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
    No Hands
    Both Hands
    Right Hand
    Left Hand
  • 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.
    Having a boxing match outside so you don't break your mom's lamp.
    Getting in front of the other player and going towards the hoop.
  • 3
    What statement best describes a motion offence.
    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.
    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.
  • 4
    When using a diamond press what is the main responsibilities of the wings?
    Guard the area only in front of them.
    Cut off side line, Trap, Cover In bounder.
    Steal the inbound pass.
    Hustle back on defense.
    Foul who ever comes by them.
  • 5
    What are the three options a player has in the triple threat position?
    Travel, Dribble, Pass
    Shoot, Dribble, Pass
    Call Timeout, Shoot, Pass
    Shoot, Dunk, Foul
    Shoot, Dribble, Double Dribble
  • 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.
    Cut off baseline.
    Foul to stop the clock.
    Force them baseline.
    Steal the ball.
    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
    6
    12
    5
  • 9
    The best way to break a press is to
    Dribble up the sideline
    Call timeout.
    Pass the ball to the middle
    Hold the ball for 10 seconds.
    Through the ball deep.
  • 10
    The quickest way to get the ball up the floor is to
    Call timeout.
    Travel
    Shoot it
    Dribble it
    Pass it

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