All About Basketball
The game of basketball is a fun, competive and all around amazing! There are 2 main levels of basketball, College basketball and then the NBA (National Basketball Acositaion). The NBA is pro basketball where the best of the college players go. The main goal of a basketball player is to get the ball in the hoop. There is a 3 point line around the basket where if a player makes a shot behind that line it is worth 3 points.
There have benn many great players to pass through the NBA. One of the greatest was Erving "Magic" Johnson. He played college basketball at Michigan State Unversity, he is pictured on the left. He averaged 20 PPG (Points Per Game) and 7 rebounds per game. He won 5 champion ships with the Lakers. The best is still not to come though. The best player to step on a court was Micheal Jordan. Pictured Below Jordan averaged averaged 31 PPG in hos career with the chicago Bulls. he is remeber for many famous moments he created with his team like his famous "Flu game"
Rising youns stars of 2012
There are many young stars as well. The most known young superstar is probably Derrik Rose. Car,elo Anthiny is a good ball player as well. Lebron James is a good example as well of a rising star.
Basketball is in the olympics as well. The US olympic team has won gold in basketball 13 time out of 17 apperances in the olympics! That is the most by any world team. They currently ranked #1 in the FIBA rankings for world basketball.