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depends on what level In most levels the limit is five seconds.

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How many seconds in basketball are you allowed in the key?

While one team has possession of the ball, a player is called for an infraction if he/she is in the key for 3 seconds. If there is a loose ball or a rebound, players may be in the key for as long as it takes for the ball to be rebounded or possessed.


How many seconds does a basketball player have to get the ball across the half court line?

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How many seconds does a basketball player have to inbound the ball?

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How is technology used in basketball?

the cameras that record the games, the timers that count down the seconds a player is allowed to keep the ball, you can also replay the action if the refs are unsure about a play.


How many seconds does the player in a basketball game get to throw the ball in bounds after it has been scored?

5 seconds


What is the longest amount time a player should keep possession of the ball in basketball before passing to a teammate?

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How many seconds should it take inbound a basketball and make a basket?

A player has five seconds to inbound the ball, if he/she has not inbound the ball in five seconds, it's a "turnover" the other team gets the ball.


Can a basketball player through the ball up in the air before foul shooting?

No, a basketball player is not allowed to throw the ball up in the air before attempting their foul shot. Players are able to do any preparation that will help them, but are not allowed to release the ball into the air before shooting.


How long can a basketball player keep the ball in their hands?

He can keep it for 3-5 seconds.


Are you allowed to hit the ball out of someones hands in basketball?

Yes, as long as you do not make contact with the player themselves.


How many seconds are allowed at foul line to attempt a foul shot?

In the NBA as well as all other levels of basketball in the United States, the shooter must release the ball within ten seconds. However, in European Basketball and FIBA, the shooter has five seconds.


Am I allowed to knock the ball out of another player's hands while playing basketball?

Yes That IS Called stealing the ball out of somebody's hand


Is a basketball player allowed to save a ball from going out of bounds by throwing the ball to himself?

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What is the 5 seconds regulation for basketball?

In basketball people have 5 seconds to take the ball out of bounds.


How much time does a team have to bring the ball from there back court to the front court?

In the game of basketball, the player has five seconds to bring the ball from the backcourt to the frontcourt. Additionally, each player cannot hold onto the ball for more than five seconds at a time, without passing.


How long can a basketball player keep the ball in his hands without dribbling?

Professionally , 24 seconds before a holding penalty , and 30 seconds in College play.


How long does a basketball player get to dribble the ball in the back court?

In the NBA the player has 8 seconds to cross the back court. In college it's 10.


In basketball How many seconds do you have to inbound the ball?

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How many seconds do you have to get the basketball across half court in professional basketball?

Eight seconds, as opposed to ten seconds in college ball.


How many seconds to throw in the ball in basketball?

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When does a jump ball occur in basketball?

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When the ball is inbounded in basketball and the player lets it bounce when does the five seconds to inbound the ball end?

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What is the 24 seconds rule in basketball?

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How long is a high school player allowed to hold the ball before having a clock violation?

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