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All players in Basketball play both offense and defense.

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What happens when an offensive player charges a defensive player already in stance but the defensive player doesn't fall down is this a foul on the offensive player or a foul on the defensive?

This is a foul on the offensive player. The defensive player does not have to fall down in order to get a charge called

Is a charge a foul on an offensive or defensive player?


When is a free throw awarded?

A free throw is awarded when a defensive player makes a foul upon an offensive player when the offensive player is attempting to shoot. A foul is given if a defensive player: - takes hold of an offensive player - pushes an offensive player - hits an offensive player

Whats a nose guard in football?

A Nose guard or nose tackle is a defensive lineman who lines up between the defensive ends and over the center of the offensive line.

What is base runner interference?

Base runner interference occurs whenever a player on base (offensive player) impedes the play of a defensive player. There are several ways to impede a defensive player. 1. The offensive player physically blocks, holds or collides with a defensive player. (There are exceptions to this rule, such as when the offensive player is trying to safely reach a base.) 2. The offensive player touches a batted ball while it is in play. 3. The offensive player blocks the throw of a defensive player when trying to throw the ball to another defensive player. The throw is blocked if it hits the offensive player. Interference is called by an umpire. The interfering player is out and play stops.

Is it a foul when a offensive player bump defensive player?


What does charging mean in basketball?

when an offensive player knocks down a defensive player while the offensive player is dribbling

Can a defensive player go out of bounds then tackle offensive player?

Yes he can.

Can a defensive player grab an offensive player by the jersey?

sometimes, it depends where

Should you play defensive tackle in highs chool at 283lbs and 5'9?

Defensive Tackle, Noseguard and Offensive Guard are great positions for your build.

What is a defensive 3 second call in the nba?

When a defensive player is in the paint for 3 seconds without an offensive player around him.

In basketball what is the distance a defensive player has to give the offensive player throwing the ball in from out of bounds?

The defensive player just has to be on the inbounds part of the court. As long as they do not break the plane or touch the offensive player they are in a legal position.