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?
    Ball Side Hand
    Both Hands
    No Hands
    Left 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.
    Getting in front of the other player and going towards the hoop.
    Getting in front of the other player and jumping.
    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 has everyone standing around except who has the ball.
    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.
    An offence that uses both sides 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?
    Cut off side line, Trap, Cover In bounder.
    Foul who ever comes by them.
    Steal the inbound pass.
    Guard the area only in front of them.
    Hustle back on defense.
  • 5
    What are the three options a player has in the triple threat position?
    Shoot, Dunk, Foul
    Call Timeout, Shoot, Pass
    Shoot, Dribble, Double Dribble
    Travel, Dribble, Pass
    Shoot, Dribble, Pass
  • 6
    When someone is passing you the ball what is the first thing you want to do?
    Try to score.
    Come to the pass.
    Call timeout.
    Catch the ball.
    Juke the defence.
  • 7
    On defensive play number 7 what is the responsibility of the bottom person.
    Foul to stop the clock.
    Steal the ball.
    Force them baseline.
    Play them straight up.
    Cut off 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?
    5
    6
    12
    7
  • 9
    The best way to break a press is to
    Hold the ball for 10 seconds.
    Through the ball deep.
    Dribble up the sideline
    Call timeout.
    Pass the ball to the middle
  • 10
    The quickest way to get the ball up the floor is to
    Dribble it
    Call timeout.
    Shoot it
    Travel
    Pass it