BrainPOP

Basketball

Ready to go one-on-one with Tim on the basketball court? Relax, Tim will be on the bench most of the time! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby hit the hardwood to teach you the X’s and O’s of this fast-paced sport. You’ll journey back to 1891 to witness the birth of basketball in a Springfield, Massachusetts gym. You’ll learn the basic rules and techniques of the game, from dribbling to shooting to taking free throws. And you’ll explore the popularity of basketball around the world, from playgrounds to the pros to the international stage! It’s a slam dunk--and you won’t even have to lace up your sneakers!

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