympic Basketball Team and the best in basketball, the ten players were: .
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.However, with developing programs elsewhere, other national teams started to beat the United States.^ Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.
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^ In other areas of the country, starting around 1894, most jockeys were denied state licenses to ride on the major race tracks of America.
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^ After the Civil War (1861-1865), baseball began to spread out to other places, mainly in large cities in the United States.
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.A team made entirely of NBA players finished sixth in the 2002 World Championships in Indianapolis, behind Yugoslavia, Argentina, Germany, New Zealand and Spain.^ Seven Cities of Gold You started from Spain, like Columbis, and discovered the New World.
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^ From 1871 to 1947, African American baseball players were locked in and forced to play only those teams made up of "negroes."
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^ You see even Gilbert Arenas was playing Xbox live Halo while he was in Asia playing for the US team in world basketball championships.
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.In the 2004 Athens Olympics, the United States suffered its first Olympic loss while using professional players, falling to Puerto Rico (in a 19-point loss) and Lithuania in group games, and being eliminated in the semifinals by Argentina.^ US military agrees, and uses simulators that are similar to first-person shooter video games to desensitize soldiers to violence and mentally prepare them to kill.
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^ At the same time, these team players as professionals earned only $25.00 per game while working their daily jobs.
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^ It was one of the first games ever released on a CD format and was notable for using a high amount of pre-rendered 3D imagery.
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It eventually won the bronze medal defeating Lithuania, finishing behind Argentina and Italy. .In 2006, in the World Championship of Japan, the United States advanced to the semifinals but were defeated by Greece by 101-95. In the bronze medal game it beat team Argentina and finished 3rd behind Greece and Spain.^ The championship game saw solid scoring efforts from both teams, with Plattsburgh and Husson each seeing three players record double-digits in the points column.
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^ PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - The Plattsburgh State men's basketball team defeated Norwich, 77-66, in the first round of the 2009 Cardinal Classic and will be facing Husson in the championship game tomorrow at 3 p.m.
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^ Also, the armed forces of the United States developed their own training game.
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International stars in the NBA

Worldwide, basketball tournaments are held for boys and girls of all age levels. The global popularity of the sport is reflected in the nationalities represented in the NBA. Players from all over the globe can be found in NBA teams:
.
.Even in the '90s, many non-American players made their names in the NBA, such as Croats Dražen Petrović and Toni Kukoč, Serb Vlade Divac, Lithuanians Arvydas Sabonis and Šarūnas Marčiulionis and German Detlef Schrempf.^ From 1871 to 1947, African American baseball players were locked in and forced to play only those teams made up of "negroes."
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^ Jordan made the All-American Team for the 1982-1983 season, and the magazine, Sporting News , named him College Player of the Year .
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^ I played against NBA players such as Rajo Rondo and Josh Smith and also ...
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Globalization of basketball

.The all-tournament teams at the two most recent FIBA World Championships, held in 2002 in Indianapolis and 2006 in Japan, demonstrate the globalization of the game equally dramatically.^ The game requires 3 people, one would choose to be landlord, while the rest two would form a team and play against the landlord (while they don’t know each other’s cards).
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^ Jack Johnson had become that symbol, and he now held the undisputed World Heavyweight Championship title.
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^ "Michael Jordan and Magic and myself all learned how to play the game in college programs that emphasized the team.” -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .
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.Only one member of either team was American, namely Carmelo Anthony in 2006. The 2002 team featured Nowitzki, Ginobili, Yao, Peja Stojakovic of Yugoslavia (now of Serbia), and Pero Cameron of New Zealand.^ Cribb , the British boxing champion was again challenged by another African American boxer named Tom Molineaux of Georgetown, Virginia - now a part of Washington, DC (b.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ Furthermore, the Nintendo 64 is at the end of its console lifecycle with only one percent of overall sales generated in 2002.
  • Use of a Game Over: Emulation and the Video Game Industry, A White Paper 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.law.northwestern.edu [Source type: General]

^ From 1871 to 1947, African American baseball players were locked in and forced to play only those teams made up of "negroes."
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Ginobili also made the 2006 team; the other members were Anthony, Gasol, his Spanish teammate Jorge Garbajosa and Theodoros Papaloukas of Greece. .The only players on either team to never have joined the NBA are Cameron and Papaloukas.^ At the same time, these team players as professionals earned only $25.00 per game while working their daily jobs.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ From 1871 to 1947, African American baseball players were locked in and forced to play only those teams made up of "negroes."
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ How is the only team in the NBA with a single digit loss record this far in the season be number two?
  • The Future of Personal Computing ? « blog maverick 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC blogmaverick.com [Source type: General]

.The strength of international Basketball is evident in the fact that the last three FIBA world championships were won (in order) by Serbia (Yugoslavia in 1998) and Spain.^ FIBA is the world governing body of international basketball and they have an exciting interactive multimedia site with tons of useful information about international basketball.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ You see even Gilbert Arenas was playing Xbox live Halo while he was in Asia playing for the US team in world basketball championships.
  • The Future of Personal Computing ? « blog maverick 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC blogmaverick.com [Source type: General]

^ I Have Won 4 Basketball Championship Three Where ...
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Rules and regulations

Measurements and time limits discussed in this section often vary among tournaments and organizations; international and NBA rules are used in this section.
.The object of the game is to outscore one's opponents by throwing the ball through the opponents' basket from above while preventing the opponents from doing so on their own.^ It is my opinion that many games which don't deserve a 9/10 tend to get awarded that score through deference to a more appropriate one.

^ Overall, I think this is one of the smudgier hidden object games I've seen recently.
  • Lost in the City Walkthrough Guide, Review, Discussion, Hints and Tips at Jay is Games 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC jayisgames.com [Source type: General]

^ Well...because I used to own a PS3 and was at one point very interested in this game.

An attempt to score in this way is called a shot. .A successful shot is worth two points, or three points if it is taken from beyond the three-point arc which is 6.25 metres (20 ft 6 in) from the basket in international games and 23 feet 9 inches (7.24 m) in NBA games.^ Who hit more three point shots than anyone else in the division?
  • Basketball Trophies, Basketball Medals, Basketball Trophies & Medals At AD Trophy 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.adtrophy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jackson shot 67% (24-36) from the field, averaged 32.0 points and 10.5 rebounds for the week.
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^ Kyelce Cescato (6-10, Sr., Barra Bonita, Brazil/Colmeia Entec) scored 20 points and grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds.
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.A 1 point basket is able to be earned when shooting from the foul line when a foul is made.^ Jeremy Shardo is averaging 10.0 points and is shooting 88% from the line and leads the team with 24 steals.
  • Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.walsh.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God's way to say nobody's perfect.” -- Shaquille O'Neal .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

Playing regulations

.Games are played in four quarters of 10 (international) or 12 minutes (NBA).^ The bridge player: A brief acute psychotic episode in an elderly man due to playing computer games: International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry Vol 14(12) Dec 1999, 1075-1076.
  • Computer games - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

^ The unintended negative consequences of exposure to violent video games: International Journal of Cognitive Technology Vol 12(1) Spr 2007, 3-13.
  • Computer games - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Autoduel Avoid The Noid PC game that I played on my old IBM PC Jr when I was around four.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.College games use two 20-minute halves, while high school games use 8 minute quarters.^ It was found that students, who reported playing more violent video games in junior and high school, engaged in more aggressive behavior.
  • Video Games: A Cause of Violence and Aggression | Serendip's Exchange 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC serendip.brynmawr.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It was one of the first games ever released on a CD format and was notable for using a high amount of pre-rendered 3D imagery.
  • List of Major Game Releases - giantbomb.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

^ Anger regulation and the use of (violent) electronic games by school-age children: Zeitschrift fur Medienpsychologie Vol 15(4) 2003, 122-130.
  • Computer games - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

.Fifteen minutes are allowed for a half-time break, and two minutes are allowed at the other breaks.^ With respect to the "change sensitivity" of the entertainment value, the impact of this factor is almost 15 times as high as those of the other two factors, "aggression" and "gender role."
  • Gender and Computer Games: Exploring Females' Dislikes 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC jcmc.indiana.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Though similar to other platformers of the time, Bionic Commando puts a huge twist by not allowing Rad to jump; he can only get around by using his bionic arm.
  • List of Major Game Releases - giantbomb.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

^ At the same time, he and his teammates recognized a lot of numbers favored Orlando Tuesday night, and it was still a two point game with a minute to go.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

.Overtime periods are five minutes long.^ Let’s say each game is 10 minutes long plus five minutes of in-between match making time.
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Teams exchange baskets for the second half. .The time allowed is actual playing time; the clock is stopped while the play is not active.^ I play video games all the time, i actually learn a thing or two once i get on.

^ You could even play it through a sort of glass table in pubs at one time so if you went out for a drink you didn’t have to stop playing.

^ Therefore, the findings need to be replicated using real games and participants who are allowed to actually play them.
  • Gender and Computer Games: Exploring Females' Dislikes 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC jcmc.indiana.edu [Source type: Academic]

.Therefore, games generally take much longer to complete than the allotted game time, typically about two hours.^ This chap in Galloway’s takes a very different perspective to look at games (video games actually) than other authors.
  • Computer Games in Education 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC blogs.nyu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But sadly, no publisher is likely to take risks in spending so much time and money developing a game that doesn't have a clear target market.
  • Blog: Are computer games a literary genre? | Education | guardian.co.uk 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ It's a shame this review got hung up on it as well and didn't spend more time talking about what's actually in the game than what's not in it.

.Five players from each team (out of a twelve player roster) may be on the court at one time.^ At the same time, these team players as professionals earned only $25.00 per game while working their daily jobs.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ If you look at the top ten players of all time, he was certainly one of the most dominant guys.” -- Dominique Wilkins .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Somewhere out there a team is looking for a player like yourself.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

Substitutions are unlimited but can only be done when play is stopped. .Teams also have a coach, who oversees the development and strategies of the team, and other team personnel such as assistant coaches, managers, statisticians, doctors and trainers.^ He was a celebrity, but he still had to encounter racial prejudice and bigoted remarks as he played against other teams who had no African American players in 1949.
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^ How would the manager and other players make him part of the team?
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ Metroid: Other M Samus Aran is back with this new game in the Metroid series developed jointly by Team Ninja and Nintendo.
  • List of Major Game Releases - giantbomb.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

For both men's and women's teams, a standard uniform consists of a pair of shorts and a jersey with a clearly visible number, unique within the team, printed on both the front and back. Players wear high-top sneakers that provide extra ankle support. .Typically, team names, players' names and, outside of North America, sponsors are printed on the uniforms.^ This short article puts a major focus on these players, with pictures and names given for the different teams.
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^ Presumably, this was done with the assistance of Mr. Carver, who directs the Purpose Driven Church in all its activities outside North America.
  • Talk To Action | The Purpose Driven Life Takers (Part 1) 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.talk2action.org [Source type: General]

^ Product overview See how HP offers WiFi inkjet printing for every need and budget for North America.
  • HP Products & Services Videos - Personal Computing|Gaming Systems 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC h30429.www3.hp.com [Source type: General]

.A limited number of time-outs, clock stoppages requested by a coach (or sometimes mandated in the NBA) for a short meeting with the players, are allowed.^ This time limit is also for players in the relaxed mode .
  • Lost in the City Walkthrough Guide, Review, Discussion, Hints and Tips at Jay is Games 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC jayisgames.com [Source type: General]

^ "So you're dealing with a coach, and you're dealing with a guy who's actually experienced NBA basketball from a player's perspective and actually goes about it that way.” -- Kevin Garnett .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Basketball Had two player team and vs. First Bball game to allow player adjustments -- post player or shooter, and allowed a certain number of rating points for each.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.They generally last no longer than one minute (140 seconds in the NBA) unless, for televised games, a commercial break is needed.^ Here are snippets from the review that would lead people to assume Killzone 2 is no better than older games.

^ Permalink Featured Comment this game is gunna blow hard dick, no one ever likes button mashers and this chick really isnt as hot as she should be .
  • Video Game News, Geek Stuff & Gadgets - The Feed at G4tv.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC g4tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You could not advance to the second scene unless you took all keys in the first one, and so on...
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.The game is controlled by the officials consisting of the referee (referred to as crew chief in the NBA), one or two umpires (referred to as referees in the NBA) and the table officials.^ I used to make up games with my younger siblings in the garden: and what taught me the football related maths referred to by one earlier poster was poring over genuine premier league tables, which proved to be effective enough.

^ (This entire series is a laughfest blast, including lastest one, Curse of Monkey Island) Monopoly Two player only version of the board game classic.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ Demos are often one or two years ahead of games in coding and graphic tricks."
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.For college, the NBA, and many high schools, there are a total of three referees on the court.^ "I'm a high-risk taker on the court in the sense of trying to squeeze things in there.” -- Jason Kidd .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Variable data printing Albertson College of Idaho turned to HP for a new way to attract the brightest and most talented high school students.
  • HP Products & Services Videos - Personal Computing|Gaming Systems 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC h30429.www3.hp.com [Source type: General]

^ While there have been other points where the quality per time period has been high, to have so many so constantly is a sign of great things for gamers and the industry as a whole.
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.The table officials are responsible for keeping track of each teams scoring, timekeeping, individual and team fouls, player substitutions, team possession arrow, and the shot clock.^ Keep track of your Lovers & Haters via in-game score boards.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ Based on the top 10 FaceBook game of the same name, this title is bound to keep you trying harder to get that top spot in the global high score table.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

Equipment

Traditional eight-panel basketball
.The only essential equipment in a basketball game is the basketball and the court: a flat, rectangular surface with baskets at opposite ends (or in the case of 3-on-3 street basketball, half a court with one basket).^ Basketball Medals, Trophies and Awards It's one thing to be out on the basketball court with your friends.
  • Basketball Trophies, Basketball Medals, Basketball Trophies & Medals At AD Trophy 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.adtrophy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By the junior year at Laney High , Michael had improved his game , and, over the summer, he grew four and one half inches in height.
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^ Full court play, although you only really saw one half-court at a time.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.Competitive levels require the use of more equipment such as clocks, scoresheets, scoreboard(s), alternating possession arrows, and whistle-operated stop-clock systems.^ PCs are inherently more educational anyway, due to a much more complicated input system, and a more complex operating system.

^ I also mention this as videogames, as noted so rightly in previous comments, require more interactivity and use of the brain than staring at a television screen.

^ I dont think that it will be Google or Sony… Personal Computing is much more than word processing, spreadsheets or presentations… People use a computer for many more tasks that require much from an Operating System… But I agree that most of the stuff can be done online and something like a Web OS can changed the arena of operating system battle… .
  • The Future of Personal Computing ? « blog maverick 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC blogmaverick.com [Source type: General]

An outdoor basketball net.
.A regulation basketball court in international games is 28 by 15 meters (approx.^ Anger regulation and the use of (violent) electronic games by school-age children: Zeitschrift fur Medienpsychologie Vol 15(4) 2003, 122-130.
  • Computer games - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Game mods: Customizable learning in a K16 setting: International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol 2(4) 2006, 15-23.
  • Computer games - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

92 by 49 ft) and in the NBA is 94 by 50 feet (29 by 15 m). Most courts are made of wood, usually maple.[24] A steel basket with a diameter of 18 inches has an attached net and backboard that measures 6 by 4 feet, hang over each end of the court. The white outlined box on the backboard is 18 inches high and 2 feet wide. .At almost all levels of competition, the top of the rim is exactly 10 feet (3.05 m) above the court and 4 feet (1.2 m) inside the baseline.^ Seemingly all the multi format sites have exactly the same criticism levelled at it.

