P.E.- Basketball Test
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Where and when was basketball invented?
During the school year of 1891-1892 at Springfield College, Springfield MA
Who invented Basketball?
Dr. James A. Naismith
How many players on on the floor per team?
What are the standard positions?
(2) forwards, (2) guards, (1) center
Team or individual patterns or play which are used to get the ball into scoring position
What are the 2 types of offensive attacks?
The slow deliberate attack, and the fast break attack
What are the 3 types of defensive play?
Man to man, zones
When each player is assigned a specific person to guard/play defense on
Man to man
Defense players are assigned a specific area to guard
How many points are field goals worth? Free throws?
How long are timeouts?
Either 1 minute or 30 seconds in length and can be requested during a dead ball or anytime by the team in possession of the ball
How much time between quarters and halves
1 minute between quarters and 10 minutes between each half
How much time does a player have to shoot a free throw?
How much time does a player have to inbound the ball?
What kind of time is used in P.E. or intermurals?
Running time- the clock doesn't stop on dead balls
How long/wide is a high school basketball court?
84 ft. long and 50 ft. wide
How wide is the lane (paint)?
12 ft. wide
What is the length of a free throw?
What is the height of the basket?
How is the game started?
A jump ball in the center circle between 2 opponents
The ball is caused to go out of bounds by the last player touching it before it goes out of bounds. What happens with the ball next?
The ball would be rewarded out of bounds for a throw-in by the opposing team
When the ball is alive, how long can an offensive player remain in the free throw lane?
3 seconds (max)
If an offensive ball handler is closely guarded by the defense for 5 seconds, what happens?
A violation is called and the defense is awarded the ball
Each team possessing the ball is required to advance it past the half-court line within how many seconds after gaining the ball?
If fouled, what is the offended player rewarded?
-One free throw if the foul occurred during a field goal attempt and the basket was made
-Two free throws if the foul occurred during a field goal attempt and the basket was missed
-No free throw, but the ball is awarded to offended players team out of bounds
After the 7th team personal foul in the half, what does the person fouled receive?
A bonus free throw...if you make your first bonus, you get another one. If it is missed, it will be played like a normal missed field goal
After the 10th team personal foul in the half, what does the person fouled receive?
2 free throws, commonly referred to as the super bonus (or double bonus)
The best ball handler's position
Point guard (1)
The best outside shooter on the teams position
Shooting guard (2)
Good at shooting, rebounding, and driving to the basket (position)
Small Forward (3)
Best rebounder, typically a very strong defensive player (position)
Power forward (4)
Typically the biggest player. Stays close to the basket. Good rebounder.
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