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