^ After 10 hours or so, the game got to level 2758 before all 20 lives were gone.
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^ Downhill Mayhem Ride your all-terrain bike over 10 exciting levels of downhill mayhem.
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While variation is possible in the dimensions of the court and backboard, it is considered important for the basket to be of the correct height; a rim that is off by but a few inches can have an adverse effect on shooting.
There are also regulations on the size a basketball should be. .If women are playing, the official basketball size is 28.5" in circumference (size 6, or a "285 ball") and a weight of 20 oz.^ HOW TO PLAY Tap the screen to insert the starting ball - that will expand to its full size, exploding any other balls that touch it, until it finally collapses and disappears.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ Just need a chance Not rated yet I could of played college ball but had to take care of my family i am a great basketball player.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ I play point guard because I am a very smart basketball player and rarely turn the ball over....
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

For men, the official ball is 29.5" in circumference (size 7, or a "295 ball") and weighs 22 oz.

Violations

.The ball may be advanced toward the basket by being shot, passed between players, thrown, tapped, rolled or dribbled (bouncing the ball while running).^ Players team up and take turns helping their team to guess the secret word on the iPhone or iPod Touch so that they may pass the device to the next player.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ These players started the ball rolling for Erving , Malone , Bird , Magic , Sampson , Jordan , ..., ..., and on....
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.The ball must stay within the court; the last team to touch the ball before it travels out of bounds forfeits possession.^ It must be quite a job staying in touch with them.
  • Talk To Action | The Purpose Driven Life Takers (Part 1) 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.talk2action.org [Source type: General]

^ Also the way my studies, schedual, and everything had to work out perfect, almost to the very last hour before I took my last test.
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "When I was a little kid I used to play with guys twice my age, so, I was the last one picked, so if I picked I knew that I had to get the ball to the scorer if I wanted to stay on the court, so that was pretty much my job.” -- Jason Kidd .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.The ball is out of bounds if touches or crosses over a boundary line, or touches a player who is out of bounds.^ Players control a group of desert rangers who are sent out to investigate strange happenings in the area around Las Vegas.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ For the few African Americans who were ready and able to cross that line, they had to pay a heavy price.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

.This is in contrast to other sports such as soccer, volleyball, and tennis (but not rugby or American football) where the ball (or player) is still considered in if any part of it is touching a boundary line.^ View all the different sports results like Baseball, Football, Men's and Women's Tennis, Volleyball and more!
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ S OCCER "Top black soccer players discuss the growing popularity of their sport" Jet , 100(6): 53-55, July 23, 2001.
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^ He was a celebrity, but he still had to encounter racial prejudice and bigoted remarks as he played against other teams who had no African American players in 1949.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

.The ball-handler may not move both feet without dribbling, an infraction known as traveling, nor may he dribble with both hands or catch the ball in between dribbles, a violation called double dribbling.^ "I learned at a young age to dribble with both hands, and that allows me to be more creative when I go against bigger and stronger opponents.” -- Steve Nash .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ "I just want to catch that first ball, get it out of the way, and move forward.” -- Kevin Johnson .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ O-FONE may easily be configured to smartly select between call options, and screen out unwanted calls.
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A player's hand cannot be under the ball while dribbling; doing so is known as carrying the ball. .A team, once having established ball control in the front half of the court, may not return the ball to the backcourt and be the first to touch it.^ The timer begins once your enter a number in the first box you touch.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

The ball may not be kicked, nor be struck with the fist. .A violation of these rules results in loss of possession, or, if committed by the defense, a reset of the shot clock (with some exceptions in the NBA).^ Defensively some of the shots, close outs were there, they just knocked them down.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

.There are limits imposed on the time taken before progressing the ball past halfway (8 seconds in international and NBA; 10 seconds in NCAA and high school), before attempting a shot (24 seconds in the NBA, 30 seconds in NCAA women's and Canadian Interuniversity Sport play for both sexes, and 35 seconds in NCAA men's play), holding the ball while closely guarded (5 seconds), and remaining in the restricted area below the foul line (the lane, or "key") (3 seconds).^ View all the different sports results like Baseball, Football, Men's and Women's Tennis, Volleyball and more!
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^ USF was 14-19 from the line in the second half, while shooting 53% (16-30) from the field in the second half when they outscored the Cavs 51-36.
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^ It all started when Laney played New Hanover High School in a regional tournament.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

.These rules are designed to promote more offense.^ Clearly, designing simulations is a decision-making process based on these rules to decide what to simulate, how to simulation as well as the scope and depth of the simulation.
  • Computer Games in Education 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC blogs.nyu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ 'It was made out of these simple elements, and it worked according to simple rules, but it added up to this very complex design."
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^ The design rules for three (instinct, flow, sensation of being hunted) emotions were exemplified in detail (These rules/equations are actually very interesting...
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.No player may touch the ball on its downward flight to the basket, unless the ball has no chance of entering the basket (goaltending).^ A (goaltending) player shall not touch the ball or rim.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Players team up and take turns helping their team to guess the secret word on the iPhone or iPod Touch so that they may pass the device to the next player.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ Just need a chance Not rated yet I could of played college ball but had to take care of my family i am a great basketball player.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

.In addition, no player may touch the ball while it is on or in the basket; when any part of the ball is in the cylinder above the basket (the area extended upwards from the basket); or when the ball is outside the cylinder, if the player reaches through the basket and touches it.^ Karateka required the player to run through a small forest, fighting numerous guards, in order to reach the boss character and save the main character's girlfriend.
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^ Players team up and take turns helping their team to guess the secret word on the iPhone or iPod Touch so that they may pass the device to the next player.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ "College coaches want to power the ball inside, they want (their post players) to power the ball up, but no one can shoot from that 15-foot area anymore.” -- Oscar Robertson .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.This violation is known as "basket interference". If a defensive player goaltends or commits basket interference, the basket is awarded and the offending team gets the ball.^ Michael joined the little league baseball team where he won his first state championship , and he received the Most Valuable Player Award .
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ "When you look at the way teams are playing and shooting the three ball, you really have to extend your defense.” -- Isiah Thomas .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ "Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.If a teammate of the shooter goaltends or commits interference, the basket is cancelled and play continues with the defensive team being given possession.^ Stepping up and making the big basket or being involved in a key play.” -- Jason Kidd .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ "When you look at the way teams are playing and shooting the three ball, you really have to extend your defense.” -- Isiah Thomas .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ In fact, by playing games like "Halo" online and using a headset to communicate as a team has given me an amazing communication skill.
  • Video Games: A Cause of Violence and Aggression | Serendip's Exchange 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC serendip.brynmawr.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Fouls

The referee signals that a foul has been committed.
An attempt to unfairly disadvantage an opponent through physical contact is illegal and is called a foul. .These are most commonly committed by defensive players; however, they can be committed by offensive players as well.^ But these are some of the most violent people the world has ever seen...how did they get this way?
  • Video Games: A Cause of Violence and Aggression | Serendip's Exchange 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC serendip.brynmawr.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Most players in this league say they want consistency.” -- Isiah Thomas .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ In all honesty, most of the cartoons children are raised on- especially these days- are worse than many of the games they play.
  • Video Games: A Cause of Violence and Aggression | Serendip's Exchange 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC serendip.brynmawr.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Players who are fouled either receive the ball to pass inbounds again, or receive one or more free throws if they are fouled in the act of shooting, depending on whether the shot was successful.^ They had to avoid fouls and pass me the ball in traffic.” -- Wilt Chamberlain .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ It's more they shot the ball extremely well.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ "You've got to learn the footwork, the positioning, how to box out, how to pass, how to shoot your free throws.” All these things are necessary, not to be the No.” 1 player in the world, but maybe you can play against him.” -- Oscar Robertson .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.One point is awarded for making a free throw, which is attempted from a line 15 feet (4.6 m) from the basket.^ He failed two baskets and a free throw.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Oklahoma Wesleyan University (9-0) received all 15 first place votes and are number one with 405 points.
  • Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.walsh.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Shardo added 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists and Sutton hit five of seven from the field and the line to score 15 points.
  • Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.walsh.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The referee may use discretion in calling fouls (for example, by considering whether an unfair advantage was gained), sometimes making fouls controversial calls or no-calls.^ To decide whether a particular use is fair use, the Copyright Act requires a court to consider four factors: 89 .
  • Use of a Game Over: Emulation and the Video Game Industry, A White Paper 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.law.northwestern.edu [Source type: General]

.The calling of fouls can vary between games, leagues and even between referees.^ Mamba24 even called me out on the live game thread.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Match Day 2 Match Day 2 was an adictive (european) football game for Spectrum 48K. I spent evenings and evenings making leagues and scoring goals.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.A player or coach who shows poor sportsmanship, such as by arguing with a referee or by fighting with another player, can be charged with a more serious foul called a technical foul.^ "So you're dealing with a coach, and you're dealing with a guy who's actually experienced NBA basketball from a player's perspective and actually goes about it that way.” -- Kevin Garnett .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ The player controls Marcus Fenix, a COG soldier who fights off the Locust invaders.
  • List of Major Game Releases - giantbomb.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

^ The MGS series another example of games with sometimes more effort put into the story than the actual gameplay.
  • Blog: Are computer games a literary genre? | Education | guardian.co.uk 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.The penalty involves free throws (where, unlike a personal foul, the other team can choose any player to shoot) and varies between leagues.^ Robeson later saw this as a shameful incident, for he had to be left on the bench due to certain universities not accepting their teams playing against other teams with black players.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ He was a celebrity, but he still had to encounter racial prejudice and bigoted remarks as he played against other teams who had no African American players in 1949.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ We lost this game on poor free throw shooting and several careless plays by Kobe in the end.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

Repeated incidents can result in disqualification. Blatant fouls with excessive contact or that are not an attempt to play the ball are called intentional fouls (or flagrant fouls in the NBA). .In FIBA, a foul resulting in ejection is called a disqualifying foul, while in leagues other than the NBA, such a foul is referred to as flagrant.^ What it boils down to with a lot of gamers is that they have no knowledge of arts other than film or TV and so their frame of reference is incredibly narrow.
  • Blog: Are computer games a literary genre? | Education | guardian.co.uk 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.If a team exceeds a certain limit of team fouls in a given period (quarter or half) – four for NBA and international games – the opposing team is awarded one or two free throws on all subsequent non-shooting fouls for that period, the number depending on the league.^ He failed two baskets and a free throw.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ The 5 blown free-throws from Kobe is the game.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ If their abilities are not manifested in the next games or four games maximum, they could be in the trading block to free up non-working fixed assets.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

.In the US college and high school games, if a team reaches 7 fouls in a half, the opposing team is awarded one free throw, along with a second shot if the first is made.^ The 5 blown free-throws from Kobe is the game.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Missing half of his free throw and losing the ball in the dying seconds.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ A made layup by the Eagles' Joshua Jones with nine seconds left on the clock gave Husson some hope, especially following a missed free-throw by Plattsburgh's Carl Munnerlyn a second later, but a missed jumper by Brock Bradford at the buzzer sealed the visiting team's fate.
  • Plattsburgh State Men's Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.plattsburgh.edu [Source type: General]

.This is called shooting "one-and-one". If a team exceeds 10 fouls in the half, the opposing team is awarded two free throws on all subsequent fouls for the half.^ Jeremy Shardo is averaging 10.0 points and is shooting 88% from the line and leads the team with 24 steals.
  • Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.walsh.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It is my opinion that many games which don't deserve a 9/10 tend to get awarded that score through deference to a more appropriate one.

^ Brandon Miller then gave UNOH their only lead of the second half on a free throw at 64-63 with 3:54 remaining.
  • Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.walsh.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.When a team shoots foul shots, the opponents may not interfere with the shooter, nor may they try to regain possession until the last or potentially last free throw is in the air.^ Players team up and take turns helping their team to guess the secret word on the iPhone or iPod Touch so that they may pass the device to the next player.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ We started out well and hold up until that first push that they were trying to, I guess, give us at the beginning of the game.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Orlanda does not have Dwayne Wade, they are a jump shooting team that's it.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

After a team has committed a specified number of fouls, it is said to be "in the penalty". On scoreboards, this is usually signified with an indicator light reading "Bonus" or "Penalty" with an illuminated directional arrow indicating that team is to receive free throws when fouled by the opposing team. (Some scoreboards also indicate the number of fouls committed.)
.If a team misses the first shot of a two-shot situation, the opposing team must wait for the completion of the second shot before attempting to reclaim possession of the ball and continuing play.^ "I've been in this situation before in Indiana where they were rebuilding and the first year they were in transition and a 500 team, and the second year that was when we really started the rebuilding phase and got a little younger and we ended up going to the playoffs all three years.” -- Isiah Thomas .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Basketball Had two player team and vs. First Bball game to allow player adjustments -- post player or shooter, and allowed a certain number of rating points for each.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ "When you look at the way teams are playing and shooting the three ball, you really have to extend your defense.” -- Isiah Thomas .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.If a player is fouled while attempting a shot and the shot is unsuccessful, the player is awarded a number of free throws equal to the value of the attempted shot.^ Michael joined the little league baseball team where he won his first state championship , and he received the Most Valuable Player Award .
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ Josh Sharlow then made and missed a free-throw shot each for the Saints after being followed by Plattsburgh's RJ Ponesse.
  • Plattsburgh State Men's Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.plattsburgh.edu [Source type: General]

^ For the game, Plattsburgh shot 81.5% (22-27) from the free-throw line, capitalizing on nearly every opportunity.
  • Plattsburgh State Men's Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.plattsburgh.edu [Source type: General]

.A player fouled while attempting a regular two-point shot, then, receives two shots.^ Basketball Had two player team and vs. First Bball game to allow player adjustments -- post player or shooter, and allowed a certain number of rating points for each.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ A World of Warcraft player is attempting to level up two characters in the game without intentionally killing anything or anyone .
  • video games (kottke.org) 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.kottke.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.A player fouled while attempting a three-point shot, on the other hand, receives three shots.^ Who hit more three point shots than anyone else in the division?
  • Basketball Trophies, Basketball Medals, Basketball Trophies & Medals At AD Trophy 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.adtrophy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He also invited three other African American players to their spring training.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ The championship game saw solid scoring efforts from both teams, with Plattsburgh and Husson each seeing three players record double-digits in the points column.
  • Plattsburgh State Men's Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.plattsburgh.edu [Source type: General]

.If a player is fouled while attempting a shot and the shot is successful, typically the player will be awarded one additional free throw for one point.^ We did get a free point on the non-foul called on Howard against Kobe with a minute left.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ It is not your typical hidden object game, so when I played the free one hour trial, I guess I had been craving something a little different.
  • Gaming Reviews & Computer Games 10 February 2010 10:36 UTC sharedreviews.com [Source type: General]

^ Walsh placed eight players in double figures and came within one point of tying the mark for points in a single game.
  • Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.walsh.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In combination with a regular shot, this is called a "three-point play" or "four-point play" (or more colloquially, an "and one") because of the basket made at the time of the foul (2 or 3 points) and the additional free throw (1 point).^ Who hit more three point shots than anyone else in the division?
  • Basketball Trophies, Basketball Medals, Basketball Trophies & Medals At AD Trophy 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.adtrophy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Because of that many companies use Mobile OTP, a free "strong authentication" solution based on time synchronous one time passwords.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ "The one thing I do that nobody else does is jump three and four times for one rebound.” -- Dennis Rodman .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

Common techniques and practices

Positions and structures

Basketball positions in the offensive zone
Although the rules do not specify any positions whatsoever, they have evolved as part of basketball. .During the first five decades of basketball's evolution, one guard, two forwards, and two centers or two guards, two forwards, and one center were used.^ (Ph) "Each one of you, on the first day of each week, should set aside a specific sum of money in proportion to what you have earned and use it for the offering."
  • Talk To Action | The Purpose Driven Life Takers (Part 1) 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.talk2action.org [Source type: General]

^ Basketball Had two player team and vs. First Bball game to allow player adjustments -- post player or shooter, and allowed a certain number of rating points for each.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ There will be another one in two weeks, after exams and the semester is over, and then it will move to a monthly segment during the summer.
  • UConn Video Game Organization 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC vgo.uconn.edu [Source type: General]

Since the 1980s, more specific positions have evolved, namely:
  1. point guard: usually the fastest player on the team, organizes the team's offense by controlling the ball and making sure that it gets to the right player at the right time
  2. shooting guard: creates a high volume of shots on offense; guards the opponent's best perimeter player on defense
  3. small forward: often primarily responsible for scoring points via cuts to the basket and dribble penetration; on defense seeks rebounds and steals, but sometimes plays more actively
  4. power forward: plays offensively often with their back to the basket; on defense, plays under the basket (in a zone defense) or against the opposing power forward (in man-to-man defense)
  5. center: uses height and size to score (on offense), to protect the basket closely (on defense), or to rebound.
The above descriptions are flexible. .On some occasions, teams will choose to use a three guard offense, replacing one of the forwards or the center with a third guard.^ Some predominantly white universities in the North (U.S.A.) did use African Americans on their basketball teams in the pre-1950's.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ "You watch some teams these days and you wonder if they just met on the playground and decided to choose up sides.” -- Dennis Rodman .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.The most commonly interchanged positions are point guard and shooting guard, especially if both players have good leadership and ball handling skills.^ I am a point guard/shooting guard.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ A great player, true point guard with great court vision and court ...
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ Great guard in Dallas, TX Not rated yet I am a 5'11, 170 pound point/ shooting guard.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

The strategies also evolve with the game. .In the 1990s and early 2000s, teams played with more "isolation". Teams that had one superstar would let one player, usually the point guard or shooting guard, run most of the offense while the other four offensive players get out of his/her way.^ Which one, if either, would you shoot?

