2The object of the game is to score the greatest number of baskets in the allotted time limit. A HIGH SCHOOL game consists of four eight minute quarters.
3Each team has five players and the game is begun with a jump ball in the center restraining circle.
4ScoringField Goal – A goal made anywhere inside the three-point line. ( worth 2 points)Three-point field goal – A goal made anywhere on the court beyond the three-point line. (worth 3 points)
5Scoring Con’tFree throw – An unguarded throw for goal by a player after a foul. It is taken behind the free throw line and the shooter has ten seconds to release the attempt.
6ScoringWhen you are fouled in the act of shooting, a player receives two free throws if the attempt at the goal is missed. You receive three free throws for a three point attempt. If the basket is made, the shooter receives one free throw. ( Worth 1 point)
8Dribbling Causing the ball to rebound off the floor. Hand Position: Fingers spread apart, flexible wrist.Use pads of fingers.
9Dribbling Con’t Keep ball close to your body Keep eyes up Keep ball low
10PassingMoving the ball by throwing, bouncing, batting, handing, or rolling it to another player.Three types of passing:Chest PassBounce PassOverhead Pass
11Shooting Throwing the ball so as to make a goal. Hand Position: One hand behind the ball, other hand balances and guides the ball.
12Shooting Con’tWrist flips down in “goose-neck” position and then follow-through
13Shooting Con’tRemember the BEEF!!BalanceEyesElbowsFollow-through
14FoulsBlocking - an individual foul involving personal contact which impedes the progress of an opponent with or without the ball.Personal Foul-illegal contact with an opponent.
15Fouls Con’tHolding – A player holds an opponent with or without the ball.Charging – a player with the ball moves into an opponent whose position is legal.
16VIOLATIONS Traveling – moving illegally with the ball. Three second lane violation – An offensive player with or without the ball remains in the free throw lane (key) for more than three seconds.
17VIOLATIONSDouble Dribble- This occurs when a player continues dribbling after grasping the ball with both hands.Out of bounds – the ball is out when it touches any person or object on or beyond the boundary lines.
18Terms Dead ball – the ball is dead whenever the whistle is blown. Goal – a ball that passes through the basket from above.Held ball – a player holding the ball for more than five seconds when closely guarded.
19Terms Con’tTurnover – any loss of possession without a shot being takenOne and one free throw – a free throw situation in which a second free throw is awarded upon a successful attempt on the first free throw
21DefenseDefending and protecting the basket to prevent an opponent from scoring
22Types of DefenseZone Defense – a defensive system in which players cover assigned court areas, rather than specific individuals.Man to Man defense – a defensive system in which each player guards an assigned individual
23Quiz Time!! Name That Violation Moving illegally with the ball?? Answer: Traveling
24Name That Violation??This occurs when a player continues dribbling after grasping the ball with both hands or dribbles with both hands.Double Dribble
25Name That TermThe ball is dead whenever the whistle is blown.