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Basketball Equipment

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Parent Category: Basketball
Includes questions about all equipment involved in the game of basketball, whether it be regarding the hoop size, basketball size, or the length of the backboard.
some newer types of technology that baseball uses in today's game is carbon fiber. now, in some stealth bats, they use CNT, which is carbon nanotube technology, this is almost 1/100 the with of a hair and is the only thing stronger than diamond. The newest technology is composite material in the bar…
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Lets say hypothetically you are a basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. It would be in your contract to stay in Los Angeles for as long as the contract requires. That meaning you could not leave the city without breaking the contract. If you do leave the city it would be breaking the contrac…
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%REPLIES% Answer Backboards have been invented to prevent spectators from leaning over balconies where baskets were attached and interfering with shots. Also, a laceless basketball became official in 1950. Answer The basketballs are not laced or sewn any more. they dont use peach baskets a…
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According to the Spalding website, (http://www.spalding.com/contact/contact.html#Q6), there are 122 dots per square inch on a Spalding basketball which makes approximately 35,000 dots total. Some basketballs have different designs, though, and will have a different number of total dots. but the do…
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There are many kinds of defenses, and some coaches use their own made up forms of defense. The most common forms of defense are zone, 2-3 defense (two players in a line around the free-throw line and three players in a line with one on the right wing, one under the basket and one on the left wing), …
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For anyone to shoot the best way is to practice. I know you probably hear that all the time, but its true. The form you can practice is: start out with the ball in front of your stomach in a crouched position. Then take the ball and bring it up to your chest. As you bring it up to your head, slightl…
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As each team advances to the final quartet, viewers will expect the teams to celebrate with a time-honored tradition: cutting down the nets. But not many fans will know where that tradition originated. Well, legendary high school and college coach Everett Case is given credit for starting the practi…
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The Men's Size 7 regulation basketball has a circumference between 29.5-30 inches. It weighs 20-22 ounces, and has a diameter of 9.39 inches. The Women's Size 6 regulation basketball has a circumference between 28.5 and 28 7/8 inches. It weighs 17.5-19.5 ounces and has a diameter of 9.07 inches. Th…
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The equipment needed to play basketball are a basketball, first off, and a hoop (generally the ones found inside school gyms). Those are the only materials needed. Some materials that can be used, however, include jerseys and shorts, a gym, and lines on the ground that pinpoint the three point line,…
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(Official NBA weight is 22 ounces (avoirdupois) = 623.7 grams.) High School basketballs may be lighter: 20 ounces - According to Rule 1 Section 12 Article 1e. parts 1 and 2, "The weight shall be within a minimum of 20 ounces to a maximum of 22 ounces for high school boys competition and within a m…
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In street ball, there is definitely no 3 second rule. The general definition of street ball is that it is basketball with little foul calls and limited rules. When playing street basketball without officials, its usually best to play with people more interested in actually playing basket…
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View the related link below for a diagram showing the basic spots on the floor for each position. These are in no way permanent spots, but just spots that the positions tend to spend the most time. If a lane is open to drive in, you are not going to stand in your "spot," but will drive in. The…
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10 feetFrom High School to the NBA the the vertical distance from the floor directly below the rim to the top of the rim is 10 feet.
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That depends on what defense and offense your coach wants to run.
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All positions play defense. If not all positions played defense, someone would always be open.
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to be a laernded some body and u should have the fondermentals respective to every on pray to for gaidiance.
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Basketball Yes. The original court was 50' x 35'. See link below.
