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Q: Can basketball go through the bottom of the rim for 2 points?
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If a basketball crosses the rim and comes out is it a point?

No. It has to go all the way through the hoop and come out through the bottom of the net in order to receive any points.

What is the iron hoop through which points are scored during a basketball game sometimes called?


What is a basketball net?

a basketball net is the net hanging from the bottom of the rim on the basketball hoop

What is the height of a basketball rink?

There is no rink in basketball. The rim, or hoop, that the players shoot the ball through to score points is hung at a height of 10 feet from the ground.

When measuring the height of a basketball rim do you measure from the top or bottom of the rim to the floor?


Does it count shooting through the bottom of the hoop?

Not for points, however, keep in mind the ball is still live when it comes off/out of the rim.

What is a 'swish' in basketball?

== == When someone shoots the basketball and it goes through the net with out touching the rim

Will a size 5 basketball fit through a 14 inch basketball rim?

It should fit.

What was used for the first basketball rim?

Basketball was originally played with a peach basket without the bottom hense the name "basket"ball

If the basketball is above the rim and the rim is pulled down and snaps back up and then the ball goes through the hoop is this legal?


Where does the hoop in basketball sit on the board?

The rim is placed at the bottom of the front face of the backboard, and is projected 15cm forward.

Can two basketballs go through one basketball rim at the same time?


What is size of standard basketball rim?

The diameter of a standard basketball rim is 18 inches.

How far is it from the rim to the ground on a basketball goal?

The basketball rim is ten feet from the ground.

What is a basketball rim used for?

A basketball rim is used for knowing how far you can shoot a basketball into the basketball hoop. It also determines your accuracy and stamina with the sport.

What is a Dunk in basketball?

When a player grabs the ball and touches the rim and puts the ball in the basket which is worth 2 points a dunk

How much space is left when a basketball passes through an official NBA basketball rim?

the siz e of my mouth precisley 1 inch

What is the circumference of the basketball rim?

A basketball rim's circumference is 62 inches. Its diameter is twice the ball's diameter or 18 inches.

What is the height to the bottom of the basketball net?

the height of the rim is 10 ft. nets vary in length due to different manufactures and styles.

What is it called when a player's hand is above the rim when the ball is slammed through the basketball hoop?

Slam dunk

What is the height of a basketball ring?

1: its called a rim 2: the rim on a regulation basketball hoop is 10 feet

What is the rim in basketball?

The rim is the circular hoop attached perpendicularly to the backboard. The rim is usually painted orange and is made of iron. When the game first originated, a basket was used instead of a rim, which is why it is called 'basketball'.

What is the width of basketball rim?

The diameter of the rim is 18 inches.

What is the height of the basketball rim?

the basketball heightis Harvey

What is the rim in basketball attached to?

On a standard basketball net, the rim is attached perpendicularly to the backboard, which is usually white (or clear) in colour.