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One type of penalty is when a defensive player hits the hand of the shooter when shooting, or travel when you take to many steps before bouncing the Basketball.

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A technical foul will be charged

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None. A basketball team can have as many players as it wants to have, provided that it has enough jerseys.

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the opponent has two free throw shots and has a chance to score twice

Using your body to block a defender in basketball is called?

it is called a penalty or just dim wit

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the other team gets the ball or there is a technical or a free throw

Do basketball players dribbles with both hands?

Basketball players do not dribble with both hands on the ball at the same time. Doing so would result in a penalty.

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the other team gets the ball

What is the penalty if a player commits a foul when his team is in possession of the basketball?

the ball is turned over to the other team

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In the NBA they are now fined for flopping if it is determined from the video which the league watches after the fact. But no in game penalty.

What changes have there been to the original basketball rules?

now there is more fouling and penalty calls. you are now allowed to dribble

In basketball what is the penalty called when you run with the ball in your hand?

Two steps or more without dribbling is called travelling