if they dont touch them its neither, but if they touch its a personal The above answer is incorrect. It is a technical foul at all levels through college to face guard an opponent (except in the NBA which allows eye guarding).
Mark Price of the Cleveland Cavaliers had the highest career shooting percentage in NBA history.
In the NBA, if the shot is not made the shooter receives three free throws. If the shot is made, the shooter receives one free throw.
In the NBA as well as all other levels of basketball in the United States, the shooter must release the ball within ten seconds. However, in European Basketball and FIBA, the shooter has five seconds.
According to the page found on the NBA website at http://www.nba.com/features/misunderstoodrules_051128.html "Incidental Contact: The mere fact that contact occurs does not mean a foul has been committed. Players are allowed to contact other players when reaching for a loose ball, or when performing normal offensive and defensive movements. The hand is considered " part of the ball" when it is in contact with the ball and contact with a players hand when it is in contact with the ball is not a foul." So, as far as the NBA is concerned, the hand is part of the ball when the ball is in the other player's hand. If the ball is not in the shooter's hand, a foul could be called. Most of the questions concerning this rule occur when the offensive player is driving the basket and attempting a slam dunk. On a jump shot, once the ball leaves the shooter's hand, the hand is no longer part of the ball and a foul could be called.
Steph Curry is the best shooter in the nba currently
The best clutch shooter in the NBA is either Kobe Bryant or Kevin Durant
Ray Allen is best shooter but Kobe Bryant is the most clutch shooter