We are a group of basketball fans! Welcome to our Basketball Community. Meet-ups include watching basketball tournaments and of course, shooting hoops. You've found your basketball team in Dubai,...
We are a group of basketball fans! Welcome to our Basketball Community. Meet-ups include watching basketball tournaments and of course, shooting hoops. You've found your basketball team in Dubai, so join us today.
If you’ve never played Basketball here is a quick explanation for you. It is a game played by two teams of five players on a rectangular shaped court. The goal is to shoot an orange ball through a hoop mounted on a backboard at either end of the court, depending on your team. If the player shoots from behind the three-point line (about halfway through the court), and it passes through the basket, their team will get three points. The team gets two points if it’s shot from in front of this line.
The team can also score points through free throws, which occur after the opposing team commits certain fouls. The team’s players shoots from directly in front of the basket (by about ten feet) and if the ball goes in, they receive one point. In order to move across the court the players must “dribble” the ball, bouncing it up and down as they move. It’s against the rules to lift, drag, or pivot your foot while standing still, or to hold the ball with both hands and then go back to dribbling. The team with the highest number of points wins the basketball game.
There are many small parks and facilities in Dubai where you can play basketball with a group of friends. We will organize lots of meet-ups so everyone in our Basketball Community can play and get some good exercise. Basketball is a highly aerobic and engaging sport that helps improve your hand-eye coordination, mastery of strategies, and teamwork skills.
We will organize basketball games for six on six, three on three, and larger teams depending on how many attendees we have at the meet-up. We will also play fun games like HORSE, Air ball, Fives, Around the World, and Knockout. It’s great fun and a nice chance to get some fresh air while you’re living here in Dubai.
So we hope to see you at the next Basketball Community meet-up! It’s a lot of fun and you will enjoy so please make sure to join to our group so you will receive our meet-ups via email.