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Q: Can a basketball player throw the basketball up in the air before free throw shooting?
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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.


Is a player allowed to jump while shooting a free throw in men's basketball?

No, your feet must stay planted behind the free throw line.


How many seconds are allowed at the foul line when shooting a free throw in basketball?

A player has 10 seconds to shoot a free throw from the foul line.


How is a free throw executed in basketball?

When someone fouls a person who is shooting gets a free throw.


How do you get a fieldgoal in basketball?

You score points by shooting it in the basket (not a free throw).


What are you doing when you throw the basketball toward the hoop?

Shooting, or taking a shot.


What is lane shooting in basketball?

In basketball, lane shooting is taking shots from inside the free throw lane. This is usually difficult because of the number of defenders.


In basketball what is given if a player is fouled in the key area whilst in the process of shooting?

if the player scores then he is awarded one free throw. If he misses then it is two free throws


Does the weight of the basketball affect free throws?

yes, the weight of a basketball does affect free throws because while shooting a free throw you have a routine for every opportunity of shooting a free throw and if have a basketball that has different weight then your other basketball then you will end up short or long.


What does shoot mean in basketball terms?

To throw the basketball towards the hoop. This is usually called shooting, or taking a shot.


Is in every basketball foul under the basket a free throw?

only if the offensive player is in the act of shooting when fouled, or if the defensive team is over the foul limit when they foul the offensive player.


What should you do to make the basketball team if you're a beginner?

Practice on shooting months before the tryouts. And throw in some weights while your at it to get strong. Practice on your shooting and lay ups/ Free pointers and you will do just fine.

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