Basketball is one of the fastest team sports with lots of action. Skillful handling of the ball and good teamwork makes for a great time while scoring many points. This book teaches youngsters basic techniques such as passing, catching, dribbling, smart ways to get open, and of course making baskets.A little panther accompanies the child throughout the book. He tells much about the sport of basketball, offering tips on clothing, rules and a healthy lifestyle. The book features: throws, dribbling, passing; information on fitness; how to execute basic techniques; avoid possible mistakes; and, exercises and games you can do at home.