The basketball
What is the basketball? 
• Basketball is a sport played by two teams of 
five players on a rectangular court. The 
objecti...
Ball Handling Violations 
• Double Dribble - When a player stops dribbling, holds 
the basketball, and then starts dribbli...
Time Violations 
• Three-Second Rule - No offensive player can be in the free-throw 
lane for longer than 3 seconds at a t...
Common Fouls 
• Shooting Foul - When a defender makes contact with an offensive player who is in the act of shooting 
the ...
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The basketball

  1. 1. The basketball
  2. 2. What is the basketball? • Basketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and 10 feet (3.0 m) high mounted to a backboard at each end. Basketball is one of the world's most popular and widely viewed sports
  3. 3. Ball Handling Violations • Double Dribble - When a player stops dribbling, holds the basketball, and then starts dribbling again or when a player dribbles the ball with two hands at the same time. Traveling - Taking more than one and a half steps without dribbling while the player has possession of the ball or when you stop dribbling and move or change your pivot foot. Back Court - When the team with possession of the ball travels over the midcourt line into the frontcourt and then crosses back into the backcourt.
  4. 4. Time Violations • Three-Second Rule - No offensive player can be in the free-throw lane for longer than 3 seconds at a time. Five-Second Possession Violation - When a ballhandler is being defended within six feet in the frontcourt, and fails to get rid of the basketball within five seconds. Ten-Seconds In The Backcourt - When the offensive team takes ten or more seconds to move the basketball across the midcourt line into the front court. Five-Second Inbound Violation - When passing the ball inbounds after gaining possession, players have five seconds to get the ball to a teammate.
  5. 5. Common Fouls • Shooting Foul - When a defender makes contact with an offensive player who is in the act of shooting the basketball. Technical Foul - Violations and misconduct that are detrimental to the game. These are penalized by free-throw opportunities Reaching In - When a defender attempts to steal the basketball and the defender extends their arm and hand and makes contact with the opposing ball handler. Charging - Happens when an offensive player runs into a defender who has an established position. Holding - When a players uses their hands to interfere with or limit an opponent's freedom of movement. Hand Check - When a defender uses one or both hands on the opposing the ball handler. Reaching In - When attempting to steal the basketball, the defender extends their arm and hand and makes contact with the ball handler. Blocking - When a player uses their body position to prevent their opponent from advancing down the court. Flagrant Foul - A foul committed in an violent and harmful manner.
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