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Collegiate and High School is 5 fouls........NBA is 6 fouls
That depends on what league you are referring too. In high school, NCAA Basketball, Euro League (I believe), and FIBA Basketball, if a player receives 5 fouls, he's fouled out of the game. However in the NBA/NBA Development League (D-League), if a player receives 6 they get fouled out.

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How many fouls are allowed per basketball game?

A player only has up to five fouls from high school up to college, and the NBA allows six fouls before fouling out. A team; however, may foul as many times as they want, granted they have the players to do so. In my experience,only 5 fouls are allowed per basketball game. If you have 3, your coach may call a time-out and tell you to be careful. If you have 4 fouls, it is most likely that you will be taken out of the game unless there is not a large amount of time left in the game. 5 fouls are allowed in anything up to and including college. In the NBA, players are allowed 6. Five is the limit in international play.

What is the foul system in basketball?

In the NBA you are allowed 6 personal fouls before being disqualified from the game. In high school, college, and international games it's 5 fouls before being disqualified.

What happens if the basketball players exceed their limit of fouls?

normaly they get kicked out of the game

What happens when a player in basketball has 2 personal fouls?

That would depend on what time of the game it was. If a player was charged with their second personal foul early in the game, say within the first five minutes, the coach would probably replace the player so as to keep the player from picking up more fouls and increasing the risk of disqualification from the game. But if it was in the middle of the game or late in the game, chances are the player would continue to play.

When did the nba change from 5 fouls to 6 fouls for elimination from the game?


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