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
    Right Hand
    No Hands
    Ball Side Hand
    Both Hands
  • 2
    Define boxing out.
    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 forcing them away from the hoop.
    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 ran only against a zone defence.
    An offence that has everyone standing around except who has the ball.
    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 uses only one side of the floor with the players having constant movement.
  • 4
    When using a diamond press what is the main responsibilities of the wings?
    Guard the area only in front of them.
    Steal the inbound pass.
    Foul who ever comes by them.
    Cut off side line, Trap, Cover In bounder.
    Hustle back on defense.
  • 5
    What are the three options a player has in the triple threat position?
    Travel, Dribble, Pass
    Shoot, Dunk, Foul
    Call Timeout, Shoot, Pass
    Shoot, Dribble, Pass
    Shoot, Dribble, Double Dribble
  • 6
    When someone is passing you the ball what is the first thing you want to do?
    Come to the pass.
    Catch the ball.
    Call timeout.
    Try to score.
    Juke the defence.
  • 7
    On defensive play number 7 what is the responsibility of the bottom person.
    Cut off baseline.
    Foul to stop the clock.
    Steal the ball.
    Play them straight up.
    Force them baseline.
  • 8
    There are less than 2 minutes to go in the game and you are down by 8, what defence should you be in?
    6
    7
    5
    12
  • 9
    The best way to break a press is to
    Through the ball deep.
    Hold the ball for 10 seconds.
    Call timeout.
    Pass the ball to the middle
    Dribble up the sideline
  • 10
    The quickest way to get the ball up the floor is to
    Call timeout.
    Pass it
    Dribble it
    Shoot it
    Travel

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