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General Facts 2
100

Occurs when a player runs or walks with the ball

Travel

100

A shot in which a basket is attempted from under the net; generally considered one of the easier shots

Lay-up

100

This pass is used when two players are relatively close to each other. The ball usually bounces once before being caught by the other player.

Bounce Pass

100

Type of defense where each player guards a player from the opposing team in order to keep the opposition from scoring

Man to man defense

100

How many points is a free throw worth

1 point

100

What is Steph Curry's position?

Point Guard

100

Bouncing the ball on the floor with one hand

Dribbling
200

Give an example of when the clock is stopped in a game

Timeout

Dead ball

Foul

200

A shot in which the player shoots the ball into the basket at the top of the jump.

Jump Shot

200

A pass used for short, fast passing of distances up to twenty feet

Two-Handed Chest Pass

200

Offers fast movement from one part of the court to another and a chance for scoring

Fast Break Offensive Style
200

What is the duration of a timeout?

One minute

200

Which position is the best scorer of the team?

Shooting Guard

200

Throwing the ball to a teammate

Passing

300

This is settled with a five-minute extra period. The two teams will continue to play the periods until the tie is broken. 

Overtime

300

A shot usually made when a player is not close to the basket. The ball is thrown with two hands. This type of shot tends to be quite accurate.

Two-Handed Shot

300

A popular pass that can be used from anywhere on the court; especially good for closely-guarded players

Two-Handed Overhead Pass

300

Type of defense that uses each player as a guard, protecting a specific zone near the basket that his/her team is defending. Guarding the ball is more important than any particular player 

Zone defense

300

What does a basketball team consist of? 

Center

Two Forwards

Two Guards

300

What position did Michael Jordan play?

Shooting Guard

300

Two baskets, one at each end of the court, hang ____ feet above the floor

10

400

Occurs when the game is delayed, too many time-outs are taken, players leave or enter the court illegally or participate in misbehavior such as disrespect toward the referee

Technical Foul

400

A shot in which the ball is tapped back into the basket as It rebounds from the backboard.

Tip-In

400

A pass used as a long pass from any position on the court. Like all one-hand pass, this move takes more time to perform and requires excellent control

One-Handed Overhead Pass

400

How many minutes are played in a game at the college level?

Two 20 minute halves

400

What is It called when the ball is put into the basket?

Field Goal

400

This position is chiefly responsible for running the offense

Point Guard

400

High school basketball is four ____ minute quarters

8

500

How long does a team have to pass the ball from out of bounds?

Five seconds

500

The ball is thrown to the basket over one shoulder of the player who is handling the ball. The center and forwards on a team will find this shot extremely valuable.

Hook Shot

500

An effective move when the passer is moving at fast speeds; difficult to perform and should be used only when no alternative exists

One-Hand Underhand Pass

500

How many minutes are played in a game at the NBA level?

Four 12 minute quarters

500

Baskets are made of a metal ring with an inside diameter of ____ inches

18

500

What position did Shaquille O'Neal play?

Center

500

The standard basketball court measures about ____ feet by ____ feet.

50

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