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There are now six fouls instead of five. According to the "Chronology of Basket Rules" it was 1944. http://www.girard248.org/athletics/Basketball.History.html
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Chest Pass The chest pass is the most common pass in the NBA, used for most passes. This involves you pushing the ball with two hands from your chest outwards, thrusting the ball towards a teammate. Used all of the time, the chest pass is the most efficient and reliable way to pass. Bounce P…
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10 feet from floor to rim is the standard for high school, college and pro ball. The hoop is often lower for younger kids. Usually 8 feet is the lowest for organized play. Again from floor to hoop. The net hangs below the hoop and there is no "official" height for it from my understanding. For al…
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with air and rubber
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Check out the link below for more information. Depending on how big the basketball court will be, the price could range anywhere from a few thousand to a hundred thousand dollars. The prices are generally set per tile, not per court (for example, a good quality basketball court is usually made out o…
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The question is best answered in terms of elasticity. A highly elastic collision will retain most energy (a good bounce), an inelastic collision dissipates (wastes) almost all energy. Imagine a steel ball bearing dropped onto a thick steel plate. The ball bearing will bounce up and down for a long…
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The inside diameter of a regulation rim is 18 inches. A regulation NBA basketball is between 29 1/2 to 29 7/8 inches in circumference, equating to a diameter of 9.39 to 9.51 inches, or an average of 9.45 inches. Now is where simple math will tell you that they won't fit, but both are able to compres…
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1/2 inch thick by 42 inches high by 72 inches wide. The official backboard in the NBA measures 3.5 feet high and 6 feet wide. Usually, it is made from tempered glass or fiberglass. Somewhere at the middle part of the backboard is a rectangle, which is used primarily for making bank shots. It measu…
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According to the regulation hoop diameter is 18 inches (inside the rim). Other sizes are available for practice or games other than regulation basketball. Use a search engine to find "basketball" +"hoop diameter".
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there are actually 5979 dots on a football ACTUALLY There are exactly 5398 dots on a NFL Official Sized football. The answer above is actually correct, there are 5398 dots on a NFL football.
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In the earlier times basketball was played with a soccer ball than later on got changed into the ball we use now. Lynette Bluebird
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The proper air pressure in an NBA basketball is around 7 1/12 to 8 1/2 lbs.
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A men's basketball has a radius of 19.3cm (7.5in) and a circumference of 76cm (30in).
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Yes. More air in the basketball will make it bounce higher. Yes. Replacing the air with even a lighter gasses, such as helium, results in a higher bounce.It follows that, removing air or using heavier gasses to inflate a ball will result in a lower bounce.   YES. Adding more air to the ball l…
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Lines on a Basketball The reason why there are lines on a basketball is to improve a player's grip making it easier to dribble and shoot the ball. The lines on basketballs make them easiar to grab and hold, allowing players to shoot, dribble, and pass better.
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The four main components of a basket ball are the cover, the stitching, the lining and the bladder. The surface of basket balls or coverings are made up from synthetic leather and not full grain leather (as used in the past) because leather has a tendency to absorb water causing the ball to become v…
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Answer Spaulding was the first company to manufacture basketballs.
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i took a marker and colored every dot to make sure i counted every dot and every dot only once and i got 38,322
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Answer About 433.526 inches^3 Answer 2 Authors, Matthew McKay Stephens, Tim Jacobs, Mike Dunning Goal: Calculate the volume of a basketball as accurately as possible. Objective 1: Calculate the volume of a basketball. Step One: Find the radius of the basket ball inflated at 8 PSI. To d…
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There is no specific reason basketball rims are orange.
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I don't pretend to have all the answers, but during my days of learning fundamentals, we were taught/showed numerous times, (during B'ball camp) Coach Stan Kelner's program called the Cybernetics of B'ball, which it was repeatedly stated, in fact, that was how they determined the size of the 'basket…
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A standard basketball ring is 10 feet tall.
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It is called basketball, because in the sport there is a basket and a ball involved.
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Yes there is a weight difference between a women's basketball and a men's basketball. The difference is two ounces. Basketballs actually come in four sizes: Size 3: circumference 22 to 22.5 inches, weight 10-11 ounces, recommended for small children (age 5-8). It has a diameter of 7 to 7.16 inc…
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Basketball Materials A basketball is made out of Pigskin. That is why it has that orange color. For jet basketballs, they use different Pigskin. For colored basketballs, they use painted Pigskin.Not all basketballs are made from pigskin, however.
