Violations
Fouls
Basic B-Ball Knowledge
Parts of the Court
Random B-Ball Facts
100

Taking more than 2 steps while not dribbling the basketball

What is a travel

100

This is a normal foul. If a player receives 5 in a game, they will not be allowed to play for the rest of the game. 

Personal Foul

100

This man is credited with inventing basketball.

Dr. James Naismith

100

This is the part of the court that separates the 2 sides of the court. 

What is the halfcourt line.

100

The professional men's basketball league is called this. It is abbreviated NBA. 

What is the National Basketball Association. 

200

Dribbling the basketball, stopping and dribbling again.

What is a double dribble. 

200

This foul is given by the official if a player was showing bad sportsmanship. If a player receives 2 of these, they will be required to leave the playing area. 

What is a technical foul.

200

If you shoot the ball from halfcourt and it goes in the hoop, you will receive this many points.

What is three

200

This is the line/arc that awards more points for a shot.

What is the 3 point arc

200

This is the NBA team in Colorado.

The Denver Nuggets 

300

Placing your hand or palm under the basketball while dribbling. 

What is a carry
300

A player making a hard foul to the head or neck area in an aggressive nature, and being required to leave the playing area is this type of foul

What is a Flagrant 2

300

This clock limits the amount of time one team is allowed to keep the ball on each possession. 

What is a shot clock.

300

This is the out-of-bounds line where the hoops are. 

What is a baseline.

300

What is the highest amount of points ever scored in an NBA game.

What is 100 by Wilt Chamberlin. 

400

Dribbling the basketball with two hands at the same time. 

What is a double dribble

400

A foul that is hard in nature, but does not disqualify a player. 

What is a Flagrant 1

400

If one team brings the ball across the midcourt line, and then the ball crosses the midcourt line again without being touched by the opposing team, this violation will be called. 

What is a backcourt violation. 

400

This is the part of the court that an offensive player is only allowed to be in for 3 seconds.

What is the key

400

Originally, basketball hoops were made out of these?

What is a peach basket

500

Touching the basketball while it is above the rim in a hopes to either stop the ball from going in or knocking the ball in the hoop.

What is goaltending. 

500
A player would receive all 3 of these if the following happens...

They foul a player harder than normal shooting the ball, but the foul what not too hard or aggressive.

The player then yelled at the official/ref about a bad call. 

What is a personal foul, a technical foul, and a flagrant 1 foul. 

500

If a player was to get fouled while shooting the basketball, they would be awarded these or this.

What is a free throw.

500

This part of the court is next to where a player would shoot a free throw. It also is just outside the key and there are 4 of them on the court.

What is the elbow.

500
An NBA basketball game is split up into 4 equal quarters. This is the amount of time in each quarter. 

What is 12 minutes. 

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