a jump ball
A basketball match has 5 players from each team at a time on the court. In the centre ring, a player from each team will begin in 'jump ball'. This means that an umpire will throw a ball up and the player doing jump ball will try to tap the ball in the air to a player from their own team. This is how it begins.
The game starts with a jump ball where both teams line-up around the center circle and one member from each team attempts to jump up and tap the ball to their team.
a ball can't jump
It is possibly for a jump ball to be re done, but it has to be in emergency situations for example, when they do the jump ball and the lights go out, they will redo the jump.
The jump ball area is in the centre of the basketball court.
1st qtr- winner of the jump ball 2nd qtr- team who lost the jump ball 3rd qtr- team who lost the jump ball 4th qtr- team who won the jump ball
What does to begin or to jump in suprise or fright mean
If they actual jump ball takes place then yes. If the jump ball results in an alternating possession then no steal is awarded.
Results in a jump ball.
The game begins by with a jump ball, the Referee tosses the ball into the air, as it comes down one player from each team jumps upward inn an attempt to tap the ball to a teammate.
Normally, the center would. But in the case of a jump ball, the player that was fighting for possession of the ball will jump.( what he said)