This type of play typically ends in a "jump ball". The level of play determines the next course of action by the ref's. In the NBA, they would literally have a "tip off" type jump ball around the free throw line. In youth leagues, they would let the possession arrow determine who gets the ball.
Point Guard (PG)
The soccer equivalent to Basketball Guards would be a Forward or a Striker.
The collective noun for basketball players is the same as a team of players; a team of basketball players.
on the Syracuse basketball team there is 18 players
Yes, there are dead basketball players.