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yes it's a foul

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Q: Is it a foul in basketball to push off of someone in a game?
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What is hacking in basketball?

It is when you foul someone non-stop. You always foul out in a baskteball game. And you always push or lke slam someone, and foul them really badly.

What is a push in basketball?

A push is called if you push another player...usually the refs call it a foul once your arm is extended.

What is an intentional foul in basketball?

Intentional foul - a personal foul which the official feels was deliberate. Two free throws are awarded, as well as a personal foul against the offender. For example someone is going for a layup and i push them against the wall. with out even trying to block there shot.

What are three common fouls committed during a basketball game?

there's the shooting foul, where someone tries to shoot and you foul them during the shot, and they get two free shots.. theres the reach in foul, where someone is dribbling and you try to steal it, and you hit their arm instead. and the blocking foul which is were someone tries to get by you and you push them with your hands or body. those are the three most popular. there is also charging, over the back, intentional, technical, probably a few more. and then their are the rules... like traveling and double dribbling and all those shananigans

Is it a foul in football if you accidentally push someone over?

Yes. Intent is not considered when determining whether a foul occurred or not.

Is it a foul if you push someone in basketball if you are playing street?

In most normal street games, fouls are eliminated from the list of rules. Some street games have fouls, but the point scale is in street. It is mostly not a foul in most street games, because fouls do not exist in most street games.

How can you foul some one in lacrosse?

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Can you make bodily contact in basketball?

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What is a foul in baketball?

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