Basketball is a highly popular sport in the United States and is played on basketball courts with a basketball hoop and a basketball. It involves two teams each consisting of five players and the goal is to score more points than the opposite team by shooting the basketball through the hoop.
The sport was invented by James Naismith in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts where Naismith was an instructor in physical education. The sport has grown in popularity, skill level, and complexity over the years. This list will provide tips for players, coaches, and parents on how they can approach the game and improve their skills.