Feeling sporty today? Looking for something that will make yourself unwind for a bit. Might as well play a game that is both familiar and easy to understand. Basketball is a rightful game for starters like you. It’s like all you have to do is dribble the ball and do your best to focus on shooting the ball in the ring.
It sounds easy right?, But as you progress and it became your hobby, you must understand the rules and regulations of the game, who are the persons involve and what skills you must possess in able to win every game. Here let me brief you to some basics of the game well known as BASKETBALL. Basketball is online sports game that must consist of two teams. One team competes against the other. In able to play the game, each team must consist a minimum of five players. The game is divided into four quarters, each consists of 10 or 12 minutes, each quarter cheers up or gives the players of the losing team a chance to do better for the next quarter. If the scores between the teams after those four quarters are a tie, there will be an overtime period which consists of five minutes to play. Yes, the game is about shooting the ball in the rings located at each end of the court, but then each shots worth a certain point. Each shoot of the ball may be counted as one (1) point, two (2) points or even three (3) points! This point depends on where the player is when the ball is been freed and into the ring. Three points are gained on the shooting team if the player shoots the ball behind the three-point line. If the player shoots on the front line, the shot is given two points. One point is given in every free throw in the game which only happens when the opponents team is at foul. As usual, the teams who earns the highest points wins the game!
Everyone knows how to dribble and shoot the ball right? It’s the number one requirement in playing basketball. But then a player must also learn other techniques in handling the ball such as passing, rebounding and blocking. There are different kinds of passing the ball, but then it is simply giving away the ball, only it requires focus and accuracy that the ball must land in your teammate’s hands. Rebounding is getting the ball after a player tried to gain a point. This is important in terms of possessing the ball and gaining a point for each team while blocking is simply preventing your opponent in gaining a point by reaching higher where the ball is released.
There you have it! a simple discussion on this game. Basketball is an enjoyable game available for all ages (excluding toddlers who can barely walk. haha), moreover, there are certain benefits in playing this game like; (a) it helps you socialize with others, gain friends for example. (b) one can play it anytime they want especially now with new technologies, that it can be played online. (c) if it’s only a friendly game, it can be played by two persons. One on one as they say. Or if you want, you can play by your own, which is very common in online games. (d) it helps you enhance your offensive and defensive skills. Even one’s precision and accuracy. No wonder why it becomes the world’s most popular game. So if you have nothing to do, start playing now, and see how basketball works for you, and who knows? You may become an instant NBA fan.