Basketball is the second most popular international sport in the world. Research in the field of sports and games had proved that variables such as anthropometrical variable, Physical fitness variables, Physiological variables, and Performance variables decide the playing ability of an individual.
The purpose of the study was to form the predictive factors associated with basketball performance related variables among school players. To achieve the purpose of this study, school senior 28 basketball players (boys) were selected from 04 best schools of Bangalore district. The subjects were representing school tournament. Their age ranged from 14 to 17 years with mean age of 15.5 years. The research scholar reviewed the available scientific literature pertaining to the problem understanding from books, journals, magazines, research papers and also falling into consideration the feasibility of criteria and availability of Anthropometric, Physical & Physiological variables and also Performance related variables.
The results of the study revealed that,
1. The anthropometric characteristics had contributed significantly towards the skills of the players.
2. Speed played a significant role in performing performance related skills in the game.