Today I want to share photos with basketball tournament. Rather it's not classic basketball and streetball. Photo I found in streetball archive and it seemed to me that they will be of interest to visitors of my site. Streetball or street basketball. In Russia for a long time, this sport is not something that would be unpopular-that there is not even this type of aware. Was basketball, and that's what its Street version exists as a separate species and even has its own name we do not know. Meanwhile, streetball has appeared in 50 's and has a rich history.
In Russia, the popular street sport were football and hockey-tens of thousands of boys every day chased a ball in the backyard in the summer or winter washer. And in the United States with the same enthusiasm played basketball. For many kids from poor neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Detroit, New York basketball game was not just a fad, a real chance to succeed in life.
Many great athletes started their careers with street basketball.
In Russia today there is "streetbasket Association Stritbasket-Russia and competitions are held regularly.
Rules of streetball
Street Basketball rules differ from the classic game. The teams play three and half me6n′še than classical area. One basket. Play for 8 minutes and the game winner must gain 16 points. If the winner is not revealed is assigned additional time.
The game is very dynamic and photo streetball is best done in bright light with short exposures. And of course follow the game through the viewfinder is not coming off. Exciting game moments followed one after the other, and sometimes it's a pity to miss the beautiful shots.
Streetball photo with tournament in Moscow (year 2012)