there are a number of terms used by referees to explain fouls
there's contact fouls
like a push (where the referee will do a pushing motion)
or a block, where the defending player will purposely block the path for the player with the ball(the referee crosses their arms across their chest and steps forward)
there are also other ones like when a defending player puts his/her arms across the offending players arms in an attempt to get the ball
its the same with shooting when you get hit in the face or something.
there is also cross-court (the referee will move their arm from side to side)which is when the player with the ball has both feet on both sides of the center lineit can also be called when the offending team takes the ball down their end and they go backwards over the center line.
there are other ones without hand movementslike when the offending player stands still without passing the ball for 8 seconds
or when a player is the the key for more than 3-5 seconds, the amount of time varies between age groups.
or when you are taking a foul/penalty shot and you either jump over the line or the ball doesnt hit the hoop it is called a violation.
hope that's helpfulthere are more terms but i cant remember them at the moment
Pass, Cut, Shoot, Cross, Deaq, Travel, Foul, Carry, Up and Down, Point Gar, Shooting Gard, power Forward, Small Forward, Sub(substitute), Couch/Captain, Or/And a made up call (for example) PP:Pass to Point Gard.
There are many terms that are used in basketball, including team, coach, and basket. Score, free throw, court, and foul are also terms that are heard in basketball.
Here are some commonly used terms:
traveling-when a person "travels", or walks, with the basketball.
j-jump shot. As in, "He hit the j!"
definitions and terms in basketball
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NBA stands for National Basketball Association.
It depends on the terms of your contract
Most valuable Player
a triple double in basketball is when a player has points scored, rebounds and assists in double digits - like 10,10,10
Those dots are not called pimples, in proffessional terms they are called "spores" and there are appoximently 3,144 on a basketball.
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