^ Magic had 5 players with 18 or more points.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ "Some players are more physical than others, some play with more finesse.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

Nowadays, teams tend to play with more teamwork. .The "Center" position has evolved to become more of a taller "Small Forward" position.^ Maybe it's just that I am looking forward to this game, maybe it's that I have actually played all those other games or maybe it's just that almost every single other review of the game is more positive.

.Since teams play more teamwork, ball movement has evolved with the game, and more jump shots have been taken as a result.^ I have not stopped playing games since.

^ But more than I play games, I edit them.
  • Video Games: A Cause of Violence and Aggression | Serendip's Exchange 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC serendip.brynmawr.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I’ve played Video games since I was 5.

.There are two main defensive strategies: zone defense and man-to-man defense.^ Also there are two main aspects to clinical study Arousel, and then the actual comission of the act.
  • Video Games: A Cause of Violence and Aggression | Serendip's Exchange 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC serendip.brynmawr.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Transition Offense Motion Offense Flex Offense Zone Offense Offensive Plays Inbound Plays Press Breaker Offense Full-court Press Defenses Zone Defenses Junk Defenses Man to Man Defense Game Strategy Basketball Coaching Manual .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

Zone defense involves players in defensive positions guarding whichever opponent is in their zone. .In man-to-man defense, each defensive player guards a specific opponent and tries to prevent them from taking action.^ No More Heroes An action-adventure hack-n-slash title for the Nintendo Wii, players take the role of Travis Touchdown, a man who challenges an organization of assassins to become the most feared hitman in the world.
  • List of Major Game Releases - giantbomb.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

^ Elevator Action You'd take elevators down to the ground floor and kill people trying to shoot you.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

Defense has also evolved with offense. "Zone defense" has changed with many variations. .There are defensive schemes called "2-3 zone", "3-2 zone", "box-and-1", "2-1-2 zone" and many more.^ I'm quite sure there are many more.
  • video games (kottke.org) 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.kottke.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ While there are many games that have educational qualities and require much more of the gamer than you claim them to, Mr. Johnson, in the end games are just entertainment.

^ "Kobe's an incredibly talented athlete, and there are many more like him among today's players.” -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

All of these variations were created to defend different varieties that offense has. ."Man-to-man defense" has been the most preferred of all the options because many basketball games are not as organized as the entertainment part of basketball.^ Because Edge is a 'serious' gaming site, it's got the most OTT wording in the comments section, patronising language and people trying to be too clever by half.

^ Another of my college buddies lost his fiancee because he spent all of his time playing D&D and similar games instead of seeing her.
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Because it necessitates bigotry to win and all non-Christian characters in the game will be killed...
  • Talk To Action | The Purpose Driven Life Takers (Part 1) 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.talk2action.org [Source type: General]

.Offensive plays are more varied, normally involving planned passes and movement by players without the ball.^ Offensively, more ball movement to have LO & Pau attack the basket.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ "Without question, no hesitation, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was the best player I ever played against.” -- Bill Walton .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Curent wow player myself, I play maybey 4 hours a week, more if the weather is bad outside.
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.A quick movement by an offensive player without the ball to gain an advantageous position is a cut.^ Evidence for a player's position advantage in a videogame: Perceptual and Motor Skills Vol 74(2) Apr 1992, 547-554.
  • Computer games - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

^ African American ball players made three times less than a White-American ball player competing in similar positions in the major leagues.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

.A legal attempt by an offensive player to stop an opponent from guarding a teammate, by standing in the defender's way such that the teammate cuts next to him, is a screen or pick.^ The league needs to stop giving offensive players the calls when they jump into defenders chests, At leat 10 times a game in every game one will see a defensive players jsut standing there with his arms up while the offensive players runs and jumps into him and the foul is called on the defender.
  • The Future of Personal Computing ? « blog maverick 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC blogmaverick.com [Source type: General]

^ "You don't cut anywhere, don't pick down anywhere, don't double screen, no weak side picking.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Lots and lots of levels (at least 50)that got progressively harder with slippery ice tiles and various opponents trying to stop him.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.The two plays are combined in the pick and roll, in which a player sets a pick and then "rolls" away from the pick towards the basket.^ And perhaps those who have never played before should stop their senseless, harsh judgement, and pick up a controller- then watch as their stress melts away.
  • Video Games: A Cause of Violence and Aggression | Serendip's Exchange 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC serendip.brynmawr.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The game could be played for two players, alone or againgst the IntelliVision game console.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ You could have two players playing against each other and the field of other competitors.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.Screens and cuts are very important in offensive plays; these allow the quick passes and teamwork which can lead to a successful basket.^ "Durability and longevity are very important as it relates to carving your name alongside some of the great point guards to ever play the game.” -- Kevin Johnson .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Some of the Slaves were allowed "holidays" by their slave holders, whereby these slaves participated in ball-playing, boxing , foot racing, cockfighting, and dancing.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ No replay value: Now that February 2 has passed and the reviewers and testers are allowed to write about the game, people are pointing out that Killzone 2 has very little replay value.

.Teams almost always have several offensive plays planned to ensure their movement is not predictable.^ Fowler, like many of the early players, could move about and play several other team positions.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

.On court, the point guard is usually responsible for indicating which play will occur.^ Can play point or 2 guard.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ "The NBA has the best point guards in the world, so it is important that I come ready to play every night.” -- Steve Nash .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ James Ozzie Wright aka Ozmosis Not rated yet I am a 6 foot pg that can play both shooting guard and and the point.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

.Defensive and offensive structures, and positions, are more emphasized in higher levels in basketball; it is these that a coach normally requests a time-out to discuss.^ But, seriously, these sort of blog sites are great for talking to a greater diversity of people than I would normally discuss politics with.

^ The more crimes you solved correctly before the time ran out, the higher your rank.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ Oh and after we double-click the fuck out of some wolves to level up we can do some more farming before we go to sleep in-game!
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Shooting

Player releases a short jump shot, while her defender is either knocked down, or trying to "take a charge."
.Shooting is the act of attempting to score points by throwing the ball through the basket.^ Floyd Davis JR. Not rated yet My name is FLoyd DAvis Jr. And I'm 5'6 a point guard/ shooting guard and I'm looking to play ball overseas or even for a school I had the chance to come ...
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ Maybe you have to rebound better, shoot better, hit free throws, handle the ball, defend better.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ "It doesn't matter who scores the points, it's who can get the ball to the scorer.” -- Larry Bird .
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While methods can vary with players and situations, the most common technique is outlined as follows:
The player faces the basket with feet about shoulder-width apart, knees slightly bent, and back straight. .The player allows the ball to rest on the fingertips of the dominant hand (the shooting arm) slightly above the head, with the other hand supporting the side of the ball.^ "Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Marble Madness You control a marble with a roller-ball down paths, trying not to fall off the sides while avoiding pits and other moving dangers.
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^ An astounding furious two-player first-person 3D game with a simple premise: Get the ball and shoot it into your opponents goal.
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To aim the ball, the player's elbow should be aligned vertically, with the forearm facing in the direction of the basket. .The ball is shot by extending the bended knees and straightening the shooting arm; the ball rolls off the finger tips while the wrist completes a full downward flex motion.^ "When you look at the way teams are playing and shooting the three ball, you really have to extend your defense.” -- Isiah Thomas .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.The shooting arm, fully extended with the wrist fully bent, and the fingers pointing downward, is held stationary for a moment following the release of the ball, this is known as a follow-through, which when properly done, enhances the accuracy of the shot.^ "When you look at the way teams are playing and shooting the three ball, you really have to extend your defense.” -- Isiah Thomas .
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.Generally, the non-shooting arm is used only to guide the shot, not to power it.^ Though similar to other platformers of the time, Bionic Commando puts a huge twist by not allowing Rad to jump; he can only get around by using his bionic arm.
  • List of Major Game Releases - giantbomb.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

^ In some ways it is expanding, in that non-tech companies are forced by competition to not only use the efficiencies on ops, but also cater to consumers with websites, CRM support, etc.
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.Players often try to put a steady backspin on the ball to deaden its impact with the rim.^ Those playing computer games are at least using their brains & often trying to solve problems (in the better games) & interacting socially and learning teamwork in the multi-player games.

^ A (goaltending) player shall not touch the ball or rim.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

The ideal trajectory of the shot is somewhat arguable, but generally coaches recommends a proper arch. .Players may shoot directly into the basket or may use the backboard to redirect the ball into the basket.^ An astounding furious two-player first-person 3D game with a simple premise: Get the ball and shoot it into your opponents goal.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ Helion also makes use of the multitouch interface to grant the player deft control of his ship, making it so simple that newcomers can get right into the action.
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.The two most common shots that use the above described set up are the set shot and the jump shot.^ Q. The first half Orlando shot 75 percent, but it was like a two or three point game and you led most of the half.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Set up Live TV and programming info Set up TouchSmart 3.0 Live TV through optional TV Tuner on HP TouchSmart PCs, using Coaxial input.
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^ Using Nvidia interface See how to hook up two monitors at the same time and extend your desktop.
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.The set shot is taken from a standing position, with neither foot leaving the floor, typically used for free throws.^ I just shot poorly from the free throw line.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ "I can't begin to describe the amount of crap I've taken for being a lousy free-throw shooter.” -- Dennis Rodman .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.The jump shot is taken while in mid-air, when the ball is released near the top of the jump.^ TRIBES and TRIBES 2 , am i the only one who was trying to make 20 mid air disk shots in one game ?
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This provides much greater power and range, and it also allows the player to elevate over the defender.^ As the player progresses deeper into the dungeon, he/she develops skills and acquires experience that allows them access to greater and greater weapons, defenses and skills.
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Failure to release the ball before the feet return to the ground is considered a traveling violation.
Another common shot is called the layup. .This shot requires the player to be in motion toward the basket, and to "lay" the ball "up" and into the basket, typically off the backboard (the backboard-free, underhand version is called a finger roll).^ This is the Lite version and it allow free play up to Level 3.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ Based on table tennis, either player attempts to hit the ball into the other player's side.
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^ Well looky here Voodo up to the same old same old can't provide proof goes into childish name calling mode as per usual.

.The most crowd-pleasing, and typically highest-percentage accuracy shot is the slam dunk, in which the player jumps very high, and throws the ball downward, straight through the hoop.^ Power forward/shot blocker/jump shot Not rated yet Western Heights high school - graduated in 00.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ If you would like to contact any of the players who have submitted Profiles please contact us at Planet Hoops through our Contact page.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ Planet Hoops is so very excited to announce the launch of a new program for Players wanting to play Professional basketball either Overseas or in the N.B.A. This is amazing.
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.Another shot that is becoming common is the "circus shot". The circus shot is a low-percentage shot that is flipped, heaved, scooped, or flung toward the hoop while the shooter is off-balance, airborne, falling down, and/or facing away from the basket.^ For example, those shot in the neck fall to their knees and then face while clutching at their throats.
  • Video Games: A Cause of Violence and Aggression | Serendip's Exchange 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC serendip.brynmawr.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Marble Madness You control a marble with a roller-ball down paths, trying not to fall off the sides while avoiding pits and other moving dangers.
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A shot that misses both the rim and the backboard completely is referred to as an air ball. .A particularly bad shot, or one that only hits the backboard, is jocularly called a brick.^ Dragonriders of Pern Bad stuff called "thread" falls from the sky, and if it hits the ground, that's bad.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ "The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.” -- Charles Barkley .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Is that all you can come back with,you shouldnt call people retards,your never know when you might get hit by a bus and become one yourself.

Rebounding

.The objective of rebounding is to successfully gain possession of the basketball after a missed field goal or free throw, as it rebounds from the hoop or backboard.^ Maybe you have to rebound better, shoot better, hit free throws, handle the ball, defend better.
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.This plays a major role in the game, as most possessions end when a team misses a shot.^ M. That says that most of people playing games that are rated M are below age 18 not even legal to buy them.
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^ The end game took forever to understand, and its puzzles remain some of the most difficult in any text based adventure game.
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^ Also, having just watched the game again, LO was phenomenal in the 4th quarter, big play after big play, especially on the defensive end.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

.There are two categories of rebounds: offensive rebounds, in which the ball is recovered by the offensive side and does not change possession, and defensive rebounds, in which the defending team gains possession of the loose ball.^ In this particular game there are two sides.
  • Talk To Action | The Purpose Driven Life Takers (Part 1) 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.talk2action.org [Source type: General]

^ "The type of athletes we draft still need types of versatility on the defense side of the ball, run the offense.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ PAU GASOL Q. Can you give us your assessment of your team's offensive performance as well as your defensive performance tonight?
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

The majority of rebounds are defensive, as the team on defense tends to be in better position to recover missed shots.

Passing

A pass is a method of moving the ball between players. .Most passes are accompanied by a step forward to increase power and are followed through with the hands to ensure accuracy.^ Games are good for you, they do increase the powers of your brain, but board games/wargames/etc can do the same as pc games, without most of the negative side effects.

A staple pass is the chest pass. The ball is passed directly from the passer's chest to the receiver's chest. A proper chest pass involves an outward snap of the thumbs to add velocity and leaves the defence little time to react.
Another type of pass is the bounce pass. .Here, the passer bounces the ball crisply about two-thirds of the way from his own chest to the receiver.^ Don't miss the family tree of matching tile games about a fourth of the way down the page ( larger version here ).
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^ They also talk about the Galaxy's two-player (well, 1.5-player really) feature, which is a really nice way of getting a second passive player involved in what is essentially a one-player game.
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^ The first two-thirds of the year were good, with their own ups and downs, but this last third has been monumental.
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The ball strikes the court and bounces up toward the receiver. .The bounce pass takes longer to complete than the chest pass, but it is also harder for the opposing team to intercept (kicking the ball deliberately is a violation).^ Players team up and take turns helping their team to guess the secret word on the iPhone or iPod Touch so that they may pass the device to the next player.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

.Thus, players often use the bounce pass in crowded moments, or to pass around a defender.^ Those playing computer games are at least using their brains & often trying to solve problems (in the better games) & interacting socially and learning teamwork in the multi-player games.

The overhead pass is used to pass the ball over a defender. The ball is released while over the passer's head.
The outlet pass occurs after a team gets a defensive rebound. The next pass after the rebound is the outlet pass.
The crucial aspect of any good pass is it being difficult to intercept. .Good passers can pass the ball with great accuracy and they know exactly where each of their other teammates prefers to receive the ball.^ What he's saying is that they make up for it in other ways other than looking great.

^ If Killzone 2 had better graphics, physics, storyline, animation, then you wouldn't know it from this review but where it compares unfavourably over other shooters we are told in great detail.

