|Head coach||Jimmy Needles|
|Scoring leader||Joe Fortenberry (7.3)|
Did the US win the Olympics in 1936?
The United States competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany.
|United States at the 1936 Summer Olympics|
|Medals Ranked 2nd||Gold 24 Silver 20 Bronze 12 Total 56|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
What countries won the 1936 Olympics?
1936 Berlin Medal Tally
What are two foul violations in basketball?
There are two types of flagrant fouls: flagrant foul—penalty (1) and flagrant foul—penalty (2). Flagrant 1 refers to fouls involving unnecessary contact. The penalty for this foul type is free throw for the opponent and possession of the ball. Flagrant 2 refers to any foul involving unnecessary and excessive contact.
What is the highest governing body of basketball?
What was the first basketball used?
First Game Ball
Dr. James Naismith invented the game of basketball in 1891, but the game didn’t get its own ball until three years later. Early basketball players used a soccer ball, which they threw into half-bushel peach baskets hung on opposite ends of the gym.
Who attended the 1936 Olympics?
The U.S. Olympic team consisted of 312 athletes, including 19 African Americans and five Jews. The Nazis had reluctantly agreed to let foreign Jews participate, but some American Jewish athletes, including track star Milton Green, chose to sit out in protest.