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No you've gotta have the ball

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Q: Can you call a time out in basketball if your team does not have the ball?
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When can you call a time out in basketball?

A coach can only call time out when his team has the ball, he cannot call it once the other team has it. A player can also call time out.

Can bench call a time out in basketball?

Yes the bench can call time out as long as their team is in possession of the ball

Can you call time out in basketball when the ball is loose?


When can a player call timeout in a basketball game?

Anytime the team possesing the ball wants to as long as they have time outs left.

When can you call a time out?

As far as college ball and the NBA are concerned, a team may call a time out when they are in possession of the ball or during a dead ball. A team may not call time out when they are on defense.

Can only the captain of a basketball team call timeouts?

Generally speaking, no. The rules change a little from place to place, but in most professional basketball leagues all players on the court can call a time-out if theur team is in posetion of the ball.

Can a team call back to back time outs in basketball?


What is the rule for a kicked ball in basketball?

you cannot kick the basketball. if someone on your team kicks it then it goes to the other team. it is a complete turnover that wastes your time

Can you call a timeout at youth basketball game on defense?

yes. but only on a dead ball. You can't call a defensive time out when the ball is in play.

When can a time out be called in basketball?

A time out can be called after the first free throw in a two free throw situation, during live play (when the team has the ball- if the other team has the ball, you cannot call a time out), after the last free throw, and at any other stoppage of play (blood on the floor, official mistake, etc.).

How many successive time outs can a team call in basketball?

each team can only take 6 time outs per game.

How long are most high school basketball courts?

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