^ Also i know several investigators (5 to be exact) that play HALO a video game that involves shooting other players and is under the catagory as violent and they are not violent at all.
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A special way of doing this is passing the ball without looking at the receiving teammate. This is called a no-look pass.
.Another advanced style of passing is the behind-the-back pass which, as the description implies, involves throwing the ball behind the passer's back to a teammate.^ It seems like they're figuring out where you guys are going to be and they're throwing the ball back the other way and that kind of stuff.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

.Although some players can perform such a pass effectively, many coaches discourage no-look or behind-the-back passes, believing them to be difficult to control and more likely to result in turnovers or violations.^ View all the different sports results like Baseball, Football, Men's and Women's Tennis, Volleyball and more!
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^ "But as you get older, you kind of get a little more nostalgic and you look back at situations a little bit differently.” -- Kevin Johnson .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ "I think that basketball players should get the job done no matter how it looks on the screen.” -- Oscar Robertson .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

Dribbling

A U.S. Naval Academy ("Navy") player, left, posts up a U.S. Military Academy ("Army") defender
.Dribbling is the act of bouncing the ball continuously with one hand, and is a requirement for a player to take steps with the ball.^ How not to drop the ball If you feel you have your hands full, have too many balls in the air, and have to do a balancing act to avoid disaster, HP StorageWorks consolidation help is at hand.
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^ Just need a chance Not rated yet I could of played college ball but had to take care of my family i am a great basketball player.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ We can't correct the first one but on the second one, our hopes in the Laker Nation & dynastic baby steps are in the hands of Andrew, the Beast.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

.To dribble, a player pushes the ball down towards the ground with the fingertips rather than patting it; this ensures greater control.^ The game is played from a top-down perspective and the player controls all his or her troops in the game, from soldiers to doctors to saints.
  • Talk To Action | The Purpose Driven Life Takers (Part 1) 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.talk2action.org [Source type: General]

^ The player, rather than attempting to "remake" anything, is attempting to save lives and souls while defending his or her own troops against the forces of the Antichrist.
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^ Unknown Consisted of a colored ball that you could control on both speed and direction in a up and down and sideways directions.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.When dribbling past an opponent, the dribbler should dribble with the hand farthest from the opponent, making it more difficult for the defensive player to get to the ball.^ "I learned at a young age to dribble with both hands, and that allows me to be more creative when I go against bigger and stronger opponents.” -- Steve Nash .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Better defense always is needed, but aside from rotating on shooters more quickly, not sure what adjustments to make.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Unlike most first person shooters, Thief is more about being stealthy and creeping past your opponent.
  • List of Major Game Releases - giantbomb.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

.It is therefore important for a player to be able to dribble competently with both hands.^ "I learned at a young age to dribble with both hands, and that allows me to be more creative when I go against bigger and stronger opponents.” -- Steve Nash .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.Good dribblers (or "ball handlers") tend to bounce the ball low to the ground, reducing the distance of travel of the ball from the floor to the hand, making it more difficult for the defender to "steal" the ball.^ You travel in a group for most of the game, with helpers lending a hand, but it never makes you feel like you're an extra.

^ A good book can make the past come alive for a child far more than any computer game can.

^ This was represented in-game via an increasing amount of shaking of the mouse cursor, making the game more and more difficult to control until the character eventually died.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.Good ball handlers frequently dribble behind their backs, between their legs, and switch directions suddenly, making a less predictable dribbling pattern that is more difficult to defend against.^ "I learned at a young age to dribble with both hands, and that allows me to be more creative when I go against bigger and stronger opponents.” -- Steve Nash .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ This was represented in-game via an increasing amount of shaking of the mouse cursor, making the game more and more difficult to control until the character eventually died.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ For Business and Environment HP designs products to consume less energy, last longer, and help make more environmentally responsible choices.
  • HP Products & Services Videos - Personal Computing|Gaming Systems 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC h30429.www3.hp.com [Source type: General]

.This is called a crossover, which is the most effective way to move past defenders while dribbling.^ O-FONE inteligently applies the best, most economical, and effective, call routing methods to come up with a top quality, quickly established call.
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.A skilled player can dribble without watching the ball, using the dribbling motion or peripheral vision to keep track of the ball's location.^ Balance your accounts and keep track of your vendor purchases in the 'Finances' section and track business profitability using the built in reporting tools.
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^ Worldwide/All Locations Educational video about the many uses for HP Pavilion Integrated Webcams, from keeping in touch with family and friends to video conferencing with colleagues.
  • HP Products & Services Videos - Personal Computing|Gaming Systems 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC h30429.www3.hp.com [Source type: General]

^ You can then use your skills against other players in the game of S.K.A.T.E. or in virtual competitions to keep leveling up and building your character's career.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

.By not having to focus on the ball, a player can look for teammates or scoring opportunities, as well as avoid the danger of having someone steal the ball away from him/her.^ Marble Madness You control a marble with a roller-ball down paths, trying not to fall off the sides while avoiding pits and other moving dangers.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ Perhaps the Mavs could hire someone to help coordinate coursework for players looking to finish their degrees(a traveling tutor, per say)?
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Blocking

A block is performed when, after a shot is attempted, a defender succeeds in altering the shot by touching the ball. .In almost all variants of play, it is illegal to touch the ball after it is in the downward path of its arc; this is known as goaltending.^ HOW TO PLAY Tap the screen to insert the starting ball - that will expand to its full size, exploding any other balls that touch it, until it finally collapses and disappears.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

^ Maybe it's just that I am looking forward to this game, maybe it's that I have actually played all those other games or maybe it's just that almost every single other review of the game is more positive.

.It is also illegal under NBA and Men's NCAA basketball, to block a shot after it has touched the backboard, or when any part of the ball is directly above the rim.^ I played basketball under former NBA PLAYER (BRYANT STITH) in High School.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ Part 1 Get your documents under control & customize 30 scan profiles, then launch at the touch of a few buttons, using HP Smart Document Scan Software.
  • HP Products & Services Videos - Personal Computing|Gaming Systems 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC h30429.www3.hp.com [Source type: General]

.To block a shot, a player has to be able to reach a point higher than where the shot is released.^ If both players don't reach the trigger point at the same time, either one needs to wait around (be blocked from advancing) or the second misses it or gets teleported to it (a la Gears 2).

Thus, height can be an advantage in blocking. .Players who are taller and playing the power forward or center positions generally record more blocks than players who are shorter and playing the guard positions.^ "Some players are more physical than others, some play with more finesse.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ I probably played the original call of duty online more in three years than i will play video games for the rest of my life.
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I know there are perfectly fun and safe ways to play games like World of Warcraft , but just be careful it doesn’t become more than a game.
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, with good timing and a sufficiently high vertical leap, even shorter players can be effective shot blockers.^ I really can't remember when was the last time I played a single player as good as Killzone 2 (yes, I've played CoDs, Resistance games, Halo etc).

^ I think it's time for you to accept the fact that you paid $700 for an oversize Blu-Ray player on which you can't even watch pr0n.

^ More time in development is always good, it will give our wallets less to whine about, and we may even hit the books.
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Height

.At the professional level, most male players are above 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) and most women above 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).^ Mass Effect Political Dickery "'It's called "Mass Effect" and it allows its players - universally male no doubt - to engage in the most realistic sex acts ever conceived.'"
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^ Either choice must give you the same access to level-ups, because otherwise players will select the choice that gives them the most skills and the context becomes irrelevant.
  • Blog: Are computer games a literary genre? | Education | guardian.co.uk 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.Guards, for whom physical coordination and ball-handling skills are crucial, tend to be the smallest players.^ Pure Baller/Hard worker/Team player/Hungry Bobby Barksdale, 19 point guard 6'0 165 Very quick, fast, Hustler, great defender Great Ball handling skills.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ Ball Player with Skills and Dreams Not rated yet My Name is Bruce Riggin.
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

.Almost all forwards in the men's pro leagues are 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) or taller.^ All baseball leagues were almost destroyed during this period, including most teams in the Negro Baseball League .
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ Maybe it's just that I am looking forward to this game, maybe it's that I have actually played all those other games or maybe it's just that almost every single other review of the game is more positive.

Most centers are over 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m) tall. .According to a survey given to all NBA teams, the average height of all NBA players is just under 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m), with the average weight being close to 222 pounds (101 kg).^ Just an all around player ...
  • Basketball Overseas contacts, information and news. 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.hoop-hype.net [Source type: General]

^ Travel Light Offers productivity and entertainment in a sleek, just under one-inch design with a sturdy magnesium casing and 12.1 inch display.
  • HP Products & Services Videos - Personal Computing|Gaming Systems 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC h30429.www3.hp.com [Source type: General]

^ "A player dreams of being a superstar, but he doesn't want people flocking all over him asking for an autograph.” -- Dennis Rodman .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.The tallest players ever in the NBA were Manute Bol and Gheorghe Mureşan, who were both 7 feet 7 inches (2.31 m) tall.^ "So you're dealing with a coach, and you're dealing with a guy who's actually experienced NBA basketball from a player's perspective and actually goes about it that way.” -- Kevin Garnett .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ "Who will be the next Michael Jordan: several of the NBA's best are vying to become the games new marquee player," Walter Leavy.
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.The tallest current NBA player is Yao Ming, who stands at 7 feet 6 inches (2.29 m).^ "Who will be the next Michael Jordan: several of the NBA's best are vying to become the games new marquee player," Walter Leavy.
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.The shortest player ever to play in the NBA is Muggsy Bogues at 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m).^ I played basketball under former NBA PLAYER (BRYANT STITH) in High School.
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^ I played against NBA players such as Rajo Rondo and Josh Smith and also ...
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^ My dream as a kid playing hoops every day, all day for years, was to be in the NBA. To be one of the lucky 450 players that finds themselves on a NBA roster!
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.Other short players have thrived at the pro level.^ You can then use your skills against other players in the game of S.K.A.T.E. or in virtual competitions to keep leveling up and building your character's career.
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Anthony "Spud" Webb was just 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall, but had a 42-inch (1.07 m) vertical leap, giving him significant height when jumping. The shortest player in the NBA as of the 2009-10 season is Earl Boykins at 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m). .While shorter players are often not very good at defending against shooting, their ability to navigate quickly through crowded areas of the court and steal the ball by reaching low are strengths.^ The player, rather than attempting to "remake" anything, is attempting to save lives and souls while defending his or her own troops against the forces of the Antichrist.
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^ Maybe you have to rebound better, shoot better, hit free throws, handle the ball, defend better.
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^ Driving on the Interstate through the metropolitan tri-state area during a 1.5 hour downpour is like playing 700 continuous laps of Baby Park against 7 other players.
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Variations and similar games

.Variations of basketball are activities based on the game of basketball, using common basketball skills and equipment (primarily the ball and basket).^ I used to play warhammer; before that I made up various games with model knights and so on.

^ Mixed Up Mother Goose Mixed-Up Mother Goose is a classic "Sierra-style" adventure game for kids, based on the various classic nursery rhymes (Humpty Dumpty, etc.
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^ Now that I have grown up and am a bartender myself, I would love to use my real life skills for this game, but I have never been able to find it.
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.Some variations are only superficial rules changes, while others are distinct games with varying degrees of basketball influences.^ Some placed a great emphasis on recognizing games that were historically "relevant" or "innovative" while others simply celebrated games that were fun to play.

^ Only bad thing about this (and the other games in the same series (Curse of The Azure Bonds & Secret of The Silverblades)) were the limitation in leveling.
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^ Starcade was an 80s TV game show where contestants competed against each other on various arcade games like Joust, Burgertime, Dragon's Lair, and Mr. Do.
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.Other variations include children's games, contests or activities meant to help players reinforce skills.^ Social skills and dyadic computer game playing with autistic children.
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^ Linking obesity and activity level with children's television and video game use: Journal of Adolescence Vol 27(1) Feb 2004, 71-85.
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^ Starcade was an 80s TV game show where contestants competed against each other on various arcade games like Joust, Burgertime, Dragon's Lair, and Mr. Do.
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There are principal basketball sports with variations on basketball including Wheelchair basketball, Water basketball, Beach basketball, Slamball, Streetball and Unicycle basketball. An earlier version of basketball was Six-on-six basketball played until the end of the 1950s. .Horseball is a game played on horseback where a ball is handled and points are scored by shooting it through a high net (approximately 1.5m×1.5m).^ I have played 2 years of High School Ball.
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^ I played high school ball ...
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^ I played high school ball at Jefferson ...
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The sport is like a combination of polo, rugby, and basketball. .There is even a form played on donkeys known as Donkey basketball, but that version has come under attack from animal rights groups.^ James and Deloris were always there in the gym bleachers cheering and supporting Michael and his older brother, Larry, whenever they played basketball.
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^ "This is the definitive scientific study of one of the most diverse animal groups on earth; pretty well everything that is known about ants is in this massive work."
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^ "If you can find people out there that can and want to play basketball, it's exciting.
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.Games using basketball skills and equipment include popular versions of the half-court game played in informal settings without referees or strict rules.^ Love to Pursue the Game of playing Basketball!!
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^ Features of Swap a Smiley include: · Smiley faces in seven colors · The ability to play against the clock or until no moves remain · A convenient hint button that allows the player to visualize moves for when no moves are apparent (points are deducted as a penalty once this feature is used) · A pause feature · A volume on and off switch · The ability to purchase a version of the Swap a Smiley game without advertising.
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^ A simple but oddly compelling multiplayer basketball game ...after each shot, you're shown how you're doing against everyone else (~1000 players when I was playing).
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.Perhaps the single most common variation is the half court game.^ Because Edge is a 'serious' gaming site, it's got the most OTT wording in the comments section, patronising language and people trying to be too clever by half.

^ Wii Sports Resort This sequel to Wii Sports offers 12 different games with multiple variants for most of them.
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^ I know that beating the game would take me another hour and a half at MOST. .
  • Lost in the City Walkthrough Guide, Review, Discussion, Hints and Tips at Jay is Games 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC jayisgames.com [Source type: General]

.Only one basket is used, and the ball must be "cleared" - passed or dribbled outside the half-court or three-point line -each time possession of the ball changes from one team to the other.^ Because of that many companies use Mobile OTP, a free "strong authentication" solution based on time synchronous one time passwords.
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^ "The one thing I do that nobody else does is jump three and four times for one rebound.” -- Dennis Rodman .
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^ Every child must have one, and what we fail to grasp is that these possessions are not so much an index of wealth as a cause of ignorance and underachievement and, yes, poverty.

.Half-court games require less cardiovascular stamina, since players need not run back and forth a full court.^ Karateka required the player to run through a small forest, fighting numerous guards, in order to reach the boss character and save the main character's girlfriend.
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^ Also I have found that games that don't tell as much and are less intrusive (such as Ico) work better at creating an emotional connection between the player and their avatar.
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^ Dizzy Balloon Run on MSX. Very strange game and also very addictive: you had to escape from a room full of monters.
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.Half-court games also raise the number of players that can use a court, an important benefit when many players want to play.^ It is the games that they want people to play.
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^ We had a very early PC so that I could play word and number games to help with other areas of my condition.

^ Dow Jones Or Jones its a computer game that you can play with 4 players.
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.(Interestingly, half court games are also played when there is an insufficient number of players to form full 5-on-5 teams).^ At the same time, these team players as professionals earned only $25.00 per game while working their daily jobs.
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^ We had a very early PC so that I could play word and number games to help with other areas of my condition.

^ Dow Jones Or Jones its a computer game that you can play with 4 players.
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There are also other basketball sports like
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  • 21 (also known as hustle, cutthrow and roughhouse)
  • 42
  • Around the world
  • Bounce
  • Firing Squad
  • Fives
  • H-O-R-S-E
  • Hotshot
  • Knockout
  • One-shot conquer
  • Steal The Bacon
  • Tip-it
  • Tips
  • "The One"
  • Basketball War.
  • One-on-One, a variation in which two players will use only a small section of the court (often no more than a half of a court) and compete to play the ball into a single hoop.^ It is played by dragging Gertrude, a goose, into one of various rooms.
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    ^ It is a single player experience only.

    ^ This app is more efficient when more players use it.
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    Such games tend to emphasize individual dribbling and ball stealing skills over shooting and team play.

