Quiz About The Main Pointers In Basketball

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Points in basketball are used to keep track of the score in a game. Making field goals or free throws can accumulate points. If a player makes a field goal from within the three-point line, the player scores two points. Take up the quiz about the main pointers in basketball and learn more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A pass that leads directly to a basket is called an _____.
  • 2. 
    The line under each basket at the end of the court is called a ____________.
  • 3. 
    A shot that is aimed at a spot on the backboard so that it caroms into the basket is called a ______-_____.
  • 4. 
    _______ ______ is a violation in which a player dribbles the ball, stops, and then begins to dribble again.
  • 5. 
    Illegal contact between two players is called a _____.
  • 6. 
    To gather in and gain control of a missed shot is called a _______.
  • 7. 
    To take away the ball from the opposing team, either off of the dribble or by picking off a pass is called a______.
  • 8. 
    It is a violation if you are in the key for more than______ seconds.
  • 9. 
    _________ is a violation in which a player takes too many steps without dribbling.
  • 10. 
    Loss of the ball, either through an errant pass or dribble or an offensive foul is called a ______.
  • 11. 
    Using your body to stay between an opponent and the basket to get better position for a rebound is called _______ ________.
  • 12. 
    A _____ is a quick move by an offensive player, usually to the basket to get in position for a shot.
  • 13. 
    A violation in whichan offensive player runs into a stationary opponent is called a ____________ foul.
  • 14. 
    ______ the ball is the defensive term used for preventing an opponent from getting the ball by guarding them closely.
  • 15. 
    The area around the free throw circle is called the  ______ post.
  • 16. 
    A _______ is a term used when an offensive player frees a teammate for a shot by establishing a stationary position that prevents a defensive player from guarding the shooter.
  • 17. 
    When teammates exchange defensive assignments during play, the shoud yell ________.
  • 18. 
    The _______ ________ is the side of the court away from the ball.
  • 19. 
    The _____ guard is usually a team's primary ball handler and the person who sets up the team's offense.
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