Basketball: Rules, Tips, Strategy, and Safety

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Jan 15, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
Many believe that basketball will soon rival soccer in worldwide popularity. In the United States, where basketball was invented, the sport is more popular than ever. For boys and girls interested in playing, this title is a great resource. Newer players will learn about the history of the sport, its basic rules, and game strategy. Other sections discuss the court and player positions. More experienced players will find the book useful for its great tips for improving shooting, rebounding, and defensive skills, plus suggestions related to conditioning, safety issues, and getting in the right mindset to play like a champ.
 

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Contents

Chapter One History of an American Game
4
Chapter Two Whos Who on the Court
10
Chapter Three Playing the Game
22
Chapter Four Getting on the Court
36
For More Information
43
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Fred Ramen is a writer and computer programmer who lives in New York City. He is also the author of Individual Rights and Civic Responsibility: The Right to Freedom from Searches, and two titles-Influenza and Tuberculosis-in the series Epidemics: Deadly Diseases Throughout History for the Rosen Publishing Group. Fred's interests include the American Civil War, aikido, and the novels of Raymond Chandler. He was a semifinalist in the 1997 Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.

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