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.