Printable Basketball coloring pages
Basketball coloring pages – printable pictures for kids related to this extremely popular game. Here you’ll find basketball players, NBA teams’ logos, a ball, a basket, and many other cool pictures. Printable basketball coloring sheets are a great choice for all little NBA fans. No matter which team is your favorite, have fun and keep coloring. And remember that sport is good for your health, so don’t forget to take the balls and go outside to play with your friends from time to time.
Interesting facts about basketball:
- The game of basketball was invented in 1891 by an average Canadian teacher James Naismith. It’s quite funny that he was just looking for ways to keep his pupils active on a rainy day, but as a result, he invented one of the most popular sports in the world.
- Basketball was commonly played by using a soccer ball until 1929.
- There was a long period of time (almost 9 years) when slam dunks were illegal. Today it’s one of the most attractive parts of the basketball game, and many fans reward slam dunks with a standing ovation.
- Tyrone Bogues, better known as Muggsy Bogues, with his height of 5 feet, 3 inches was the shortest player in NBA history. He was drafted by the Washington Bullets in 1987.
- The average professional basketball player can jump more or less 28 inches off the ground.
- The average NBA player runs more or less four miles during a game.
- Harlem Globetrotter (a very popular American exhibition basketball team) member Corey Law holds the official Guinness World Record for the longest successful basketball shot at 109 feet 9 inches.
- In 1962 Wilt Chamberlain set the single-game scoring record in the NBA by scoring 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors during a game against the New York Knicks. You’ll find the logo of both teams on the above basketball coloring pages.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was no doubt one of the NBA’s Most Valuable Player of all times. He scored 38,387 points but, what is hard to believe but true, during his official games, he made only one accurate shot from the 3-point range.
Slam dunks, NBA teams, and basketball coloring pages
Printable Basketball coloring pages for kids is something that no NBA fan can overlook. Here you’ll find 45 unique and free basketball pictures of players, logos, ball, basket, game, and many more. All basketball coloring sheets are free to use and you can print them as many times as you wish, over and over again. As you can see, on the above printable pictures for children, you can also find logos of the top NBA teams, such as Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat and many more. But also drawing of a basketball court, professional shoes, Air Jordan logo, and even an impressive slam dunk! And also remember to check interesting facts and a short quiz. That’s yet another piece of entertainment we’re giving you for free.
You probably already know it, but it’s also worth remembering that practicing sport can be very beneficial for your health. Both your mind and body develop better this way. So don’t forget to go outside and play an enjoyable game with your friends on a regular basis. Especially when the weather outside is nice and the sun is shining. And afterward, you can print and color the basketball coloring pages together. Or watch your favorite team on tv. And who knows, maybe one day you will become a professional player yourself.