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The three basic are center, forward and guard. With the terminology of a particular system, these positions can be referred to differently.

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Q: What are the three key posistions in basketball?
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How do you get three points in basketball?

If it is outside the key you get three points.

How long can you spend in the key in basketball?

if your on offense then you can only be in the key for three seconds

How many seconds are you allowed in the key in basketball?

Three Seconds

How long can an offense player be in the key in basketball?

In the NBA, they can only stay in the key for three seconds.

What is High school basketball three second rule?

the three second rule doesn't only apply to high school basketball, it applys to any basketball (including the NBA). The three second rule is when three seconds have been spent in the 'key' consecutively without exiting and re-entering the key. In which case, this is a turnover

Where is the key located in basketball?

The top of the key touches the top of the three point line, it goes down to the endline.

What shape is the key in basketball?

the shape of the key on a basketball court is a semicircle

How long is a high school three pointer in basketball?

There is the key which is where the hoop is and its like and arch you stand on the line near the end of the key

What are the three three-second areas on a basketball court?

base line and paint (the pain is the key area around the basket(usually red)

What are the parts of a basketball court?

The parts of the basketball court are: the three-point line, the key, the base line, the free throw line, the sideline and the half-court line.

In basketball is there ever a time when you can be in the key for longer than three seconds?

Yes, on defense you can be in the key for longer than three seconds but in some leagues like the NBA you have to be an arms length of an Offensive player.

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