Goaltending my friend, or basket interference. Either way, it is very much illegal
The board above the basket is called the backboard.
In order to dunk a basketball, you have to first be able to jump high enough to be able to get your hand above the rim of the basket. Dunking, then, is forcing the ball down through the basket from above as opposed to shooting a basket which involves arcing the ball up and into the basket from below.
To score points by putting a ball through the opposition's hoop (know as a basket) that is 10 feet above the floor.
A basketball play in which a leaping player catches a pass above the basket and immediately dunks the ball. It is also a comic strip.
It is called contending
none of the above
In the NBA, the hoop is 10 feet above the ground.