Introduction to Basketball Juan Nieves Rowan University Glassboro NJ
What do you know about basketball? • What are the different ways that you can pass a basketball? • How many players can be on the court at one time for one team? • Can basketball be played year round?
History of basketball • Dr. James Naismith is known world-wide as the inventor of basketball. • Basketball was founded in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA in 1891. • He devised a set of thirteen rules of basketball.
Learn the lingo Key Terms • Dribbling – Bouncing the ball with one hand using your fingertips instead of your palm so that it rebounds back to yourself. (the only way to move with the ball) • Passing - Moving the ball by throwing, bouncing, handing, or rolling it to another player. • Shooting- Throwing the ball to make a basket. • Rebounding- The recovering of a shot that bounces off the backboard or the rim.
What Did he Say again? More Terms • Air ball - a shot that completely misses the rim and the backboard. • Assist- a pass to a teammate who then scores a field goal • Defense- the team without the ball trying to stop the other team with the ball from scoring they are called offense. • Fast break -dribbling or passing the ball towards your basket before the defense can set up. • Turn over - any loss of the ball without a shot being taken.
Basketball Skills • Dribbling • One hand • Crossover • Passing • Chest • Bounce • Overhead • Lob
Basketball Skills • Shooting skills • Lay up • Jump shot • Foul shot • 3-point shot 3 points for ME I made a Foul Shot!
Scoring • 2 point field goal - a shot made from anywhere during play inside the 3pt arc. • 3 point field goal - a shot made from any where outside the 3pt arc. • Free throw - 1 point is awarded to an unguarded shot taken from behind the free throw line while the clock is stopped.
Activity's we will play • Dribbling relays • Passing relays • Bounce pass • Chest • Shooting games • Horse • Around the World • Beat The clock • Foul shots • 3-pt shots • 2 on 2 & 4 on 4 Pick up Games
Matching What Kind Of Pass is Being shown in the animation below? (a) Chest pass (b) Bounce pass (c) Baseball pass (d) over head pass
Matching (a) Chest pass (b) Bounce pass (c) Baseball pass (d) Over head pass What Kind of pass is in the animation shown below?
Rules of Basketball • Traveling- moving illegally with the ball. • Three seconds - An offensive player remains in the key. (Free throw lane is the area under the basket) for more than 3 seconds. • Double Dribble- A player dribbles the ball with both hands at the same time or they stop and then start dribbling again.
Assessment • What are the three skills that we went over in this lesson? • How many different ways can you shoot a basketball? • Name one professional basketball team? Also, Name one player that is on the roster?