The penalty for most violations is loss of possession of the ball. Traveling (walking) One of the basic ideas of the sport of basketball is that you have to dribble or bounce the ball while you are walking or running.
Here are the different kinds of violations: Out-of-bounds: being the last player to touch the ball before it goes out-of-bounds. Double dribble: dribbling the ball before picking it up and dribbling again. Carry: scooping the ball to carry it while dribbling.
The hand dribbling the ball should be on the top or on the side of the ball. Any dribble stops if the ball comes to “rest” in the player’s hands (e.g. if they had their hand under the ball). If the player keeps dribbling, this is a violation. “Cross Court” violation.
The ball is awarded to the opposing team at the midcourt line. Section X—Swinging of Elbows. A player shall not be allowed excessive and/or vigorous swinging of the elbows in swinging motion (no...
Five-Second Violation. A five-second throw-in violation generally occurs during a throw-in when the ball is not passed by the player who is supposed to inbound the ball before 5 seconds have gone by after he or she got the ball. Usually the penalty for a five-second violation is losing of the ball from that team. Flagrant Foul
Similar to holding, this is when a player uses their hands in a fashion that referees deem illegal, typically in the form of touching a shooter’s arm or hand through their release or touching after an attempted steal. TRIPPING. When a player uses their leg or foot to throw off their opponent’s balance. ELBOWING.
The basic rules of basketball require that a player dribble or bounce the ball while they are going from one area of the court to another area of the court. This is the only legal means of moving about the court. The most common violations of these rules include double dribble, carrying, and traveling.
If committed by an offensive player, it's a violation and the ball is awarded to the opposing team for a throw-in. Backcourt violation. Once the offense has brought the ball across the mid-court line, they cannot go back across the line during possession. If they do, the ball is awarded to the other team to pass inbounds. Time restrictions. A player passing the ball inbounds has five seconds to pass the ball.
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