There are five players on the court from each team at the start of a basketball game.
Each team fields 5 players in a traditional basketball game. This means that there are 10 players total on the court at any one time.
During a regulation basketball game, only 5 players from each team can be on the court at a time. Each team carries 12 players on their roster for each game, so technically, a total of 24 players could potentially play in a basketball game, but only 10 at a time.
In a normally game of basketball there are 5 players on the court from each team equally to 10 altogether.
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