History of basketball rules – evolution of the basketball game
We present you history of basketball rules – how “Peach Basket” game developed into the world’s greatest indoor sport. Although the original 13 rules have been expanded to over 100, the spirit and principles of the original rules are still in effect in today.
Major rule changes over the years addressed the number of players, the court boundaries, dribbling, and the elimination of the center jump after made baskets. In the mid 1930’s inter-sectional competition led to a standardization of rules throughout the country.