to control the game
they are called referees and there is 2 to 3
I think you got baseball and basketball mixed up. Only baseball has umpires. In baskeball its a referee. Why there is a referee? Basketball needs a ref because he keeps the rules and watches out for fouls made from a player or team.
umpires are usually people who cant get another job. You dont have to speak english to be an umpire but it would be helpful. you would usually get roughly $500 a game.
how can a Jamaican get a job in basketball
you could tutor basketball newbies
There are usually 3 umpires in cricket
Urban Umpires was created in 2006.
Mr. Naismith was a professor
He chose basketball not at a job at first, but as a hobby. It was something that he enjoyed and making money for it was just a plus.