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?
    Both Hands
    Left Hand
    Right Hand
    No Hands
    Ball Side Hand
  • 2
    Define boxing out.
    Getting in front of the other player and going towards the hoop.
    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.
  • 3
    What statement best describes a motion offence.
    An offence ran only against a zone defence.
    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 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?
    Hustle back on defense.
    Steal the inbound pass.
    Guard the area only in front of them.
    Foul who ever comes by them.
    Cut off side line, Trap, Cover In bounder.
  • 5
    What are the three options a player has in the triple threat position?
    Travel, Dribble, Pass
    Shoot, Dribble, Double Dribble
    Shoot, Dunk, Foul
    Call Timeout, Shoot, Pass
    Shoot, Dribble, Pass
  • 6
    When someone is passing you the ball what is the first thing you want to do?
    Try to score.
    Juke the defence.
    Come to the pass.
    Call timeout.
    Catch the ball.
  • 7
    On defensive play number 7 what is the responsibility of the bottom person.
    Cut off baseline.
    Play them straight up.
    Steal the ball.
    Foul to stop the clock.
    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?
    7
    6
    5
    12
  • 9
    The best way to break a press is to
    Through the ball deep.
    Hold the ball for 10 seconds.
    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
    Travel
    Dribble it
    Call timeout.
    Pass it
    Shoot it

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