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Have you ever wondered how a basketball is made?
The basket ball is made up of 6 parts:
- The Bladder is made of rubber and holds the air in the basketball.
- Nylon thread winding wraps around the bladder to hold the basketball’s shape.
- The Carcass is made of thick rubber to reinforce and cover the windings and the bladder. The Cover is made up of eight panels that overlays the carcass.
- The Channel seals the panels of the cover and is the visible black lines you see on the basketball.
- The Pebbles are the indentions on the cover to provide texture and grip.
Interesting Basketball Facts:
- Basketball was invented in 1891 by a YMCA teacher, James Naismith.
- The hoops were exactly 10 feet tall because that was the height of the YMCA ceiling.
- Peach baskets with the bottoms cut out were the first basketball hoops.
- The first backboards were made of wire.
- The backboards were made to keep fans from interfering with the ball.
- Them most points scored in a career is 38,387 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
- Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game and in 1962 scored the most points, 100, ever scored in a game.
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