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

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Q: Can you call a timeout at youth basketball game on defense?
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Can you call a timeout on defense in college basketball?

No. You can only do it on offense.

Can you call a timeout on defense in high school basketball?

No, the only times where one can call a timeout is when their team has possession of the ball or when there is a dead ball, which means the clock is stopped (out of bounds, foul called, etc.).

Can you call a timeout after regulation time has expired in a basketball game?

You can call a timeout whenever you would like to.

Can you call timeout after four seconds when inbounding the basketball?

No you can't.

Can an assistant coach call a timeout in a high school basketball game?

Yes, the assistant can call a timeout, players on the court can also call timeouts.

What happens if you call a timeout but you have none left in college basketball?

technical foul

What happens if you call a timeout but you have none left in high school basketball?

they will give you a penalty

Who can call timeout in NBA games?

The coach can call a timeout

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.

How long is a timeout in NCAA mens basketball?

a team can call 20 second timeouts or 1 minute timeouts (full)

After a team successfully scores a field goal in basketball can they quickly call a timeout before the other team inbounds the ball?


Why do they call timeouts in a basketball game?

Coaches or players call timeouts for several reasons. One common reason to call a timeout is to change the momentum of the game. If an opposing player is getting in three-pointer after three-pointer, you might want to call a timeout and hope it disrupts his hot streak. Another reason is to substitute players in. When you want to substitute a player in, the player won't be able to go in until game play stops. Timeouts can do stop a game. Also, another reason to call a timeout is for the coach to tell the players something he wants to say. For example, a coach might call a timeout to tell the players to stop being weak on defense, or to draw up a play when the game is on the line.

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