The Rules Basketball is a team sport. Two teams of five players each try to score by shooting a ball through a hoop elevated 10 feet above the ground. The game is played on a rectangular floor called the court, and there is a hoop at each end. The court is divided into two main sections by the mid-court line. If the offensive team puts the ball into play behind the mid-court line, it has ten seconds to get the ball over the mid-court line. If it
Basketball Basic Rules Object The game is played with 2 teams. Each team consists of 5 players on the court at a time. The object of the game is to outscore your opponent by shooting the ball into your basket and preventing them from putting the ball into theirs. The ball can be advanced up the floor with the hands only, either by
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The game of 3x3 is played on a half court with one basket. A regular 3x3 court playing surface in official competitions is approximately 49' wide x 36' deep (15 meters x 11 meters), with regular basketball court markings, including a 19-foot (5.8 meters) free throw line, a 22-foot (6.75 meters) 2-point line, and a “no-charge semi-circle” area underneath the one basket. Half of a traditional basketball court may be used. A size 6 ball is used in all official FIBA competitions.
At each end of the court are two baskets both 10 feet in height. A three point arc is the outside ring, whilst in the middle of that is the key which includes a free throw line. All that is needed to play is a court and basketball. Teams must wear matching strips with some players choosing to wear gum shields and face masks for protection.
Basketball Court 1. The ball is moved down the court toward the basket by passing or dribbling. The team with the ball is called the offense. The team without the ball is called the defense. The defense tries to steal the ball, contest shots, deflect passes, and garner rebounds.
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Rules for everyone 1) Although the foul rule is described above as a defensive rule, it applies exactly the same to all players on the court including offensive players. 2) Basketball players cannot kick the ball or hit it with their fist. 3) No player can touch the basketball while it is traveling downward towards the basket or if it is on the rim.
2019-21 Basketball Rules Changes. March 5, 2019: Interpretations, Clarifications and Comments - Approved Ruling 202. Feb. 20, 2019: Rule Interpretation, Commentary and Play Situations. Jan. 2019: NCAA Men’s Basketball Direction of the Game Update. Issue Concerning Shot Clocks and Red/LED Lights.
Basketball Court Figure Supplement to Basketball Court Table Rule 1. Court and Equipment Rule 2. Officials and Their Duties Rule 3. Players, Substitutes and Equipment Rule 4. Definitions Rule 5. Scoring and Timing Regulations Rule 6. Live Ball and Dead Ball Rule 7. Out of Bounds and Throw-in Rule 8. Free Throw Rule 9. Violations and Penalties Rule 10.