If the Basketball touches the side of, or goes over, the backboard, then the ball is called out of bounds and the play is called dead.
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.
Yes, the backboard or any supports are considered out of bounds.
Sure you can shoot the ball over the backboard but it will be out of bounds and the other team will get posession.
Out of bounds, same if it hits the very top or back of the backboard!
Only if it stays there. If it comes down inside the lines, then it's still in play. If the ball touches the very top of the backboard it is considered and declared out of bounds to most referees.
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.
15 feet from the backboard or 19 feet from the out of bounds line.
Yes, it is out of bounds.
as log as the player's feet remain in bounds and the ball is not obstructed by the shot clock or the top of the backboard the basked is legal.