London 2012 Basketball : Google Doodle
London 2012 basketball doodle is the 13th in the series being released by the search engine giant since the opening ceremony of the Games.
Continuing with its innovation of animated doodles, Google displayed yet another interactive doodle on Wednesday as a sign of its support to the sporting extravaganza.
In the London 2012 basketball doodle, a male basketball player dressed in blue is seen ready for action inside a stadium.
The player springs into action once the blue button on the doodle is clicked.
The London 2012 basketball doodle allow users to play and have fun.
The doodle has been designed in an interactive fashion allowing users to play by using the computer's keyboard. The users can make the player start shooting basketballs by pressing the spacebar of the keyboard.
The longer a user holds down the spaebar the more power the player attains in shooting the ball.
The game becomes more challenging as a user goes on scoring.
Like the sport, the player has to shoot the ball to the hoop and score the highest points within the limited time i.e 24 seconds.
The time is displayed on the board behind the seats.
And keeping the tradition of the sport in the doodle, the countdown starts with the first throw of the ball.
The logo of Google in the doodle is seen at the seats.
Since the opening ceremony London 2012 Olympics, Google has doodle depicted 5 athletes playing different sports including football, basketball, swimming, fencing, running, and javelin throw.
The London Olympics 2012, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiadis, kicked off on 27 July, 2012 and will conclude on August 12, 2012.
About 10,000 athletes from 204 countries are participating in the games.
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