Two teams of maximum 12 players, with a maximum of five players of each team on the court at any time. If the scores are tied, overtime periods of five minutes will be played until one team has more points than the other at the end of the 5-minute period. The ball may either be passed from one player to another, or dribbled by a player from one point to another bounced while walking or running. Once the team in possession of the ball has passed the half-court line, it may not cross back over the line with the ball. Additionally, offensive players may not remain within the restricted area key for more than three consecutive seconds. A personal foul occurs when there is illegal contact between two opponents.
Clock continually run till it hit 1 minute of the 2nd quarter of the game stop clock in bound and fouls accure player has five seconds to pass the ball to a teammate once the referee hands him the ball on an in-bounds play. The team bringing the ball up court has 10 seconds to get over the half-court line or it is a violation as well. Both of these result in a change of possession to the other team. Each team has a 5 timeouts from 1st to 2nd quarter timeouts will carry over till the end of the game. Examples if you use 1 time for 1st half then you will still have 4 remaining till the game end. Any kind of illegal physical contact between players is considered a personal foul in basketball. A foul can be called for hitting, pushing, slapping or holding an opponent.
January 29, PDF Copy. Please read and understand the following rules.
Amateur basketball includes everything from college basketball to city programs that introduce the game to young kids. The rules in place in middle schools, AAU basketball and recreational leagues all follow the guidelines put in place for the college and high school games. The regulation basketball court is 94 feet long and 50 feet wide. The free-throw line is 15 feet from the rim, and the lane area is 12 feet wide by 19 feet deep.