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How many meters is the backboard for basketball off the ground?

The rim of the basket is 3.05 metres off the ground. The size of the backboard is approx 1.8 metres by 1.1 metres: it may be varied. As a result, its height off the ground is not strictly regulated.


What is rebounding in basketball?

If the ball bounces off the backboard or rim and you catch it before it hits the ground it counts as a rebound.


Is passing off the backboard in basketball illegal?

no it is encouraged


Are you more likely to swish hit off backboard or miss on a free throw in basketball?

hit off backboard


How tall is a basketball rim off the ground?

10 feet


What is the shot called when a basketball is banked off the backboard?

Layup.


Can a pass be made off the basketball backboard to another teammate?

Yes.


Can you shoot a basketball more accurately with or without the backboard?

You can hit a shot off of the backboard and into the hoop, but you can't hit a shot off of air into the hoop. You can easily shoot more accurately with the backboard.


Which basketball term is defined as a shot which the ball is bounced off the backboard?

BANK SHOT


What do you call the recovery of a basketball shot that bounces off a rim or backboard?

a rebound


What is the recovering of a shot that bounces off the backboard or the rim in basketball called?

D.REBOUNDING


Is it out of bound if the ball hits the side of the backboard in basketball?

No, it is not considered out of bounds if the ball hits the side of the backboard. Unless it bounces off the side of the backboard and then out of bounds before you or someone else can catch it.


What does the term brick mean in basketball?

A brick means the ball bounced hard off of the backboard, like if you threw the basketball hard at it.


Basketball hoop hight?

basketball hoops are almost always 10 feet (3 meters) off the ground.


Type of shot where you bank the basketball off the backboard?

As far as I know, that's called a "Bank shot"


Can a basketball ricochet?

yes it can, it can ricochet off the backboard, the floor, or by accident it can ricochet off peoples faces, hands, feet, and anything else.


What is the difference between a netball hoop and a basketball hoop?

Basketball has a backboard for the ball to bounce off. Netball hoops just have a hoop no backboard. You have to be very acurate. Also in netball the diameter of the rings is 3 inches smaller.


How tall is a basketball hoop in meters?

A regulation basketball hoop stand 10 feet off the ground. If you convert this to the metric system it equals a height of 3.048 meters.


Is it legal in basketball on the second free-throw shot for the shooter to rebound the ball off the backboard?

yes but only if it hits the rim


Why is bad to have to much air pressure in a basketball?

The ball will dribble to high and out of control and if it hits rim or backboard It could bounce off


If the ball goes off the rim and over the backboard is it out of bounds?

If the ball goes off the rim and over the backboard then it is out of bounds. If it goes off the rim and hits the top of the backboard but falls back in play on the front side of the backboard, then it isn't out of bounds.


During a freethrow can you throw the Basketball against the backboard in order to get the rebound?

yes you can. in fact there is a recent, and very popular event where Kobe Bryant threw the ball off the backboard, followed it in and dunked it. i believe there is a video on youtube about it.


If a basketball player throws the ball off the backboard the ball does not hit the rim and he catches the ball is that travelling?

NO it doesn't as you are not touching the ball and moving with it in your hands


How high is the backboard on a basketball hoop in a middle school?

Throughout middle school, high school, college and professional basketball, the backboards are the same size. They are also the same distance off of the floor at 10 feet.


What is a lay up in a basketball game?

In the NBA, a layup is when the player takes FOUR steps towards the basket and leaves off one foot (usually opposite of shooting hand) and attempts to score a basket (backboard or no backboard). The term is the same in NCAA, and HS basketball just 2 steps instead of the NBA 4 stepper.