General Principle of the Game
Basketball is played by two teams of five players each.The purpose of each team is throw the ball into the opponent's basket and to prevent other team from securing the ball for scoring. The ball may be passed,thrown,tapped,rolled or dribbled in any direction, subject to the restriction laid down the rules.
The ball shall be spherical,made with an outer surface of leather,rubber or synthetic material. it shall not be less than 75 cm., nor more than 78 cm. in circumstance with a weight of not less than 600 gr. nor more than 650 gr.
The ring shall be constructed from solid iron 45 cm.in inside diameter with guage loops on the under edge for attaching net.This ring is attached to a backboard lying on a horizontal plane 3.05 m. above the floor. The metal ring shall be 20 mm.in diameter.
The net shall be of white cord suspendedfrom the rings and constructed in such a way so that they check the ball momentarily as it passses through the basket. it shall be 40 cm. in length
- Playing Court
The court is a rectangular flat hard surface free from obstructions.