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The round hoop is made of steel, the netting is a woven nylon fiber. The first basket for basketball was literally a basket. A peach basket to be specific. A ladder was used to retrieve the ball after a shot was made. Later a pole was utilized to poke the ball back out.
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30 inches - The circumference of a basketball varies according to the governing organization's rules. According to the FIBA, it is 78 cm (30.7"). In the NBA, it is 29 1/2" to 29 3/4" around the channels and 29 5/8" to 29 7/8" across the channels. In the NCAA the maximum Circumference is 30". The NB…
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Improving your fitness with basketball you are gaining some physical benefits Basketball is a great cardiovascular workout. You are running and jumping and that really works the heart and lungs. You are getting your blood pumping and your breathing is accelerated. It is an amazing workout for your b…
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Answer This call is only made in the NBA Answer Defensive 3-Second Rule - Any defensive player, who is positioned in the free throw lane or the area extending 4 feet past the lane's end line must be actively guarding an opponent within three seconds. Actively guarding means being within a…
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The rim is at 10'-0" and you must take into consideration a player attempting a last second shot from the other end of the court. There will be quite a bit of arc on that attempt.
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First Backboard In 1893, the first backboards were created to keep fans from interfering. They were originally made out of chicken wire, as were the baskets. With the addition of backboards, the game changed to include rebounding.Wood and GlassIn 1904, wooden backboards became mandatory because of …
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For complete information on the dimensions of basketball courts, check out the related link below.
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The air pressure in the ball can affect a shot, but rarely and very little. Only if the ball is very flat can you notice a big change in the shot.
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The circumference is 28.5", also known as size 6
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James Naismith invented the game of basketball in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts but at the time he used a soccer ball. U.S. patent #1,718,305 was granted to G.L. Pierce on June 25, 1929 for the "basketball" used in the game. Spaulding was one of the first companies that manufactured basket…
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because they were needed to put in back of the basket ball hoop and they found something hard to put there and that's how the back board was invented
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Yes. Generally the higher the air pressure, the higher the ball will bounce due to their being less surface area when the ball hits the ground which means less friction to slow the ball.Consiquently the lower the air pressure the lower the ball will bounce.due to there being more surface area and …
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In basketball all you need is some basketball shorts some basketball shoes and a basketball hoop and ball.
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Answer It will be quite expensive. I would guess somewhere around 500,000 ~ 2,000,000 . . . . . A Utah contractor says that in his area, a home gym built under the garage (as part of the construction of a new home) would cost $25,000 to $30,000. http://www.theplancollection.com/house-plan-rela…
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Size of Basketball Ring ; ANSWER 18 inches in diameter ANSWER 18 inches in diameter, but really it just depends if it is NBA basketball, collage or a different type of basketball, some basketball rings are different.
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Answer Yes. A basketball with no air will not bounce as much as a basketball with the right amount of air .
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Some equipment of Basketball are expensive like basketball board. But other are available at very reasonable cost like basketball, net, ring and many more.
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Answer 1.80 6 feet wide and 3.5 feet high.
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Basketball Passes The four types of passes in basketball is the chest pass, the bounce pass the overhead pass and the side pass or outlet pass which ever you prefer!!! :-) lab chest bounce overhead skip wraparound tip
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Offensive, defensive, technical, and flagrant. Offensive is when your team has the ball and is trying to score and someone on your team fouls a defensive player. Defensive is the opposite of offensive. Technical is when a player or is being unsportsmanlike to a player, coach, or ref. If you are T…
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In most elementary schools, the gyms have hoops as of 10 ft., the regulation height of a basketball hoop for the NBA. Outside on the blacktop, the hoops usually range from about 9ft. to the hoops that are too high at 11ft. Some of the hoops are put in awkwardly and end up being too tall or t…
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They wear a top with some shorts.They wear a top with athletic shorts. Some wear a headband on top. They also should wear compression shorts only on the bottom, which are very comfortable.
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The diameter of an official NBA basketball hoop is 18 inches, about an inch less than twice the diameter of a men's ball. Other sizes are available for practice or games other than regulation basketball.
