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In sports, out of bounds (or out-of-bounds) refers to being outside the playing boundaries of the field. Due to the chaotic nature of play, it is normal in many sports for players and/or the ball to go out of bounds frequently during a game. The lega
BASKETBALL SUBSTITUTION ROTATION RULES: The game allows an unlimited number of substitutions but there are clear procedures that substitutes must follow. The guidelines for substituting players help to eliminate confusion in the game because there ar
First off, NBA teams (at least) do very frequently take 3 point shots. The median team this year takes about 22 3 point shots per game, making about 35% of them, so around 23 points out of 100 in a game (per team) are scored by the 3 point basket. Se
First, the three-point line was introduced in the NBA for the 1979-1980 season(1). Therefore, every game before that season did not include a single three-pointer. Does someone [know] of an example of [an] NBA game in which one team did not score
In basketball, free throws or foul shots are unopposed attempts to score points from a restricted area on the court (the free throw line; informally known as the foul line or the charity stripe), and are generally awarded after a foul on the shooter
1 Perform the "Stop and Go". For this move, the key is simply a change of pace. Jog slowly with the ball almost to the point of stopping
NBA basketball can be a very strategic game. Here are some of the frequently asked questions about hoops strategies. TimeoutsFoulsDefensive StrategiesOffensive StrategiesNear the End of the Game Timeouts How many timeouts does each team get in a regu
Yes, in the NCAA when the ball is shot, after it has left the hand of the shooter, it is in possession of neither team. Therefore anyone, including the shooter, can catch the ball, resume dribbling or pass/shoot. The referee must determine that it wa
Tim Donaghy, a former NBA referee, wrote a book titled Personal Foul (it was originally titled Blowing the Whistle but was renamed after he had to find another publisher). Deadspin published some excerpts from the book. Donaghy wrote that the fans pa
I can answer this for the "usual" case. People do all sorts of weird things in sports wagering and the ilk; but the 95% case is here. The eight teams you reference are the First Four