It can be either a football or a soccer ball; after the first 3 minutes, they begin using a Basketball.
the basketball game starts when the referrie throughs the ball up and then the 2 players go for the ball
Starts with possession of jump-ball to start game
A soccer ball, according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball#Early_basketball. A soccer ball was used to play the first basketball game.
a ball of yarn
it was a soccer ball
A tip-off (It's also called jump ball)
The first possession in a basketball game is determine by a tip off. In the tip off the center will "tip" the ball to one of his teammates in order to gain the first possession
The first ball game was with a bucket( used as a hoop. And if the ball made it into the bucket, you would climb up a latter to get it
If you read the rule book and then watch an NBA game, you will quickly notice that there is no such violation anymore. a walk in basketball is technically speaking a 'travel'. When the person with the ball starts walking/running without first putting the ball to the floor.
With two peach baskets and a soccer ball
Referee, umpire, timekeeper, scorekeeper. Referee usually is the one that starts the jump ball.
Soccer was known and played before Basketball. At first the game was said to involve elements of American Football, Soccer and Hockey but these were just a means to describing the new game to outsiders, so Soccer ball was used until the first Basketball was manufactured in 1894.
The first Spalding basketball was made in 1894 by Albert Goodwull Spalding - three years after the invention of the game in 1891. When the game of basketball was first invented, it was actually played with a soccer ball.
In a basketball game, each half time period does not start the same way. The first half starts with a jump ball with the players at center court, although the following quarters simply have the teams rotate possession, and take the ball from out of bounds.
it is started by a "jump-ball" or "tip-off"
Dr. James Naismith developed the game of basketball in 1891 in Springfield,Mass. It was first played with two peach baskets and a soccer ball.
A basketball game starts in the center of the court with a tip off.
first organized basketball game
That is the correct spelling of "basketball" (the game or the ball used in it).
with a jump ball
A jump Ball!
with a jump ball