Wheelchair Basketball

.Wheelchair basketball, created by disabled World War II veterans,[25] is played on specially designed wheelchairs for the physically impaired.^ I like to play World War II games.

^ The First World War (1914-1918) also saw the segregated units of African American soldiers playing in regimental tournaments as baseball players.
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^ Not rated yet Tyree Hankerson Play College basketball at Davis College in Johnson City New York for 2 yrs i'm 25 yrs old my dream is to play pro basketball ...
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.The world governing body of wheelchair basketball is the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation[26] (IWBF).^ FIBA is the world governing body of international basketball and they have an exciting interactive multimedia site with tons of useful information about international basketball.
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Water Basketball

.Water basketball, played in a swimming pool, merges basketball and water polo rules.^ I’m still rather sorry that in the very first game I played, the only way I knew how to end the game was, sadly, to drown her in a swimming pool.

Beach Basketball

.A modified version of basketball, played on beaches, was invented by Philip Bryant.^ I played basketball under former NBA PLAYER (BRYANT STITH) in High School.
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[27] .Beach basketball is played in a circular court with no backboard on the goal, no out-of-bounds rule with the ball movement to be done via passes or 2½ steps, as dribbling is next to impossible on a soft surface.^ No replay value: Now that February 2 has passed and the reviewers and testers are allowed to write about the game, people are pointing out that Killzone 2 has very little replay value.

^ Just need a chance Not rated yet I could of played college ball but had to take care of my family i am a great basketball player.
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^ Im ready to make that next step Im fast,strong and very coachable and will do anything to win no matter what.
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[28] .Beach basketball has grown to a very popular, widespread competitive sport.^ "Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US. Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada.” -- Steve Nash .
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Fifteen Annual World Championships have been organized.

Dunk Hoops

.Dunk Hoops (aka Dunk Ball) is a variation of the game of basketball, played on basketball hoops with lowered (under basketball regulation 10 feet) rims.^ For various ages-- usually for ages 10 or under.
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^ Love to Pursue the Game of playing Basketball!!
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^ I used to play warhammer; before that I made up various games with model knights and so on.

.It originated when the popularity of the slam dunk grew and was developed to create better chances for dunks with lowered rims and using altered goaltending rules.^ Ignition Entertainment Opens Additional Development Studios "Ignition Tokyo and Ignition Florida will further develop the company's capabilities to create original and innovative intellectual properties for the electronic entertainment industry."
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^ I used to run a warhammer rules development website, called The Hammer and Anvil.

Slamball

.Slamball is full-contact basketball, with trampolines.^ This book has over 120 pages full of basketball contacts worldwide and available for your immediate download for only $19.97.
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.Points are scored by playing the ball through the net, as in basketball, though the point-scoring rules are modified.^ "Scoring 100 points is a lot, but I maybe could have scored 140 if they had played straight-up basketball.” -- Wilt Chamberlain .
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^ All my friends played basketball though, so I stuck with basketball.” -- Steve Nash .
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^ William King later played professional ball for the Scranton Miners, the Rens, the Washington Bears, and, by 1946, he played for the Rochester Royals, a national Basketball League.
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.The main differences from the parent sport is the court; below the padded basketball rim and backboard are four trampolines set into the floor which serve to propel players to great heights for slam dunks.^ A great player, true point guard with great court vision and court ...
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^ Just need a chance Not rated yet I could of played college ball but had to take care of my family i am a great basketball player.
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^ Don't Become Good Become Great Not rated yet I've played basketball all my life and up to this day people all around different basketball courts that I've played at people that i sometimes don't know ...
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.The rules also permit some physical contact between the members of the four-player teams.^ "Some players are more physical than others, some play with more finesse.
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Streetball

.Streetball is a less formal variant of basketball, played on playgrounds and in gymnasiums across the world.^ Playing across the playground: Paradoxes of knowledge creation in the videogame firm: Journal of Organizational Behavior Vol 28(5) Jul 2007, 587-605.
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^ You see even Gilbert Arenas was playing Xbox live Halo while he was in Asia playing for the US team in world basketball championships.
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.Often only one half of the court is used, but otherwise the rules of the game are very similar to those of basketball.^ I’m still rather sorry that in the very first game I played, the only way I knew how to end the game was, sadly, to drown her in a swimming pool.

^ As an evangelical Christian myself (but not fundamentalist and not dominionist as the word seems to be used on this site) I find the game--to the degree that it has been revealed, anyway--very very disturbing for other reasons.
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^ The Romans also used boxing in their sports arenas or coliseums as a spectator sport using several gladiators fighting it out until only one would become the victorious champion.
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.The number of participants in a game, or a run, may range from one defender and one person on offense (known as one on one) to two full teams of five each.^ The Bard's Tale (and II, III) Combination of graphic and text RPG games, Bard's Tale was one of the early users of the 1st person (3D) viewpoint.
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^ The Orange Box Probably the best deal in gaming history, The Orange Box packages Half-Life 2 with Half-Life 2's Episode One & Two, as well as the extremely popular Team Fortress 2 and the highly acclaimed puzzler Portal.
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^ (This entire series is a laughfest blast, including lastest one, Curse of Monkey Island) Monopoly Two player only version of the board game classic.
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.Streetball is a very popular game worldwide, and some cities in the United States have organized streetball programs, such as midnight basketball.^ Very popular educational game for children!
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^ As a vivid fan of fun fairs, you and your friends decided to participate in some of the game competitions which the organizers have planned in the event.
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^ JH] Could such a violent, dominionist Christian video game really break through to the popular culture?
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Many cities also host their own weekend-long streetball tournaments.

Unicycle Basketball

.Unicycle basketball is played using a regulation basketball on a regular basketball court with the same rules, e.g., one must dribble the ball whilst riding.^ Full court play, although you only really saw one half-court at a time.
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^ Larry Byrd One on One Basketball on a half court, you could be either Dr. J or Larry Byrd.
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^ "When I was a little kid I used to play with guys twice my age, so, I was the last one picked, so if I picked I knew that I had to get the ball to the scorer if I wanted to stay on the court, so that was pretty much my job.” -- Jason Kidd .
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.There are a number of rules that are particular to unicycle basketball as well, e.g., a player must have at least one foot on a pedal when in-bounding the ball.^ Basketball Had two player team and vs. First Bball game to allow player adjustments -- post player or shooter, and allowed a certain number of rating points for each.
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^ Killing the neutrals that remain neutral is akin to shooting oneself in the foot, as the player would be cutting off one's troop resource.
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^ "You don't see as many well rounded players in basketball as you did back in the day.” -- Kevin Johnson .
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.Unicycle basketball is usually played using 24" or smaller unicycles, and using plastic pedals, both to preserve the court and the players' shins.^ Except for certain secondary school basketball players, the majority of African American players were confined and forced to play mainly as all-black teams.
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^ A simple but oddly compelling multiplayer basketball game ...after each shot, you're shown how you're doing against everyone else (~1000 players when I was playing).
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^ Those playing computer games are at least using their brains & often trying to solve problems (in the better games) & interacting socially and learning teamwork in the multi-player games.

.In North America, popular unicycle basketball games are organized.^ The Play's the Thing: A Clinical-Developmental Perspective on Video Games: Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America Vol 14(3) Jul 2005, 491-508.
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[29].

More distantly related basketball games

Spin-offs from basketball that are now separate sports include:
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  • Korfball (Dutch: Korfbal) started in the Netherlands and is now played worldwide as a mixed gender team ball game, similar to mixed netball and basketball
  • Netball (formerly known as Women basketball but now played by both males and females), a limited-contact team sport in which two teams of seven try to score points against one another by placing a ball through a high hoop,
  • Slamball, a full-contact basketball, with trampolines.^ Males as well as females could play basketball.
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    ^ "I think I was chosen by basketball, although I never really physically got drafted to any team that I played for.” -- Julius Erving .
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    ^ Identify contact favorites • Map contact addresses • Direct phone dialing and emailing of contacts • Get schedules, scores, rosters, news for all athletic teams.
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    .Points are scored by playing the ball through the net, as in basketball, though the point-scoring rules are modified.^ "Scoring 100 points is a lot, but I maybe could have scored 140 if they had played straight-up basketball.” -- Wilt Chamberlain .
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    ^ All my friends played basketball though, so I stuck with basketball.” -- Steve Nash .
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    ^ William King later played professional ball for the Scranton Miners, the Rens, the Washington Bears, and, by 1946, he played for the Rochester Royals, a national Basketball League.
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    The main differences from the parent sport is the court; below the padded basketball rim and backboard are four trampolines set into the floor which serve to propel players to great heights for slam dunks. .The rules also permit some physical contact between the members of the four-player teams.^ "Some players are more physical than others, some play with more finesse.
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Social forms of basketball

.Basketball has been adopted by various social groups and for which they have established their own environments and sometimes their own rules.^ In forums where most users are similar to each other, outsiders may be perceived as trolls simply because they do not fit into the social norms of that group.
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Such socialized forms of basketball include:
.
  • Recreational basketball, where fun, entertainment and family and camaraderie rule rather than winning a game
  • Basketball Schools and Academies where students are trained in developing basketball fundamentals, undergo fitness and endurance exercises and learn various basketball skills.^ Fun way to learn math skills.
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    ^ It is far better to have whole schools streamed than to have comprehensives where the students are streamed once in school anyway.

    ^ It's very much a competition for the entertainment dollar, and that's never been more clearly evident than in today's NBA game.” -- Julius Erving .
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    .Basketball students learn proper ways of passing, ball handling, dribbling, shooting from various distances, rebounding, offensive moves, defense, lay-ups, screens etc, basketball rules and basketball ethics.^ Basically, the game features a little tank at the bottom of the screen which you control, and you shoot at the various little aliens at the top of the screen.
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    ^ "I just want to catch that first ball, get it out of the way, and move forward.” -- Kevin Johnson .
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    ^ "While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, he who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions.
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    .Also popular are the basketball camps organized at various occasions, often to get prepared for basketball events and basketball clinics for improving skills.
  • College and University basketball played in educational institutions of higher learning
  • Disabled basketball played by various disabled groups such as:
  • Ethnic and Religion-based basketball.^ Successful implementation of user-centered game based learning in higher education: An example from civil engineering: Computers & Education Vol 49(3) Nov 2007, 873-890.
    • Computer games - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

    ^ "You have to remember that coaching wasn't sophisticated back then - you didn't have the camps, clinics and all the technical advances that are available today - so from that standpoint, playing with a cast on my arm was a fortunate event in my life.” -- Bob Cousy .
    • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Assuming these lists represent voices of authority in the gaming community, we can easily make a cumulative list averaging out the most universally popular games.

    .Examples of Ethnic basketball include Indo-Pak or Russian or Armenian leagues in the United States or Canada for example or Filipino expatriate basketball leagues in the Gulf or the United States.^ On to Barcelona, Spain with the 1992 Dream Team of the United States Olympic Basketball Team and the best in basketball, the ten players were: .
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    .Whereas religion-based basketball includes most notably church-related Christian basketball leagues, Jewish, Muslim and Hindu basketball leagues etc.^ "In 1981, at age 31, I was voted the best player in basketball, and the most valuable player in the league.” -- Julius Erving .
    • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Robinson's plays helped the Dodgers to win the National League Pennant, and he finished the league with the most stolen bases and tied for the team lead in home runs .
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    or denominational leagues like .Coptic, Syriac/Assyrian basketball leagues in the United States or Canada.
  • Gay basketball played in gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in gay basketball leagues.^ William King later played professional ball for the Scranton Miners, the Rens, the Washington Bears, and, by 1946, he played for the Rochester Royals, a national Basketball League.
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    ^ It was widely played on the Apple II in schools across the United States during the 1980s.
    • List of Major Game Releases - giantbomb.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You play as undercover CIA field agent Michael Thorton as he tries to uncover a conspiracy within the United States Government.
    • List of Major Game Releases - giantbomb.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

    .Sport of basketball is a major part of events during the Gay Games, World Outgames and EuroGames.
  • Midnight basketball, a basketball initiative to curb inner-city crime in the United States and elsewhere by keeping urban youth off the streets and engaging them with sports alternatives to drugs and crime.
  • Mini basketball played by underage children
  • Maxi Basketball played by overage individuals
  • Prison basketball, basketball practiced in prisons and penitentiary institutions.^ Visual-motor reaction in 6-year-old children during computer games: Novye Issledovaniya v Psikhologii i Vozrastnoi Fiziologii Vol 5(1) 1991, 124-128.
    • Computer games - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

    ^ Nociceptive flexion reflex thresholds and pain during rest and computer game play in patients with hypertension and individuals at risk for hypertension: Biological Psychology Vol 76(1-2) Sep 2007, 72-82.
    • Computer games - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

    ^ The game gave the player an open world and multiple events to compete in.
    • List of Major Game Releases - giantbomb.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

    .There are also active religious basketball missionary groups to play basketball with prisoners.^ James and Deloris were always there in the gym bleachers cheering and supporting Michael and his older brother, Larry, whenever they played basketball.
    • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ "If you can find people out there that can and want to play basketball, it's exciting.
    • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "That's how we like to play basketball, is be physical down there in the paint and force teams to the perimeter.” -- Bill Laimbeer .
    • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

    Some prisons have developed their prison basketball leagues. .At times, non-prisoners may play in such leagues, provided all home and away games are played within prison courts.^ You see video games and my home computer provide me with an escape from this rat infested hellhole, my alcoholic mother, and my drug addicted older brother.

    ^ "And then lastly, it's always been a personal goal of mine to be able to walk away and not play just for the money and be at the top of my game.” -- Kevin Johnson .
    • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

    ^ This little non-game has even shown up in Time magazine .
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    .Film director Jason Moriarty has even released a documentary relating to the sport entitled Prison Ball.
  • Rezball, short for reservation ball, is the term used to describe the avid Native American following of basketball and in some areas the style of play of their Native American teams.
  • School / High school basketball, the sport of basketball being one of the most frequently exercised and popular sports in all school systems
  • Show basketball as performed by entertainment basketball show teams, the prime example being the Harlem Globetrotters.^ At his home school, Hutchinson High, he also played football and basketball.
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    ^ Release for the C64 Archon series One of the most popular game series for the commodore system.
    • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

    ^ This African American team dominated the world of black basketball until the arrival of the familiar New York Renaissance (The Rens ) of 1923-1949, under the ownership of Robert J. Douglas , and the Harlem Globetrotters , established in 1927, but had to travel about America playing only other all-black teams.
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    There are even specialized entertainment teams like:
    • Celebrity basketball teams made of celebrities (actors, singers etc) playing in their own leagues or in public, often for entertainment and charity events.
    • Midget basketball teams made up of athletes of short stature offering shows using basketball
    • Slamball offered as entertainment events
  • Women's basketball played by females

Fantasy basketball

Fantasy basketball was inspired by fantasy baseball. .Originally played by keeping track of stats by hand, it was popularized during the 1990s after the advent of the Internet.^ During the height of its popularity in the early 1990s, Trade Wars was the preeminent BBS game, played by tens of thousands of computer enthusiasts around the world.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.Those who play this game are sometimes referred to as General Managers, who draft actual NBA players and compute their basketball statistics.^ How about arguing with those that actually play these games?

^ Dow Jones Or Jones its a computer game that you can play with 4 players.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ Computer games for girls: What makes them play?
  • Computer games - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

The game was popularized by ESPN Fantasy Sports, NBA.com, and Yahoo! Fantasy Sports. .Other sports websites provided the same format keeping the game interesting with participants actually owning specific players.^ Being a historian, perhaps he will be interested in the Total War series of games, which are fun and informative at the same time.

^ At the same time, these team players as professionals earned only $25.00 per game while working their daily jobs.
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ Rather similar to computer games in a way – particularly in the way they needed to get more and more gory to keep the “viewers” interested.

