Traditionally, basketball has 5 specific positions on the court. Two guards, two forwards, and a center. 1. Point guard 2. Shooting guard 3. Small forward 4. Power forward 5. Center. Each of these basketball positions has their own roles and responsibilities.
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.
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A basketball game starts at the centre of the court when the ball is thrown high up by the referee and one player from each team competing to gain possession. The team that catches the ball, or in possession, is called the offensive team while the team not on the ball is the defensive team.
James Naismith, in devising the game of basketball in the winter of 1891-92, came up with a set of 13 rules. These rules, some of which have endured and some of which have faded away, form the backbone of the guidelines shaping basketball today. The 13 Rules of Basketball: 1. The ball may be thrown in any direction with one or both hands. 2.
BASIC BASKETBALL POSITIONS RESPONSIBILITIES #1 POINT GUARD. Plays outside the key, typically at the top of the key. OFFENSE: Main job is to bring the ball up the court and run the offense. Must be a very good ball handler, and must be able to handle defensive pressure without turning the ball over. Must be a good passer; Must be a good outside shooter
Basketball Rules and Techniques. Team Rule – There must be five players in each team, and those players will have the positions of shooting the guard, power forward, center, small forward and lastly point guard. Shot Clock – The Shot clock is the amount of time given to the offensive players to shoot the ball.
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.
Lil Dribble teaches the positions of Basketball for Point Guard and Shooting Guard and certain skills these positions acquire.This video explains the smalles...