Interested in Playing Basketball?
Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and mounted at a height of 10 feet (3.048 m) to backboards at each end of the court. There are many techniques for ball-handling—shooting, passing, dribbling, and rebounding. Basketball is one of the world's most popular and widely viewed sports.