If you’ve ever questioned the benefits of basketball as a workout, watch five minutes of an NBA game and you’ll notice every one of them is ripped and dripping sweat. If played intensely, basketball is an extremely aerobic workout that will have your legs and lungs burning in no time.

With the installation of your own home basketball court you’ll be back in shape and feeling like Lebron James before you know it. Ok, you may not feel like or shoot the ball like Lebron, but it’s a good way to get back in shape and have fun while doing it. Here are the facts behind the game.