Basketball

By: Romil P.

Dribbling

When you are dribbling you should dribble with your fingertips. This will give you more control with the ball. Also, while dribbling you should dribble the ball low and keep your hand on the top of the ball while dribbling, dribbling it at the side of the ball might be called a carry.

Shooting

When shooting you should have your dominant hand on the top of the basketball and you non-dominant hand at the side of the ball as a guide hand
Tips, Skills, and Drills: Passing

Point guard. Shooting Guard, and Small Forward

The point guard is usually the smallest player on the team. The point guard needs to be able to pass the ball really good and be able to dribble the ball good. Also, the point guard needs to be able to shoot the ball somewhat good. The shooting guard is usually the second smallest player on the team. For this position you have to be able to shoot the ball really good and be able to dribble and pass pretty good. The small forward is usually the third tallest on the team. For this position you have to be able to play defense good and be able to shoot better than the power forward and you need to be able to drive the ball to the basket.

Power Forward and Center

The power forward is usually the second tallest on the team. For this position you have to be physical and have to be able to shoot the ball from the middle and close to the basket. The center is the tallest on the team. For this position you need to be able to rebound the ball good, shoot the ball from close distances and be able to play good defense.

Some Rules and fouls

Traveling- Take more than 2 steps without dribbling the ball

Double Dribble- Stop dribbling and then start dribbling again

3 in the key- Can't stay in the painted area for longer than 3 seconds at a time

Goaltending- Can''t touch the shot if it is on its way down.

Shooting foul- When defender makes contact with the person that's shooting, if this foul happens the person who gets fouled will shoot 2 or 3 free throws depending on where they shot the ball from

Reach in- When the defender makes contact with the dribbler when trying to steal the ball