Basketball

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It is one of the most widespread team sports in the world; It is characterized by the finesse, precision and imagination of the technical and tactical exercises, by the high waist and the special physical qualities of the athletes, all involved in a sports fight, which requires team spirit and sacrifice, intelligence and nervous endurance.
Points are scored by throwing the ball into the basket. The team that accumulates the most points at the end of the game wins. The ball can be made to advance on the field by dribbling or passing it to other teammates. Unsporting physical acts (fouls) are penalized and there are restrictions on how the ball is used (violations).
Over time, basketball has developed the usual techniques of aiming, passing and dribbling, as well as positioning players, as well as offensive and defensive structures. Usually, the tallest players will occupy the center or one of the two extreme positions, and the shorter players or those with speed and the best ball handling skills will occupy the position of defender. While competitive basketball has well-established rules, many basketball variants have developed for the occasional game. In some countries, basketball is a popular sport with many spectators.

More pieces of information

International Basketball Federation - www.fiba.basketball/

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