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
Starts with possession of jump-ball to start game
it was 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 can be either a football or a soccer ball; after the first 3 minutes, they begin using a basketball.
The tip in basketball is when the centers (positions, usually the tallest on the team) face off at the beginning of the game. They each try and tip the ball back to their own team and the team that recovers the ball after the tip gains possession of the ball
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
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.
A tip off is the opening play in a basketball game, where the referee throws up a jump ball for the 2 starting centres at centre court. The players jump in the air to tip the ball with their hands towards their teammates to gain possession of the ball.
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.
it was played when you had to make a ball intohoop
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.