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Introduction to basketball
Basketball is 40 minutes of non-stop, action packed, sizzling excitement and is so easy to play.

All you need is a hoop and a ball and you too can join the millions now enjoying the sport all across the world.

So how about finding out about the officials, the number of time-outs, or what fouls there are.

Perhaps you know the basics and you want to know the referee signals or you want to know why Mexicans had to take their clothes off when they lost at basketball 400 years ago.

Whatever you are looking for, the Sport Academy can help you out.

Feed your mind and click on the sections above.


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