The NBA and USA Basketball have adopted FIBA (International Basketball Federation) rules for ...
USA Basketball and the NBA have adopted FIBA (International Basketball Federation) rules for the grades 9-12 age- segment and created progressive sets of rules and standards for younger age segments (ages 14 and under). Where a specific rule or standard is not explicitly indicated, the recommendation is to follow official FIBA rules. USA Basketball and the NBA will utilize these playing rules and standards in all events and competitions they may host.
You need to keep yourself and the ball inside the playing area (player out of bounds & ball out of bounds rule). You cannot walk or run while holding the ball; so in order to move on court you must dribble (travelling rule). You cannot dribble with two hands at the same time or dribble again after catching the ball (illegal dribble).
The referee shall be judge of the ball and shall decide when the ball is in play, in bounds, to which side it belongs, and shall keep the time. He shall decide when a goal has been made, and keep account of the goals with any other duties that are usually performed by a referee. 12.
The distance of the point on the floor from the inner edge of the midpoint of the endline is 1.575- m. The arc is joined to the parallel lines. The 3-point line is not part of the 3-point field goal area. 2.4.5 Team bench areas The team bench areas shall be marked outside the playing court limited by 2 lines as in.
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.