Basketball Basketball Hoop

Basketball is a game played by two teams, usually consisting of five players each, on a rectangular floor. The purpose of each team is to throw the basketball (pictured above left) into one of the baskets (pictured above right) , and to prevent the other team from scoring at the other basket. There are three diferent amounts of points that can be scored with one basket and that is 1 point, 2 points, and 3 points.