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Q: Can you score on a jump ball in the NBA?
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Words in basketball that start with j?

· jump ball · jump shot · Jazz - Utah Jazz (NBA)

What is better NBA or WWE?

The NBA is better because the players are much taller, and because they have a ball. The WWE, on the other hand, does not have a ball. This makes it very difficult for them to score points. Therefore, the NBA is very good.

When does a jump ball occur in basketball?

At the beginning of the game in the NBA. In all basketball games, at the start of the game. In an NBA Game, the jump ball is also used during a "held ball" situation----both teams have a player holding the ball at the same time for about three seconds.

Was there ever a jump ball after each score?

In the early days of basketball teams used a jump ball to determine possession after each scored basket. This rule was changed in the 1930s to the current method of the defending team taking possession and throwing the ball in bounds after a score.

Does nba preseason nba count nba score?

Yes they score in the NBA preseason. Every basketball game that has played has a score

What is bigger NBA ball or NCAA ball?


What does the b on a high school basketball score board mean?

If there is a "jump" ball..whatever team has the "B" lit get possession. You will notice after that happens the "B" will light up for the team that did not get the ball.

How is a jump ball executed?

In college and below when a jump ball occurs there is a possession indicator on the scoreboard, once the jumpball occurs which ever way the indicator points is who gets the ball. The possession changes every time this happens. In the NBA when a jump ball occurs, the two players involved have to do a jump ball at the free throw line.

What happens in basketball when someone pushes another player?

after about 2 seconds the refs will blow the whistle and hold 2 thumbs up. that means "jump ball" and no they don't chuck it up in the air like they do at the start but whatever team last had possession from a jump ball the other team will now get get hope this helps

Can a jump ball be re done?

It is possibly for a jump ball to be re done, but it has to be in emergency situations for example, when they do the jump ball and the lights go out, they will redo the jump.

Does a ball jump higher on grass or on dirt?

a ball can't jump

What is Jump Ball Area?

The jump ball area is in the centre of the basketball court.