In high school and college basketball, there is a jump ball only at the beginning of the game and then only if the game goes to overtime would there be another jump ball. For every dual possesion call, the officials use an alternating possesion arrow to determine who gets the ball. The NBA has a much better rule in my opinion.
Jump-Ball Restrictions. Jumpers must have both feet inside the circle and are not allowed to touch or tap the ball until it has reached its peak. The ball is automatically awarded to the opposing team if a player taps the ball twice, leaves his half of the circle before the ball has been tapped or taps the ball to himself.
10. It is a jump ball (AP Arrow) when the ball lodges on or in the basket support. If it happens during a throw‐in or free throw, violation. 11. Striking the ball handler or shooter on the hand, while holding the ball, is not a foul – no matter how noisy or how much it hurts!
A jump ball is when an official throws the ball up in the air to start or restart play and two opposing players then attempt to gain control of the ball. Any re-jump in high school has to be by the players who were involved before establishing team control. In college, any two players can do the re-jump.
1 . . . For any jump ball, each jumper shall have both feet within that half of the center restraining circle which is farther from his/her basket. ART. 2 . . . When the official is ready and until the ball is tossed, nonjumpers shall not: a. Move onto the center restraining circle. b.
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jump ball, throw-in or free throw. It is not possible for a player to travel during a dribble. The only infractions for which points are awarded are goaltending by the defense or basket interference at the opponent’s basket. There are three types of violations – and each has its own penalty. A ball in flight has the same relationship to front court or
No player on offensive team, with or without ball, could stay in lane more than 3 seconds . Number of team timeouts increased from 3 to 4 . Center jump after each basket eliminated . Defensive player prohibited from touching basket while ball was on the rim . Basketball without laces made legal
Whenever such a jump ball situation occurs, possession of the ball is awarded to the team that is moving in the direction of the possession arrow on offense. The arrow then swaps to point to the other team. At the start of the game, the arrow points to the team that lost the opening tip.