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Basketball

Basketball is a team sport. It is played with two teams of five who try to score points against one another.

Teams keep control by bouncing/dribbling and throwing a ball to each other and score by shooting through a 10 feet (3 m) high basket under organized rules.

The team with more points at the end of the game wins.

Disruptive physical contact is not permitted and there are restrictions on how the ball can be handled, each team is only allowed 5 fouls or 6 in the NBA .

Through time, basketball has developed to a technical sport with thought put into positioning and passing.

Competitive basketball is primarily an indoor sport, played on a basketball court, and less regulated variations has become more popular as an outdoor and beach sport where each team consists of three players.

Basketball was first incorporated into the Asian Games in 1951.

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Bhutan host Afghanistan in women’s international basketball friendly
12 Mar 2019

Thimphu, Bhutan, March 12, 2019: Bhutan will host Afghanistan in a Women’s International Friendly Basketball match in Thimphu on Wednesday, March 13, to celebrate International Women’s Day and to promote women’s particip.....

Over 100 youngsters attend Bhutan basketball camp
02 Jan 2019

Paro, Bhutan, January 2, 2019: The Basketball Federation of Bhutan held a week-long winter basketball camp in Paro and 116 young players attended, including 15 who were under 10 years old and 25 female players.

The f.....

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