High School Basketball Basics

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10 Questions - Developed by: Kory Fredrikson - Developed on: - 19.513 taken - User Rating: 3.09 of 5.0 - 11 Votes

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

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