Basketball (Sport)

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Basketball is one of the world's most popular sports and is played by two teams of five players each. [1] Introduction of basketball -   sports.gov.pk The aim of each team is to score in the opponent's basket and to prevent the other team from scoring.Top level basketball is a fast-moving test of speed, skill and hand-eye coordination, with play rapidly switching from one end of the court to the other.A crowd pleasing shot is the "slam dunk", where a player flies through the air and powerfully forces the ball downwards through the hoop.There is plenty more for spectators to enjoy, with the high speed skills of dribbling, passing and shooting made all the more impressive by the size of the players. Height is a big advantage in basketball, especially for the forwards, who are expected to score the majority of the baskets.[2] A crowd pleasing shot is the -  " slam dunk",
  • Details
  • Type:

    Sports Game

  • FIBA ranking:

    T-94 Steady

  • Joined FIBA:

    1958

  • FIBA zone :

    FIBA Asia

  • National federation :

    Pakistan Basketball Federation

  • Coach:

    Muhammad Riaz Malik - Head Coach

  • Olympic Appearances:

    None

  • FBI World Cup:

    None

  • Asian Championship Appearances:

    10

  • Medals:

    None

  • South Asian Games:

    Silver: 1995, 1999, 2004

  • Profile:

    Basketball is one of the world's most popular sports and is played by two teams of five players each. [1] The aim of each team is to score in the opponent's basket and to prevent the other team from scoring.Top level basketball is a fast-moving test of speed.

  • Information
  • In the late 20's:

    Punjab Olympic Association had its basketball sub-committee established and functioning

  • Since 1947:

    Basketball has been a part of all the Pakistan Olympics

  • In February 195:

    The Pakistan Amateur Basketball Federation was formally inaugurated

  • In early 1953:

    Basketball Federation began functioning

  • In 1900 :

    Basketball was introduced in the Sub - Continent

About

Basketball
Basketball

Pakistan Basketball Federation

Pakistan Basketball Federation (PBF) is the national governing body for the promotion and development of Basketball in the Country. Basketball was introduced in the Sub-Continent in 1900 and got popularity in Lahore and Karachi. At the time of independence, the basketball association was named “Karachi Amateur Basketball Association”. Later the Pakistan Amateur Basketball Federation was formally raised in February 1952 and started its functions in early 1953. PBBF is affiliated with International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and FIBA ASIA.[3] Pakistan Basketball Federation 

Basketball was introduced

Basketball was introduced in the Sub - Continent in 1900 and it also come to Lahore soon. The Y.M.C.A. were pioneers. The game might have come to Karachi about the same time. Gordon College Rawalpindi, was playing the game in 1906, C.T.I. High School, Sialkot, has a long record in training boys to play the game. Forman Christian College began the game not later than 1910. Sometime during the teens, the Y.M.C.A. began holding All-India Basketball Championship and carried it on until in the 30's.[4] Basketball was introduced 

In the late 20s

In the late 20's basketball became one of the regular University Sports. The Punjab Olympic Association had its basketball sub-committee established and functioning in the late 20's or early 30's, and took the initiative in introducing the games in the Delhi Olympics in 1934. The game has been in every Olympics since, and the Punjab has been won its share of these meets. Since 1947, basketball has been a part of all the Pakistan Olympics.

At the time of partition

At the time of partition, Dr. S.L. Sheets was the only office-bearer left in the Association, and only 8 teams were existing. The Karachi Amateur Basketball Association was formed a couple of years later, and that city became an important centre. In the early 50's, the Services Sports Control Board adopted the international rules to replace the old ones and this had made possible the participation by Services teams with civilian teams at various centres. The game was favourite with PWR and the Police. The Inter-University Sports Board introduces Basketball in its First Inter-Varsity Games inaugurated in 1953-54, with the first games at Peshawar.[5] At the time of partition 

PakistanAmateur Basketball Federation

The Pakistan Amateur Basketball Federation was formally inaugurated in February 1952 and began functioning in early 1953. The game was officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1936 and was included in the World Olympics at Berlin. More than a hundred countries including Pakistan are members of the International Basketball Federation (F.I.B.A.) at present.[6] Pakistan Amateur Basketball Federation 

Brief History About Basketball

Basketball
Basketball
Basketball was introduced in the Sub - Continent in 1900 and it also come to Lahore soon. The Y.M.C.A. were pioneers. The game might have come to Karachi about the same time. Gordon College  Rawalpindi , was playing the game in 1906, C.T.I. High School, Sialkot, has a long record in training boys to play the game. Forman Christian College began the game not later than 1910. Some time during the teens, the Y.M.C.A. began holding All-India Basketball Championship and carried it on until in the 30's.In the late 20's basketball became one of the regular University Sports. [7] The Pakistan Amateur Basketball - Federation  The Punjab Olympic Association had its basketball sub-committee established and functioning in the late 20's or early 30's, and took the initiative in introducing the games in the Delhi Olympics in 1934. The game has been in every Olympics since, and the Punjab has been won its share of these meets. Since 1947, basketball has been a part of all the  Pakistan  Olympics.At the time of partition, Dr. S.L. Sheets was the only office-bearer left in the Association, and only 8 teams were existing. [8]  The  Punjab  Olympic Association had its - basketball The  Karachi  Amateur Basketball Association was formed a couple of years later, and that city became an important centre. In the early 50's, the Services Sports Control Board adopted the international rules to replace the old ones and this had made possible the participation by Services teams with civilian teams at various centres. The game was favourite with PWR and the Police. The Inter-University Sports Board introduces Basketball in its First Inter-Varsity Games inaugurated in 1953-54, with the first games at  Peshawar .The Pakistan Amateur Basketball Federation was formally inaugurated in February 1952 and began functioning in early 1953.The game was officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1936 and was included in the World Olympics at Berlin. More than a hundred countries including  Pakistan  are members of the International Basketball Federation (F.I.B.A.) at present.[9] Officially recognized  International -   Committee 

Rules

The international game is played on a court measuring 28m long by 15m wide, with a basket at each end, positioned 3.05m high and 1.2m inside the endline. Teams score by dropping the ball through their opponents' basket; scoring two points, or three points for a long range throw made from outside a 6.25m arc.The game consists of four periods of 10 minutes. There are intervals of two minutes between the first and the second period (first half), between the third and fourth period (second half) and before each extra period.The half-time interval lasts 15 minutes. In the event of a tie, five minutes overtime is played.Players can move the ball forward by passing, shooting or dribbling (bouncing the ball when running). Kicking or punching the ball is not allowed. Ball carriers can only dribble with their hand on top of the ball, and cannot move both feet at the same time, or catch the ball between dribbles.Basketball is a non-contact sport and a foul is called when a player physically clashes with an opponent. After a foul, the referee can award a side ball or uncontested free throws to the opposition as a penalty.


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