How to Become a Basketball Scorekeeper

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Basketball has all the ingredients of life within its game. It has passion, competition, intrigue, drama, joy, sadness and action. All of us cannot play at the level we see on television, so the great way to continue our love for the game is to become a basketball scorekeeper.

Download the statistician's manual via the website. This will make you familiar with all the terms, abbreviations and symbols utilized by a basketball scorekeeper.

Ensure the understanding of all the terms within the statistician's manual. This makes the job of scorekeeping easier to complete.

Purchase a basketball scorebook. These scorebooks can be purchased at any local sporting goods store.

Select a game to watch and keep score. Utilize the number 2 for a two point field goal, a number 3 for a three point field goal, and an open circle for the attempted free throw. Place an X in the circle to denote a successful free throw attempt.

Sit down and enjoy the game. This will give you hours and hours of fun.

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