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the act of bouncing the ball continuosly with one hand- this is required to move around the court


controlling the ball that comes from a missed shot

jump ball

start of the game- one player from each team jumps to get possession of the ball


to try and give your opponent a disadvantage physically


taking steps without dribbling

free throw

after a foul a player is given a free throw shot because of the disadvantage, 1 point is awarded

back court

area from mid court back

technical foul

violation, 1 free throw

personal foul

the fifth and final foul of that player and he or she is disqualified

fast break

when the offensive team quickly gains possession of the ball


an offencsive foul that occers when a player runs into one of the opposing team that is stationary


when a player holds the ball so tht the other team cannot get it


either a 2 handed dribble or when a played starts dribbling, stops, and then starts again instead of passing or shooting

bounce, chest, overhead, baseball

four types of passes

set, jump, hook, lay up

four types of shots

offensive team

has possession of the ball

defensive team

blocking the team with possession

calf, quadricep, triceps, biceps, deltoid,

what muscles are used to play basket ball?

yes because it doesnt matter how you play

is basketball good for all ages?

yes because it gets you breathing heavy and gets your heart rate up

is basketball a good cardiovascular? why or why not?

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