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Architectural Graphic Standards 10th Edition: 10'-0" Minimum unobstructed clearance around court
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Stevens 30 caliber rim fire is not a true 30 caliber. Chamber is .296. Bore .270 t0 .277. I found a 30 caliber rim fire round, at a gun show. It did not measure out to a 30 cal. Shot shooter
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It depends on who you are and what you are doing. Basketballs come in several sizes. Using the correct size can help prevent injury. Size 3: circumference 22 to 22.5 inches, weight 10-11 ounces, recommended for small children. Size 5: circumference 27.25 to 27.75 inches, weight 16.6-18 ounces …
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Clothing: Tshirts that aren't too baggy, but not too tight are good. Shorts that are about an inch above the knee is good but below is not bad either. Compression shorts are a pair of tight shorts that some people wear under their regular shorts which can be helpful sometimes. Knee pads are very…
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Men's basketballs are Size 7. Women's basketballs are Size 6. Children's basketballs are Size 5 and 3. Size 3: circumference 22 to 22.5 inches, weight 10-11 ounces, recommended for small children (age 5-8). It has a diameter of 7 to 7.16 inches and a radius of 3.5 to 3.58 inches. Size 5: circ…
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To play the basketball game you need: Basketball, Basketball Ring with net and Basketball Board.
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Answer The first basketballs were made from panels of leather stitched together with a rubber bladder inside. The very first basketballs used were actually just soccer balls.
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Benefits of Playing BasketballGood For Your Health, Fun And A Good Way To Learn Team Work. And If You Are An NBA Player Heck You Can Make A Living Doing It.that is so !@#$%^&*(_+ true and if youre like Kevin garnett you can get payed 24.7 million dollars
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man don't look up this answer what wrong with u
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Answer when the temperature is cold, the air inside the basketball will shrink, and hotter temperatures will expand the air creating more air pressure inside the ball making it bounce better, try putting a balloon in the freezer and seeing how much it shrinks and expands when you take it out. I…
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When someone shoots the basketball and it goes through the net with out touching the rim
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regulation size is18 inches in diameter
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Basketball teams are ranked according to their performance records during the season. When the final tournament schedule is initially set up, the teams are 'planted' into the schedule with their rankings in mind, which predict the final outcome of the tournament. The tournament schedule is arranged …
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The orange basketball was introduced in the late 1950's by Tony Hinkle. He did so to make it easier for both players and spectators to see the ball. Other than visibility, there is no reason why basketballs are orange.
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Basketball courts are usually given a heavy coat of polyurethane. They are buffed regularly to maintain the high gloss shine that is essential to having a proper playing surface.
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Either "Spalding" Or "Baden"
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When Dr. Naismith invented basketball he didn't have a 'basketball' to use. So, he looked around his gymnasium and decided that a soccer ball was the right size and he used that.
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It depends what size basketball you have but the normal size is ten inches.
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Answer Size 7
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Bigger than 10 Inches yeah i know but HOW big they want
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The basketball is equipment and is a different size and weight for customization for the player. The idea was proposed by Karen Logan in 1978 when she wrote a 3-page proposal to the WBL, the first Women's Professional Basketball League, to create a ball that would fit women's hands because the equip…
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Basketball Hands No, it doesn't make a difference. Think! Girls have smaller hands than guys. The bigger the ball is the harder it is to control and the smaller it is. Guys use bigger balls because their hands are bigger. Simple as that. Basketball Hands The difference in hands doesn't determine the…
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There is not a single size for a basketball. Even the official NBA ball can have a circumference between 24.1 cm and 25.0 cm. This implies a volume of between 236.4 and 263.9 cubic centimetres (or millilitres).
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The difference between women basketball and men basketball was that men had two goals and women had only one.
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A baseball is larger than a tennis ball.
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72 inches wide by 42 inches high
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It is made out of leather and air
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there are usually about 10-12 on a basketball team but only five can play at a time, basketball is a sport where five players from each team play to see who can get the basketball into the basket the most. usually teams run plays to try to outwit their opponent or utilize their best assets on the te…
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