High School Basketball Basics

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This test is designed to gage your understanding of basketball basics at the high school level.

  • 1
    When playing man to man defence and you are only one pass away what hand needs to be in the passing lane?
    Left Hand
    Both Hands
    Right Hand
    Ball Side Hand
    No Hands
  • 2
    Define boxing out.
    Getting in front of the other player and forcing them away from the hoop.
    Getting in front of the other player and jumping.
    Going for the rebound and then shooting if you get the ball.
    Getting in front of the other player and going towards the hoop.
    Having a boxing match outside so you don't break your mom's lamp.
  • 3
    What statement best describes a motion offence.
    An offence that uses both sides of the floor with the players having constant movement.
    A set play like Razor to get a quick bucket.
    An offence that has everyone standing around except who has the ball.
    An offence that uses only one side of the floor with the players having constant movement.
    An offence ran only against a zone defence.
  • 4
    When using a diamond press what is the main responsibilities of the wings?
    Steal the inbound pass.
    Hustle back on defense.
    Foul who ever comes by them.
    Cut off side line, Trap, Cover In bounder.
    Guard the area only in front of them.
  • 5
    What are the three options a player has in the triple threat position?
    Shoot, Dunk, Foul
    Shoot, Dribble, Double Dribble
    Shoot, Dribble, Pass
    Travel, Dribble, Pass
    Call Timeout, Shoot, Pass
  • 6
    When someone is passing you the ball what is the first thing you want to do?
    Try to score.
    Catch the ball.
    Come to the pass.
    Juke the defence.
    Call timeout.
  • 7
    On defensive play number 7 what is the responsibility of the bottom person.
    Force them baseline.
    Steal the ball.
    Cut off baseline.
    Foul to stop the clock.
    Play them straight up.
  • 8
    There are less than 2 minutes to go in the game and you are down by 8, what defence should you be in?
    12
    5
    7
    6
  • 9
    The best way to break a press is to
    Pass the ball to the middle
    Hold the ball for 10 seconds.
    Call timeout.
    Through the ball deep.
    Dribble up the sideline
  • 10
    The quickest way to get the ball up the floor is to
    Shoot it
    Pass it
    Travel
    Dribble it
    Call timeout.