Can there be offensive goaltending

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What is a illegal rejection in basketball?

An illegal rejection in basketball occurs when a defensive player blocks or swats away a shot after it has hit the backboard or is on its way down towards the basket. This is known as goaltending and results in the basket being automatically counted for the offensive team.

What sport is goaltending illegal?


If goaltending is illegal?

In basketball yes, in hockey no.

What is it called when a person touches the ball while in the hoop?

Goaltending: A referee calls goaltending when a defensive player illegally interferes with a shot. If the defensive player touches the ball as it makes its downward path to the basket, touches the ball while it is on the rim, or touches the rim or net itself as the ball is being shot, the offensive team receives the basket

If you shoot the ball and it is deflected after it hits the backboard but is still on its way up is this goaltending?

As far as NBA rules go, yes. If a ball is touched after it has touched any part of the backboard above ring level, it is considered goaltending regardless of whether the ball is on its upward or downward flight. If the ball touches the backboard below ring level and is touched on its upward flight, it is considered goaltending; downward flight, no goaltending. Of course, the official also has to rule that the ball would have had a chance of going through the ring for goaltending to be called.

How do you prevent injuries while goaltending in lacrosse?

Wear a good cupWear a good pair of goaltending glovesif you are bruised by a ball, go see a athletic trainer and get iced

If a ball hits the backboard and then blocked is it goaltending?


What is the point of calling offensive goaltending in the NBA considering the point of the game is to get the ball through the hoop?

because otherwise each team might just leave a player permanantly in that area, and the game would just turn into a race to get the ball to each of these people to get easy baskets, and that would be a game nobody skill involved! its like 'offside' in soccer! That doesn't make any sense. That's why they have "3 in the key". offensive goaltending has nothing to do with standing under the basket while the other team is on defence.

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