See also

A monument in Lithuanian basketball in Vilnius

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    .http://www.nba.com/analysis/rules_index.html.^ Website: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=328442590&mt=8 Support Website: http://www.cdemo.com MTB CA .
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    ^ Website: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=328500913&mt=8 Support Website: http://www.jmfapps.com/hcc Love or Not .
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    ^ Website: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=329363947&mt=8 Support Website: http://www.cassandra-iphone.com SummationLite .
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Wiktionary

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.Basketball is a sport enjoyed by millions of people around the world.^ From: CNET Posted: Dec-19-2003 Millions of people these days want to eat, sleep, and breathe the world of Harry Potter.
  • Computer Games: Read Reviews & Buy PC Games at Discount Prices 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.smarter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Women basketball coaches: grooming the overlooked stars of the collegiate sports world."
  • African Americans in the Sports Arena 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.liu.edu [Source type: General]

^ BIC Italia (In Italian) A web magazine by a nonprofit organization about Wheelchair Basketball that supports the sport around the World.
  • Basketball Resources 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC sportsvl.com [Source type: News]

.Children and adults of many nations are fascinated by the high speed action and hype that surrounds the sport.^ In many cases team formation presents no problems, especially when both children and adults are experienced Fifth Dimension citizens: .
  • Individual and Collective Activities in Educational Computer Game Playing 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC lchc.ucsd.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ How many hands – both adult and children – have grabbed the handle of the cart you select?

^ Doom was one of the first high-speed action games to offer that kind of play, which made it immensely popular.
  • The Secret Guide to Computers - Games 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.secretguide.net [Source type: General]

.It started in America, but has spread to other countries around the world who have shown us that everyone can compete.^ Other world maps available including Canada, Central America, Middle East, Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, and South America .
  • Games in a Flash: Flash Games | Customizable Games 16 January 2010 3:29 UTC www.gamesinaflash.com [Source type: General]

^ (Submitted by ussr1943) Anarchy Online - MMORPG (Submitted by cambrill) Ogame - "OGame is a strategic space simulation game with thousands of players across the world competing with each other simultaneously.

^ Tamil is the historic Southeast Asian Indian language, used widely in the southern part of India (Tamil Nadu), Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, and many other countries around the world.
  • Free iPhone iPod Games :: Applications :: News 20 September 2009 9:12 UTC freegamesforiphone.com [Source type: General]

.There are big players and small players, skinny and heavy players, and people of many nations playing.^ Your role as the player (up to three people can play at the same time) is to move your arms in different directions &mdas...
  • Video & PC Games: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, PS2, Nintendo DS Lite, PSP, etc - Buy.com 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.buy.com [Source type: General]

^ You can play many major nations on all sides and get to experiment with decisions that leads...
  • Computer Games: Read Reviews & Buy PC Games at Discount Prices 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.smarter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ With the continuing bad economy and poor job outlook, there were many people visiting all the exhibiting companies with resumes and demo reels in hand.
  • PDAToday a PDA and gadget blog 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC www.pdatoday.com [Source type: General]

If they can do it, so can you. .Some players have even come to America to compete in the NBA (National Basketball Association).^ The NBA had its genesis in the Basketball Association of America, which started operating in 1946.
  • Basketball - a knol by andrejs 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC knol.google.com [Source type: General]

^ It has six members from Division I schools and three each from Divisions II and III. It has jurisdiction over colleges, junior colleges, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), and Armed Forces basketball.
  • basketball (sport) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: General]

^ After extensive research have come up with a proposed final list for 177 Outstanding Canadian (Male) Basketball Players.
  • Search for Top 100 Players All Time 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.frozenhoops.com [Source type: General]

.Some of these players are Dirk Nowitzki (Germany), Steve Nash (Canada), Yao Ming (China, figure 0.1), and Manu Ginobili (Argentina).^ Players have a variety of characters to put on their team, including kid versions of Yao Ming, LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal, Tracy McGrady, Dirk Nowitzki, and others.
  • Wholesale Computer Games - Wholesale PC Games - Buy PC Games Wholesale - DollarDays 20 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.dollardays.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Few players have cast a spell across the game like Yao Ming, before or since.” -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ You'd go to school with your box of cards, and at recess and lunchtime there were all these games we'd play.” -- Steve Nash .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.So become part of the hype and learn the history, rules, and sport of basketball!!^ [Credits : Acquired from Vast Video] The Houston Comets defeat the New York Liberty to become the first championship team in the history …[Credits : Acquired from Vast Video] INTER-ACTIVES Basketball.
  • basketball (sport) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: General]

^ About The NBA History Rules Of The Game Hoopedia: Basketball Wiki Red on Roundball .
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^ About The NBA History Rules Of The Game Video Rulebook Hoopedia: Basketball Wiki Red on Roundball NBA Guide NBA Register ALL-ACCESS .
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American college basketball rules can be found at 2008 NCAA MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RULES AND INTERPRETATIONS

Contents

Basic Play

1.1 A basketball.
1.2 A basketball hoop.
1.3 Basketball Court
Basketball's basic concept is easily understood. .The objective is for your team of five put a basketball (figure 1.1) through a hoop (figure 1.2) on the opposite side of the court.^ Get your monkey to jump through hoops.
  • Play Skill Games Games Online at 2DPlay for Free 16 January 2010 3:29 UTC 2dplay.com [Source type: General]

^ It is played using two teams of 5 players on a full length basketball court, and a roster of 8 different fictional teams.
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^ Whether you manage a youth league or an adult club team, eteamz has all the tools you need to create a great basketball website for your team.
  • Basketball Team, League & Club Websites | eteamz 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.eteamz.com [Source type: General]

.While trying to score on this hoop you are also trying to defend your hoop on your side of the court (figure 1.3).^ Try for the many awards and achievements, or just play it cool, as you pursue your one main goal - to collect all of the cubes and...

^ Control your ball with the wildly innovative Recall feature...once you've tried it, you can't go back!

^ The other tool is the match probability: you win a free game if the last two digits of your score match an apparently random draw.
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.You must dribble or pass (not walk with) the ball to your team mates to get down the court (see Skills chapter) and must try to put the ball in the basket before twenty-four seconds has passed.^ You need to both support and rely on your team mates.
  • Computer Games | Aquarionics 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.aquarionics.com [Source type: General]

^ The game opens in eighteen dickety four, and you, playing as the (in)famous Lord Wilde, Sergent of the first Strike Force of The United Republic of The Knights of Cydonia, must hunt down and incognitofy Serj Tankian.
  • Video game - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ It is very high up so u must grind above where the judges are to reach it and when you get there (which will take many tries) grind the steel cables that hold it in place.
  • Video Game Cheats 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.fobies.com [Source type: General]

.If you don't the other team will receive the ball.^ It was a game of getting ahead, then keeping the ball away from the other team, which wasn’t what the creators intended.
  • Tale of Tales» Blog » Ten reasons why computer games are not games 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC tale-of-tales.com [Source type: General]

^ This application allows you to receive cards from other iphone users and get notified with sound.
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^ But then, you really don't want this game to receive an 'M' rating.
  • Talk To Action | The Purpose Driven Life Takers (Part 1) 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.talk2action.org [Source type: General]

.You can refresh the twenty-four seconds if you miss the shot and your team gets the rebound.^ Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable.
  • The chess games of Computer 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.chessgames.com [Source type: General]

^ As you look over your program listing, you should inspect each byte and ask yourself, "Am I getting my money’s worth from this byte?

^ You can choose from a number of solid titles to round out your collection or check out an older game you missed the first time around.
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.The missed shot must hit the rim to reset the twenty-four second shot clock.^ The 24-second clock shall remain the same or reset to 14, whichever is greater, if the violation is assessed against the defensive team.
  • NBA.com - RULE NO. 12-FOULS AND PENALTIES 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ The 24-second clock is reset to 24 seconds if the ball is to be inbounded in the team's backcourt or stay the same or reset to 14, whichever is greater, if the ball is to be inbounded in the frontcourt.
  • NBA.com - RULE NO. 12-FOULS AND PENALTIES 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ Twenty-six times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.There are three types of shots you can make for points.^ You Can't Get There From Here by Jason YOU CAN'T GET THERE FROM HERE Much has been made of Jason's pantomime (or silent) comics in the last three years since his first appearance on our shores.

^ It's a code if you have it and type it in your ragdoll master game you can play more levels and there will be huge bosses+robots .
  • WikiAnswers - Computer Games Questions including "Where can I download Stronghold Crusader or Stronghold 2 getting it downloaded straight from the computer using an american express credit card" 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC wiki.answers.com [Source type: General]

^ You may also want to use the North Point Mall, since there is two pickups there, and you can go back and forth if you fail to make this glitch work.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for PlayStation 2 Cheats - Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Codes - Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Cheat Codes, FAQs, Walk-Throughs, Hints 25 September 2009 5:59 UTC www.gamespot.com [Source type: Academic]

.The first type is a two-point shot.^ Basketball Had two player team and vs. First Bball game to allow player adjustments -- post player or shooter, and allowed a certain number of rating points for each.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ Two point goals are shot close to the hoop, while 3 point goals and free throws are shot from farther away and are less likely to involve jumping.
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^ If he touches the ball during a field goal attempt, points shall be awarded consistent with the type of shot.
  • NBA.com - RULE NO. 12-FOULS AND PENALTIES 17 September 2009 16:28 UTC www.nba.com [Source type: General]

.If you shoot the ball inside the three point line, it is worth two points.^ A line will be drawn between the two points .
  • Lost in the City Walkthrough Guide, Review, Discussion, Hints and Tips at Jay is Games 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC jayisgames.com [Source type: General]

^ Control You are in control of the two orange lines.
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^ Get three in a line and you win.

.The second type is a three-point shot, if you shoot beyond the three point line your team gets three points.^ Get three in a line and you win.

^ Both teams shot well from the line.
  • Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.walsh.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ How to score from your own end with less than 2 seconds on the clock (without launching a shot from half court) • Inbounds plays that will get you a layup, whenever you need one • Three battle-tested plays guaranteed to get you an open shot with less than 5 seconds to play .
  • Winning Basketball Drills - Basketball Video Tutorials 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC winningbasketballdrills.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The third type is a foul shot, if you are fouled when going up for a shot you shoot the number of free throws (from the free throw line) for the number of points you could have received if you made the shot.^ You could jump to avoid bullets or shoot a bullet as you were going down.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ You could be the third member.

^ I just shot poorly from the free throw line.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

.For example, if you are shooting a three point shot and get fouled you get three shots from the foul line.^ Get three in a line and you win.

^ For example, let's say that you've decided you're making a game where the player flies a plane across the screen shooting aliens.
  • Computer Game Making For Kids 10 February 2010 10:36 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jeremy Shardo is averaging 10.0 points and is shooting 88% from the line and leads the team with 24 steals.
  • Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.walsh.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.If you were shooting a two point shot, you get two shots.^ "You look at today, it's a different situation.” You have a game that has been transformed into a game where almost every shot is either an outside shot - a three-point shot - or a dunk.” -- Oscar Robertson .
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ You have 12 shots to hit the target and you add up your points to beat your high scores and compete against other players by taking turns.
  • Kids Computer Games Recommendations 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC jennymannion.com [Source type: General]

^ I do like the “VATS” system, where you can pause the action, queue up shots at different locations, and play them out, but it has two limitations.
  • Computer Games | Aquarionics 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.aquarionics.com [Source type: General]

.If you go up for a shot, get fouled, and make the basket, you get the points regularly received for making the shot, plus one free throw.^ He failed two baskets and a free throw.
  • Game 3: Postgame Lakers Quotes and Video | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ If you ever go gay look me up ;-P .
  • 12 Video Game Characters With Undiagnosed Mental Disorders | Cracked.com 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Plus you get to go over crazy jumps.
  • Play Games - Free Online Games, Downloadable Games from Shockwave.com 16 January 2010 3:29 UTC www.shockwave.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Free throws are worth one point each.^ Two point goals are shot close to the hoop, while 3 point goals and free throws are shot from farther away and are less likely to involve jumping.
  • Applied Economics Laboratory and Research Seminar: Section 3 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC people.ucsc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He was 2-for-3 from the free throw line, while recording one assist, steal and block in just 19 minutes of playing time in a 102-68 win over Judson University.
  • Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.northernsun.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Total field goals made (TLFGM) includes 2 pointers and 3 pointers while free throws are worth 1 point.
  • Applied Economics Laboratory and Research Seminar: Section 3 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC people.ucsc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.If someone is fouled, the person who fouled them gets one more personal foul, and the team gets one more team foul.^ If the events are in the correct date order, that player or team gets to move forward one space on the board.
  • Toys - Find great deals, lowest prices, and buy Toys at Shopping.com 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC www.shopping.com [Source type: General]

^ If someone shoots another person, its that person who killed the other.
  • Video Game Addiction As An Official Disorder? | Techdirt 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ PONG Gets Personal Really slick cartoon about PONG. I love this one.
  • Video Game Parodies 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.newgrounds.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

You are eliminated from the game when you have 6 fouls. .If you foul somebody when they are not shooting, it counts as one more personal and team foul.^ Which one, if either, would you shoot?

^ Ask a team if they will include you.
  • Theoreti.ca » Computer Games 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC www.theoreti.ca [Source type: General]

^ There is always one more imbecile than you counted on.
  • video game 25 September 2009 5:59 UTC rdrop.com [Source type: General]

.If your team commits more than three fouls, the person fouled gets to shoot two from the line.^ More likely than not, the mass appeal for fighting games stems from adrenaline rush a game player gets when he or she unleash a devastating finishing blow!
  • 80 Absolutely Beautiful Video Game Wallpapers | Wallpapers 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.hongkiat.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It is based on more than a decade of social intelligence research conducted at Montreals McGill University by a team led by Dr. Mark Baldwin.
  • Download games, free games, online games 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC www.video-games.cc [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He's standing before more than 100 fidgety young men and women lined up in the strip-mall parking lot outside his store.
  • Video Games: News & Videos about Video Games - CNN.com 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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.The game is played out in quarters (12 minutes each), and every quarter your number of team fouls goes back to zero.^ Games nowadays are cheaper and you do not have to get out of your room to play.
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dirk and Josh have been out for a number of games.
  • The Future of Personal Computing ? « blog maverick 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC blogmaverick.com [Source type: General]

^ And this applies to every game out there.
  • UConn Video Game Organization 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC vgo.uconn.edu [Source type: General]

.You also cannot go outside the court boundaries (yellow in the diagram), or the ball is given to the other team.^ It was a game of getting ahead, then keeping the ball away from the other team, which wasn’t what the creators intended.
  • Tale of Tales» Blog » Ten reasons why computer games are not games 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC tale-of-tales.com [Source type: General]

^ If you would like to play with me at this game over christmas – or Team Fortress 2, or many others – you should friend me on Steam: .
  • Computer Games | Aquarionics 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.aquarionics.com [Source type: General]

^ "The Olympics were great, because you had to make the team, and then go to the games.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

.Another general rule is once you go over center court, you cannot go back over (this is called over-and-back or a backcourt violation).^ I just came back from Hong Kong and Singapore, and I visited a market in Singapore called Sim Lim Square, which is a legitimate shopping center right in the heart of Singapore.
  • Computer and Video Games Come of Age 12 September 2009 6:06 UTC web.mit.edu [Source type: General]

^ You need to take care about the distance between the planks, otherwise the plank is going back to your inventory .
  • Lost in the City Walkthrough Guide, Review, Discussion, Hints and Tips at Jay is Games 22 September 2009 22:46 UTC jayisgames.com [Source type: General]

^ Barbie Barbie got a call from Ken about the date, then you would go shopping to pick out outfits, hair, and all sorts of things.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

.Do not stay in the box below the basket for more than three seconds, this is called three in the key and will result in your team giving the ball up.^ They had to do more than just give up open shots.
  • Basketball Quotes - Famous NBA Basketball Player's Quotes 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: General]

^ Naismith came up with a game that required teams to throw a soccer ball into peach baskets attached to the gym's balcony at a height of ten feet.
  • Basketball - a knol by andrejs 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC knol.google.com [Source type: General]

