Rules and Basketball Court

If you love the game of basketball and play or watch it’s important to know how to play basketball. It’s also important to know the rules of basketball. In this website we will look at everything basketball related so you can improve your game and understand basketball.

How to play basketball:

Basketball is made up of two teams with 12 players in each team. Five players are allowed on the court at anytime and unlimited substitutions can be made throughout the game when the play is stopped.

Jumping high is a great skill to have in basketball. If you want to learn how to jump higher they have a great jump program!

The rules of basketball:

The rules of basketball can be a bit confusing if you have never played before. It’s supposed to be a non-contact sport but you will see a lot of contact throughout the game. It depends on how severe the contact is weather the ref will call a foul or not. Players have to bounce the ball with one hand and when they pick the ball up the can pass or shoot.

Basketball court:

ncaabasketballcourtThis picture is of an NCAA college court. Most courts are the same as this. Be careful if your watching NBA because the rules are slightly different to any other basketball game.