Being Your Best at Basketball

Being Your Best at Basketball

by Nel Yomtov

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Overview

The game was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, an instructor at a YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts. Inside, You'll Find: Why a basketball team needs different kinds of players to succeed; A timeline, photos-and what it takes to become a great basketball player; Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531236116
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Series: True Book Sports and Entertainment Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.12(w) x 8.37(h) x 8.37(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Starling Out: What will you need to get started on the court? 7

2 Hit the Court!: What do the lines on a basketball court mean? 11

3 Order on the Court: What are the rules of basketball? 15

The Harlem Globetrotters: How did the world's most famous court jesters start? 20

4 All Kinds: Are there different types of basketball Players? 23

5 Play Like the Pros: How can you improve your court skills? 31

6 Learn Front the Legends: Who are the game's greatest players? 39

True Statistics 44

Resources 45

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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