^ He's standing before more than 100 fidgety young men and women lined up in the strip-mall parking lot outside his store.
  • Video Games: News & Videos about Video Games - CNN.com 7 January 2010 8:53 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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.You must be past center court after eight seconds, or you will turn the ball over (these eight seconds are also counted on shot clock).^ From the start back up or turn around and drive for 10 seconds on the clock and make a good road block.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for PlayStation 2 Cheats - Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Codes - Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Cheat Codes, FAQs, Walk-Throughs, Hints 25 September 2009 5:59 UTC www.gamespot.com [Source type: Academic]

^ The last board, which was more challenging, you were a human avoiding lasers shot by these drones and u had to kill them by letting the lasers reflect off the walls.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ It's Grand Theft -- second while it's not as if it's 7 o'clock at night Galarraga homered done you can play for now off okay blob while -- or whatever.
  • Kids Obssessed with Video Games | WRKO 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC audio.wrko.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Stepping out-of-bounds, backcourt violations, three in the key, and the ball being stolen (taken away from you by the other team) are all forms of turnovers (giving the other team the ball).^ At parties, you can form teams and cheer each other on.
  • The Secret Guide to Computers - Games 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.secretguide.net [Source type: General]

^ It was a game of getting ahead, then keeping the ball away from the other team, which wasn’t what the creators intended.
  • Tale of Tales» Blog » Ten reasons why computer games are not games 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC tale-of-tales.com [Source type: General]

^ You probably just did this out of lack of other ideas, but Runescape is bad for all.
  • Personal Finance Lessons from Online Adventure Game (RuneScape) | Wise Bread 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC www.wisebread.com [Source type: General]

.When on defense, you cannot touch or hit another player (this will result in foul shots).^ In this defense shooter, the player uses surface-to-air missiles to detonate nuclear warheads before they can hit the ground and destroy his/her cities or missile stock piles.
  • History of Computing: Video games - Golden Age 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

^ A simple but oddly compelling multiplayer basketball game ...after each shot, you're shown how you're doing against everyone else (~1000 players when I was playing).
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^ Use the touch screen to get your game on as you exectue tricky dribbles, special passes, and sweet shots-all with strokes and taps of the stylus.
  • Best Nintendo DS Games 16 January 2010 3:29 UTC www.mrbass.org [Source type: General]

.Be careful not to stay in the square below the basket for more than three seconds (not illustrated).^ Linden Labs claims Second Life has turned over more than $1 billion in its six-year history.
  • Theoreti.ca » Computer Games 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC www.theoreti.ca [Source type: General]

^ I probably played the original call of duty online more in three years than i will play video games for the rest of my life.
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I know there are perfectly fun and safe ways to play games like World of Warcraft , but just be careful it doesn’t become more than a game.
  • Unreality - The Six Most Soul-Sucking Video Games | 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC unrealitymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This is called Defensive Three Seconds and will result in the other team shooting a free throw and receiving the ball.^ Naismith came up with a game that required teams to throw a soccer ball into peach baskets attached to the gym's balcony at a height of ten feet.
  • Basketball - a knol by andrejs 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC knol.google.com [Source type: General]

^ It was a game of getting ahead, then keeping the ball away from the other team, which wasn’t what the creators intended.
  • Tale of Tales» Blog » Ten reasons why computer games are not games 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC tale-of-tales.com [Source type: General]

^ Brandon Miller then gave UNOH their only lead of the second half on a free throw at 64-63 with 3:54 remaining.
  • Basketball 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.walsh.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This is the basic way of playing basketball so make sure you know these rules.^ You must really know basketball!
  • Basketball - a knol by andrejs 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC knol.google.com [Source type: General]

^ Make sure you download this game.
  • Kids Computer Games to Play! | Walt Disney World | Disney World Tickets 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC kidscomputergamesreviews.com [Source type: General]

^ Are you sure you've played it?
  • Blog: Are computer games a literary genre? | Education | guardian.co.uk 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.Some of the topics (such as free throws) will be covered more in depth later.^ Knicks add some depth, sign free agent guard Pruitt .
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^ Internet car racing games are covered in-depth on more...
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^ I kind of like such open-endedness/vagueness because to some extent it provides more opportunities for players to make judgment and decisions.
  • Computer Games in Education 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC blogs.nyu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

History

.Now that you know a little bit about the game itself, you should hear the history of how the game came to be.^ Now I don't know about that.
  • Computer and Video Games Come of Age 12 September 2009 6:06 UTC web.mit.edu [Source type: General]

^ What game are you playing right now?
  • Game Tabs // Video Game Tablature 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.gametabs.net [Source type: General]

^ How about the I Spy game?
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.What would you do if you had to invent an indoor game for the harsh New England winter?^ How would you win this game:...
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^ Sometimes in the game, you would run across the same clue or you would end up taking a picture of a robot that you already had a picture of -- Matt would remember which pictures he had and he would also remember listening to the clue from before.
  • Individual and Collective Activities in Educational Computer Game Playing 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC lchc.ucsd.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the game, you can attack monsters and complete quests to gain experience, which you need to advance onto a new ...
  • Gaming Reviews & Computer Games 10 February 2010 10:36 UTC sharedreviews.com [Source type: General]

Dr. James Naismith (figure 2.1) was faced with this predicament when the Head of Physical Education told him to make a game for a class of eighteen men. .The original game was a nine-on-nine version of basketball using peach baskets on sticks as hoops, and soccer balls as basketballs.^ Naismith came up with a game that required teams to throw a soccer ball into peach baskets attached to the gym's balcony at a height of ten feet.
  • Basketball - a knol by andrejs 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC knol.google.com [Source type: General]

^ Thus we have games based on basketball, football, baseball, soccer, tennis, boxing, and others.

^ Basketball does still has the advantage of being easily available to any kid with a pair of sneakers and a ball and a little room to move much in the same way as Soccer.
  • `Understanding the care of the Basketball player, Robert McDowell's Herbal Treatments. Information and consultation on safe and natural treatment of illnesses and disease with herbal treatment. 11 September 2009 22:38 UTC www.herbal-treatment.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Naismith's liked his game because it focused less on brute force and more on skill, so that anyone could have a chance and become good at it.^ B.A. Baracus could have been a Storm Trooper because neither of them ever successfully shot anyone.
  • Adult Swim Games - Free Online Flash Games 16 January 2010 3:29 UTC games.adultswim.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ More likely than not, the mass appeal for fighting games stems from adrenaline rush a game player gets when he or she unleash a devastating finishing blow!
  • 80 Absolutely Beautiful Video Game Wallpapers | Wallpapers 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.hongkiat.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Good game!” *hands over some money as a prize* *entire game later* “YAY I BEAT THE ELITE FOUR” *starter is all like “yay!”* .
  • Video Games - GraphJam: Music and Pop Culture in Charts and Graphs. Let us explain them. 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC graphjam.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

He devised the following set of thirteen rules:
.
  1. The ball can be thrown in any direction with one or both hands.
  2. The ball can be batted in any direction with one or both hands, but never with the fist.
  3. A player cannot run with the ball.^ But it is also one of the the most violent games of all time, allowing the player to steal cars, kill anyone in sight, and run from the police.

    ^ In order to get enough speed for many of the events, the buttons have to be pounded repeatedly with alternating hands to the point that one cannot discern the sound of the individual button presses.
    • History of Computing: Video games - Golden Age 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

    ^ Unknown Consisted of a colored ball that you could control on both speed and direction in a up and down and sideways directions.
    • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

    .The player must throw it from the spot on which he catches it.
  4. The ball must be held in or between the hands.^ Because the time between firing and impact is so long, the player must plan his shots with greater foresight and make use of multiple explosions.

    ^ All these factors need to be taken into account, and then the player must then coordinate the brain's interpretation and reaction with the movement in their hands and fingertips.

    ^ In the above games, the player uses the ball as a weapon to batter; in other paddle games the player must only catch the ball, or many balls, rather than deflect it.

    The arms or body must not be used for holding it.
  5. No shouldering, holding, pushing, striking or tripping an opponent.
  6. A foul is striking at the ball with the fist.
  7. If a side makes three consecutive fouls it counts a goal for the opponents.
  8. A goal shall be made when the ball is thrown or batted from the ground into the basket and stays there.
  9. When the ball goes out of bounds, it shall be thrown into the field and played by the first person touching it.
  10. The umpire shall be judge of the men and shall note the fouls and notify the referee when three consecutive fouls have been made.
  11. The referee shall be the judge of the ball and decide when it is in play in bounds, to which side it belongs, and shall keep the time.
  12. The time shall be two 15-minute halves with a five minute rest between.
  13. The side scoring the most goals in that time shall be declared the winner.
.The first game was believed to have been played on December 21, 1891 in the Springfield, Massachusetts YMCA and the first official game was in the same place January 20, 1892. From humble beginnings in a YMCA gymnasium, the game has come to reach a huge audience of hundreds of millions of people.^ People @ play: Electronic games.
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^ The game plays the same with or without her.
  • Blog: Are computer games a literary genre? | Education | guardian.co.uk 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ It is the games that they want people to play.
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Basketball
Box artwork for Basketball.
Developer(s) Atari
Publisher(s) Atari
Designer(s) Alan Miller
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Basketball
System(s) Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Arcade
Players 1-2 (2600 and Arcade), 1-4 (Atari 800)
.For other games in the basketball genre, see Category:Basketball.^ The game doesn’t allow to play several players at a time because you shouldn’t be able to see what the other players are doing.
  • Catan - The Computer Game Software Informer: Latest version download, news and info about this Oberon Media program. Enjoy this classic board game now in your personal computer! 2 February 2010 16:42 UTC catan-the-computer-game.software.informer.com [Source type: General]

^ Other Equipment: Competitive Basketball games will also include equipment such as clocks, score sheets, scoreboards, and whistle-operated stop watches.
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^ Computer-Game.us - Computer game downloads including puzzle, action, card, casino, simulation, strategy, and other categories.
  • SEO Friendly Directory - allskytv- Games > Computer Games 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC allskytv.com [Source type: General]

For the Intellivision game of the same name, see Basketball (INTV).
.Basketball was one of the eleven Atari 2600 titles that were part of the second wave of games released in 1978.^ Atari: 80 Classic Games in One!
  • GameSpy: PC - Game Bios 20 September 2009 11:011 UTC pc.gamespy.com [Source type: General]

^ Atari 80 Classic Games in One!
  • Computer Games: Read Reviews & Buy PC Games at Discount Prices 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.smarter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This game came with the Atari 2600 console.
  • Computer Game Studies (Grad) Fall 2006 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.noahwf.com [Source type: General]

.It was designed by Alan Miller, who became quite renowned for his ability to make accurate sports conversions that pushed the graphical limitations of a system by utilizing a three-dimensional perspective.^ Providing you with a complete and professional game graphics creation platform at an affordable price, gameSpace is designed for individuals who are serious about creating amazing content.

^ That game sported beautiful graphics - they were sharp, colorful, and defined; at the same time, one of the characters was a talking-pig, who was the main character's uncle.
  • Cheat Code Central Article: Realism in Video Games 15 September 2009 5:05 UTC www.cheatcc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Many modern games use particle systems, thousands of tiny particles in three-dimensional space, which mimic natural phenomena such as rain, fire and smoke.

.After completing work on the Operating System for the Atari 400 and 800, and just before he left Atari to co-found Activision, he made a similar conversion of Basketball for the home computers, which was the first game to be published for the systems, in 1979.^ Atari introduces the Model 400 and 800 Computer.
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^ Intellivision game, though it has eventually made its way to home computers.
  • In The 80s - Vintage Computer Games of the Eighties 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC www.inthe80s.com [Source type: General]

^ First, check to see if the system, game, or accessory was made by Nintendo.
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.In May of 1979, Chris Downend designed an arcade game of Basketball based on Alan Millers original design.^ Based on Higinbotham's original drawings, official BNL blueprints were done by Alexander Elia, a Design Engineer still with Instrumentation 1 .
  • Video Games - Did They Begin at Brookhaven 12 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.osti.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The game machine was originally designed while Ralph Baer was still at Sanders Associates in 1966, Baer managed to gain his legal rights to the machine after Sanders Associates rejected it.
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^ Now it’s important to increase my academic education in all these departments of computer game design so that I may continue to improve at a reasonable rate.
  • Special Major: Computer Game Design 10 February 2010 10:36 UTC www.finegamedesign.com [Source type: Academic]

.It is commonly referred to as Atari Basketball, as another Basketball arcade game precedes it (devloped by Taito Corporation in 1974, composed of dedicated circuits as opposed to a processor.^ Atari delivers the Tank arcade game.
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^ An avalanche of software for the Atari 2600 hit the market, ensuring the continued existence of classic video arcade games that might have otherwise disappeared.
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^ Bushnell went on to write the first coin-operated computer arcade game and start Atari Computers .

) .Rather than utilizing joysticks like the original home versions did, the arcade game was designed to be played with a Trackball, perhaps in an effort to capitalize on the popularity of the same controls found on the Atari Football arcade game.^ Controls during game play are easy.
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^ This is the first game to use a trackball as a controller.
  • History of Computing: Video games - Golden Age 23 January 2010 23:28 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

^ The issues I found with the game was mainly with the controls.
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Atari 2600

Gameplay
.In an unusual fashion for Atari 2600 games at the time, Basketball only features two game variations; a single player game and a two player game.^ PC Games for two players online .
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^ The game features eight levels, and can be played by one or two players.
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^ This is especially true for single player games.
  • Tale of Tales» Blog » Ten reasons why computer games are not games 2 February 2010 14:11 UTC tale-of-tales.com [Source type: General]

.An offensive player will always face the basket while a defensive player changes directions to face the ball.^ Change the direction and the speed of the ball.
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^ Clicking on the players, try to put as many balls into the basket as possible within the assigned 100 second.
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^ Ankle sprains may be the most frequent basketball injury, often occurring when one player lands on another's foot or during a rapid change of direction.

.The players are directed around the court by using the joystick.^ Since half courts are used, players get more inside play, more passing, no wasted time, and everyone handles the ball.

^ By manipulating the cross hairs - using the keyboard, not a joystick - the operator constructs a ''path table,'' a series of commands directing the future action of the shapes.
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^ It is played using two teams of 5 players on a full length basketball court, and a roster of 8 different fictional teams.
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They can be directed anywhere onscreen except beyond the "endline" when on offense.
.To shoot the ball, the player must press and hold the fire button.^ When the controller button is released, the player will shoot .
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^ The right and left trigger buttons fire each of Drake's weapons, and he can actually hold different types of guns in each hand.
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^ Your player will stop dribbling and will hold the ball, waving it back and forth over his head (as shown in the diagram).
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.The on-screen player will then begin to raise the ball over his head.^ Your player will stop dribbling and will hold the ball, waving it back and forth over his head (as shown in the diagram).
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^ If the player wishes to dribble after a pivot, the ball must be out of his hand before the pivot foot is raised off the floor.
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^ Every game begins with a jump ball at the center of the court, in which a referee tosses the ball into the air, and one player from each team attempts to direct the ball to a teammate.
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The higher the ball is, the higher the ball will be thrown. .The lower the ball, the lower the shot that will be taken.^ The jump shot is taken when the shooter leaps in the air and releases the ball toward the basket.
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^ A hook shot is taken when the shooter turns sideways to the basket and releases the ball in a high arc toward the basket.
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.Once the ball is thrown, the player on defense must press the button to jump in the air in an effort to block the shot and steal the ball away.^ When a player can jump, he must.
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^ Your player will jump and you can block the shot and recover the ball.
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^ Air ball- a shot that completely misses the rim and the backboard Assist- a pass to a teammate who then scores a field goal.

.Defensive players can steal the ball by rushing the offensive player at just the right height so that the ball leaves one players hands and is held by the other.^ Contact which occurs on the hand of the offensive player, while that hand is in contact with the ball, is legal.
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^ The ball must be held in or between the hands.
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^ The ball must be held by the hands.
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.Each game lasts for 4 minutes, and will begin with a jump ball.^ The game starts with a jump ball.
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^ Each game begins with a jump ball or tip-off.
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^ Every game begins with a jump ball at the center of the court.
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.After a ball is successfully thrown through the hoop, the defensive player resets to directly beneath the basket an the offensive player is reset to the center of the court.^ Since half courts are used, players get more inside play, more passing, no wasted time, and everyone handles the ball.

^ In this game, two teams of five players each try to score points by shooting the ball through a hoop that is located ten feet above the ground.

^ Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of 5 players try to score points against one another by placing a ball through a 10 foot  high hoop under organized rules.

.Each players' handicap can be set by using the difficulty switches.^ Between sets, players are allowed to hustle off the floor and get water if they are thirsty or need to use the restroom.
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^ Players will use the peripherals as they are challenged to rhythmically keep pace with the game’s track list and various modes of difficulty.
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^ Unlike every other game for the 2600, the "A" difficulty switch setting is easy, and "B" is hard.
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.When set to "a", the players move slower towards the hoop.^ Rather than practice this difficult skill, throwing from farther away while moving towards the net, players master the skill of the layup.
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^ The map itself remains the same throughout the game; players designate changes in the situation with a set of markers that can be moved about on the map.

^ To move while running, click the spot you want the player to turn towards.
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Thus a beginner player can still catch up with an expert player by leaving their difficulty switch on "b".

Atari 400/800/XL/XE

Gameplay
Box artwork
.The Atari home computer version of Basketball is virtually identical to the Atari 2600 version with a few subtle differences.^ According to Langston, however, an incomplete version of the game for home computers was widely pirated.
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^ Famous Women Basketball Players Women's basketball is one of the few games that has evolved closely with its male version in the 19th century.
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^ A few more important details remain before you make your final computer game purchase and go home to have some fun.
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.First, it obviously has a superior look to it, as the players, the ball, and the baskets are more clearly defined.^ Since half courts are used, players get more inside play, more passing, no wasted time, and everyone handles the ball.

^ Clicking on the players, try to put as many balls into the basket as possible within the assigned 100 second.
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^ Any player making illegal body contact with an opposing player is assessed a foul; the opposing team may be given possession of the ball, or an opposing player awarded free throws at the basket from the foul line.
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.Secondly, the number of players has been increased to four in the case of the Atari 800, which contained four controller ports.^ As you can see, miniature robots rest safely under glass, and it is up to the four players (two on one team, two on the other) to control them.
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^ In each case, the player controls the action by means of an input device, such as a joystick or the buttons on a mouse.
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As result, the number of game variations has been increased from 2 to 5.
.Game 1 features a one-on-one match against the computer.^ What are the argument against computer games as Art?
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^ One has to do with public perception of computer games.

^ Strategy Games play against the computer .
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.Game 2 features two players together on a team against two computer controlled opponents.^ If you acquire a second controller, games can be played as two player.
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^ PC Games for two players online .
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^ It is a 2-player game, but you can play against the computer.

.Game 3 features two players on one team versus a team composed of a third human opponent along with a computer controlled opponent.^ The computer facilitates this game, interacting with players and teams of players.
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^ If you acquire a second controller, games can be played as two player.
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^ A computer game encourages one player, accepts two, and discourages more.

.Game 4 features a full two-on-two match with four human controlled players.^ If you acquire a second controller, games can be played as two player.
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^ PC Games for two players online .
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^ The paddles could be controlled by a human player.

.Game 5 is a one-on-one match against two human players.^ Matching Results newest game player .
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^ The game is for two players.
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^ Two icons, one game .
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.Note that in order to control the players in Game 5, the left hand player must be plugged into controller port 2, and the right hand player must be plugged into controller port 3. As a result, it is difficult, if not impossible to play this version of the game on any Atari home computer other than the Atari 800, since no other models contained more than two controller ports.^ Also, most video games do not allow play by more than one player at a time.
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^ Play free computer games.
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^ The game is for two players.
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Arcade

Gameplay
Flyer
.Since the arcade version of the game is modeled after the existing home versions, the gameplay is extremely similar to the previous two versions, as far as a one-on-one game is concerned.^ Two icons, one game .
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^ Version: The latest version of the game, if several exist.
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^ As far as I'm concerned its an aimlessly destructive game.

.The only difference here (besides the use of a black and white display,) is the use of Trackballs instead of joysticks.^ The term video game can be used to represent the totality of these formats, or it can refer more specifically only to games played on devices with video displays: television and arcade consoles.
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^ E-Mail addresses will not be displayed and will only be used for E-Mail notifications .
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^ This system retains the flexibility of hexes while imposing fewer display problems; it remains very difficult to use with a joystick.

.The player moves their on-screen counterpart across the court by rolling the Trackball in the desired direction.^ The controllers are also rectangular with a dial to move the bat on screen and a red button each, one to serve (left player) and the other to reset the game (right player).

^ For example, let's say that you've decided you're making a game where the player flies a plane across the screen shooting aliens.
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^ Your role as the player (up to three people can play at the same time) is to move your arms in different directions &mdas...
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.Everything else about the controls, including the procedure of holding the button down to shoot the ball, remains identical to the home versions.^ To shoot, depress the red controller button.
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^ When the controller button is released, the player will shoot .
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^ Family To select multiple items hold down the CONTROL key on your PC while you click (or COMMAND key on Macintosh).
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^ Special digital guide with multiple levels of help, making the Myst games more accessible Now fully compatible with Windows XP 1 point .
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.Basketball is a sport that puts two teams of five players against each other.^ Basketball is a sport that is a played on an indoor or outdoor court by two teams of five players.
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^ Players can begin the hunt as Chris, Sheva or other secret characters, and choose from either one-on-one or two-versus-two team matches for either of the two gameplay styles."
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^ Basketball (Learn how to be a star player) Matt Parselle, Two Can Pubs (2000) .

.The object of the game is to score more points that your opponent.^ If not - no points will be added to your score.

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.Points are scored by throwing a ball through a basket.^ The object of the game is to score the most points by shooting a ball through a basket, or hoop.
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^ Naismith came up with a game that required teams to throw a soccer ball into peach baskets attached to the gym's balcony at a height of ten feet.
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^ The object of the game is to score the most points by throwing the basketball through the hoop, also called a basket, scoring two points for each basket shot from the field.
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.Basketball is played on a recreational, collegiate, and professional level.^ "I started playing professional basketball in 1971, and I played professionally for five seasons before going to Philadelphia.” -- Julius Erving .
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.It is a sport that is popular in many nations around the world.^ And across the nation, fathers and their kids are finding the virtual worlds of video games a popular place to bond .
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Basketball is a very popular sport played with a round, orange ball that bounces. The ball is also called a basketball. The sport was invented in Springfield, Massachusetts by a Canadian professor named Dr. James Naismith. Basketball is popular in the United States and other countries. It is played in the summer Olympic Games. Women's basketball is the same, but uses a ball that is 1 inch smaller in circumference.

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History

In early December 1891, Dr. James Naismith, a PE (physical education) teacher needed a energetic indoor game to keep his students occupied and away from boredom. After rejecting other ideas, he wrote the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto a 10-foot tall pole. Unlike modern basketball hoops, the bottom of the basket was still there, so after a point was scored, somebody had to get the ball out of the basket. Over time, people made a hole at the bottom of the basket so the ball could go through more easily. The peach baskets were used until 1906 when they were finally replaced by metal hoops with backboards.

Rules and the game

The aim of basketball is to score more points than your opponents. You get points by shooting the ball into the opponents basket. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins.

Equipment

The court, where the game is played, is a rectangle shape, and at both endlines there is a goal called a "hoop" in the shape of a circular basket with the bottom cut out.

In each game of basketball these things are required:

  • Arrow
  • Basketball
  • Basketball court
  • Basketball ring and backboard
  • Player foul markers
  • Scoreboard
  • Scoresheet
  • Sirens
  • Timing device (60 seconds for timeouts)
  • Twenty-four second device

Teams

Basketball is played with two teams, with 5 players from each team on the court at one time. The players that are not on the court can sit on the bench, with a maximum of 7 players on the bench. This allows for a total of 12 players. When a player wants to substitute for another player on the court they tell the score bench who will signal the substitute to the referee at the next available opportunity. The referees will then signal the player on to the court and the substitute will become a player and the player will become a substitute.

Each team is allowed to have a coach and, if they want one, an assistant coach. On the bench with the substitutes a team is allowed to have up to five team followers like: a manager, a doctor and an interpreter.

Playing Regulations

A game of basketball is made up of four quarters, each ten minutes long. At the start of every game there is a jump ball. At the start of each quarter the team who has the arrow pointing towards them gets the ball and the arrow gets swapped (alternating possession).

If the teams draw (have equal scores at the end of the game) then an extra 5 minutes will be played. The fouls count does not reset and the team who gets the ball is determined by the alternating possession arrow. The players of the opposing team will try to block them from making a basket. However, if you try to block them over the back or through the arms it is considered a foul. A foul, if called on you while the opponent is shooting, lets the opposite team shoot either one, two or three shots from the free throw line. Each successful free throw is worth one point. If you foul a player who is not shooting the opposing gets the ball given to them, to throw in, from the closest sideline. Players must "dribble" (bounce) the ball, and not walk with it; they will throw the ball to others on their own team, but will try not to let the opposing team capture the ball. The team who scores the most points wins. Each shot made through the basket is counted as two points. A shot made from 3-point line gives the team three points.

Officials

In a game of basketball there are a number of people who are not from either team, that are there to help. They are called officials. Officials are very important because without them the game would not run as smoothly if the game did not have these people. Here is a list of some of these people:

  • Umpire There are either one or two umpires in a game of basketball. It is the umpires job to make the game more fair by enforcing the rules of the game. The umpires take into consideration the spirit and intent of the player before making any call.
  • Referee There is one referee in a game of basketball. He is the "head" umpire. The referee has all the jobs of the umpires along with a couple more responsibilities. He is also the one that makes the final decision for most problems and is the one who throws the ball up for the tip off the start of the match.
  • Time Keeper There is one timekeeper whose job is to keep track of the time and to tell the umpires when time for each quarter has run out. He is also in control of adding the scores onto the scoreboard.
  • Scorekeeper There is one scorekeeper whose job is to keep track of and record all points scored, shots attempted, fouls made and timeouts called.
  • Assistant Scorekeeper There is one assistant scorekeeper in a game of basketball. his job is to assist the scorekeeper, by telling him the players who score points, and to hold up a number for each foul called, showing everyone the number of fouls the specified player has for the game.
  • 24 Second Shot-Clock Operator There is one shot-clock operator and his job in to keep resetting and holding the 24 second device when needed or told to by an umpire. This person needs to have good reflexes and quickness, as he has to quickly reset the timer when the game resumes.

Basketball terms

There are some basketball terms which players have to understand when playing the game. Here are some terms:

  • Free throw is a basketball throw from the free-throw line from either personal, technical, unsportsmanlike or disqualifying fouls. Each free-throw made is worth one point. The amount of free-throws attempted are determined by the following:
    • missed field goal and a drawn foul will result in 2 free-throws
    • made field goal and a drawn foul will result in 1 free-throw
    • missed 3-point attempt and a drawn foul will result in 3 free-throws
    • made 3-point attempt and a drawn foul will result in 1 free-throw
    • unsportsmanlike foul will result in 2 free-throw and the same team's possession
    • technical foul will result in 2 free-throw and the same team's possession
  • Field goal is a shot made inside the three point line. Field goals are worth 2 points.
  • Personal foul is any contact, committed by a player of the other team, thought, by the umpires, to have caused a disadvantage.
  • Technical foul is a violation of certain basketball rules. They include:
    • fighting or threatening to fight with another person
    • entering the basketball court when it is not a substitution time
    • a player being out of bounds (away from the court) to gain an advantage
    • having too many players play on the court
    • refusing to sit on the bench
    • returning to play when a player is disqualified (loses his privileges to play)
    • yelling and/or swearing at another player or an official
  • Rebound is the act of catching the basketball after a shot has been attempted, but missed.
  • Assist is to pass a teammate the ball, which then the teammate shoots into the basketball ring successfully.
  • Steal is to take the ball away from a person who is dribbling, shooting or passing without physically touching the person (committing a foul).
  • Turnover is when the team that controls the ball loses control and the other team gains control.
  • Walkover is the automatic victory of a team if the opposing team withdraws, is disqualified or there is not any competition at all.
  • Substitution is the act of replacing a player from the court to an another player sitting on the bench.
  • Double dribble is when a player dribbles the ball and picks it up and then dribbles it again without having shot or passed it. Dribbling the ball with two hands is also a double dribble. If a player double dribbles, the ball is automatically given to the other team.
  • Carry is when a player physically turns the ball over with their hands whilst dribbling it.
  • Travel is when a player in possession of the ball moves both feet without dribbling the ball. If a player travels, the ball is automatically given to the opposing team.
  • Shot clock is a clock designed to limit the time a team has to shoot a basketball. The shot clock is different in different leagues, but it is usually between 24 seconds and 35 seconds. After time runs out, the ball is automatically given to the opposing team unless they shot, before the clock runs out, and hit the rim or the ball enters the basket.
  • Substitute (subs) is when a player on the bench swaps for a player on the court. The player on the bench is allowed to play and the player sits on the bench.
  • Jump ball happens at the start of every game. This is where the ball gets thrown up from the centre circle and one person from each team jumps for it, aiming to hit it to one of his team mates.
  • Alternating possession At the start of the game there is a jump ball. Whichever team "wins" the jump ball gets the arrow pointed towards their goal. Each time the rules mention it the ball gets given to the team who is trying to score in the direction of the arrow and the arrow gets turned.
  • Clutch is a shot made at a difficult moment in the game, usually when the shot clock is about to run out or the team, losing by 1 or 2 points, suddenly wins the game, because of the clutch shot.
  • Backcourt violation is when a player crosses the half-court line and walks backwards over the line while in possession of the ball.
  • 3 second violation is when a player stands in the lane (an area marked by the big square in front of the basket) for more than 3 seconds. The offensive team that commits a 3 second violation will lose the possession of the ball. The defensive team that commits a 3 second violation will receive a technical foul.

Positions in basketball

In professional basketball teams, each player has a position. A position is a job or role that a player has to take part in to play the game. If everyone is doing their job correctly, the team is usually successful.

  • Point guard (PG) (1) - point guards are responsible for leading the team on offense. They have to take the ball out (to dribble the ball halfway across their team's court side into the opposing team's court side) and plan an "attack" or "play" - to pass the ball to a player and he passes on to another player and so on till a player shoots the basketball. Point guards can be small, but they have to be very fast and possess good ball-handling. But the most important thing for the PG is a wide view. PG should control the game when on offense. That's why PG is called 'the coach on the court'.
  • Shooting guard (SG) (2) - shooting guards generally are a little bit taller and slower than point guards. They have to make good shots from far distances (like three-point lines).
  • Small forward (SF) (3) - small forwards are generally taller than both point guards and shooting guards. They are the team's most versatile player, doing everything from rebounding and assisting to scoring.
  • Power forward (PF) (4) - power forwards are usually one of the strongest players who play inside the 3 point line. Their job is to receive rebounds from under the basket and score in the opposing team's basket, although it is unusual for a power forward to score most points for the team.
  • Center (C) (5) - Centers will usually be the tallest player on the team. They score close to the basket, rebound and block shots on the defensive end. They also start the game in the tip off.

Other positions, more usual in professional basketball teams, are used in basketball.

  • Swingman - a basketball player who can play both small forward and shooting guard positions.
  • Cornerman - a basketball player who can play both power forward and small forward positions.
  • Point forward - a basketball player who can play both point guard and forward (either small forward or power forward) positions.
  • Forward-center - a basketball player who can play both forward (usually power forward) and center positions.

Variations

There are many types of basketball. Some are for people with disabilities, others are played more by a specific group. The most common type is able body basketball and is the one that has been described in this article.

Wheelchair basketball

In this variation the players are all seated in a wheelchair. This is often played by people who cannot walk or are unable to play able body basketball properly. The rules are altered slightly but the game follows the same general concepts.

Other websites

  • FIBA, Fédération Internationale de Basketball / International Basketball Federation
  • IWBF, International Wheelchair Basketball Federation]


Citable sentences

Up to date as of December 08, 2010

Here are sentences from other pages on Basketball, which are similar to those in the above article.








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