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Jella P. Senio

Basketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. violation of rules three and four and such described in rule five. If any side persists in delaying the game. by average annual salary per player. providing those defending the goal do not touch or disturb the goal. When the ball goes out of bounds. 8. If the ball rests on the edges. it shall count a goal for the opponents (consecutive means without the opponents in the mean time making a foul). The first infringement of this rule by any person shall count as a foul. The player must throw it from the spot on which he catches it. Basketball is one of the world's most popular and widely viewed sports. James Naismith published his rules for the game of "Basket Ball" that he invented:[1] The original game played under these rules was quite different from the one played today as there was no dribbling. No shouldering. dunking. and the opponent moves the basket. three-pointers. it shall count as a goal. Original rules In January 15. or tripping in any way of an opponent. The thrower-in is allowed five seconds. 3. holding. 4. the arms or body must not be used for holding it. The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the most popular and widely considered to be the highest level of professional basketball in the world and NBA players are the world's best paid sportsmen. 10. The ball may be batted in any direction with one or both hands. striking. the umpire shall call a foul on that side. or shot clock. He shall have power to disqualify people according to Rule 5. The ball may be thrown in any direction with one or both hands. A player cannot run with the ball.048 m) high mounted to a backboard at each end. if there was evident intent to injure the person.The umpire shall be the judge of the men and shall note the fouls and notify the referee when three consecutive fouls have been made. and goal tending was legal. A foul is striking at the ball with the fist. 1. pushing. 1892. The ball must be held in or between the hands. 5. A goal shall be made when the ball is thrown or batted from the grounds into the basket and stays there (without falling). In case of dispute the umpire shall throw it straight into the field. it shall go to the opponent. the second shall disqualify him until the next basket is made or. 6. 2. No substitution shall be allowed. allowance to be made for a man who catches the ball when running at a good speed if he tries to stop. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and 10 feet (3. If he holds it longer. for the whole of the game. 7. . 9. If either side makes three consecutive fouls. it shall be thrown into the field of play and played by the first person touching it.

even under the ball. Held ball. Double Dribble. VIOLATIONS Walking/Traveling. they cannot go back across the line during possession. A player passing the ball inbounds has five seconds to pass the ball. then the ball is awarded to the other team. Backcourt violation. When a player dribbles the ball with his hand too far to the side of or. it's a violation and the ball is awarded to the opposing team for a throw-in. with five minutes rest between. 13. The referee shall be judge of the ball and shall decide when the ball is in play. or while it's in the cylinder above the rim. to which side it belongs. Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. in some states and levels. Taking more than 'a step and a half' without dribbling the ball is traveling. it's goaltending and the shot counts. two or more opposing players will gain possession of the ball at the same time. If committed by an offensive player. the ball is awarded to the other team to pass inbounds.11. Other time restrictions include the rule that a player cannot have the ball for more than five seconds when being closely guarded and. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules. If they do. shot-clock restrictions requiring a team to attempt a shot within a given time frame. If a defensive player interferes with a shot while it's on the way down toward the basket. Goaltending.[1] It has been a part of the official program of the Summer Olympic Gamessince 1964. Moving your pivot foot once you've stopped dribbling is traveling. while it's on the way up toward the basket after having touched the backboard. In order to avoid a prolonged and/or violent tussle. in bounds. Time restrictions. Occasionally. the referee stops the action and awards the ball to one team or the other on a rotating basis. 12. with any other duties that are usually performed by a scorekeeper. sometimes. Carrying/palming. If he does not. Once the offense has brought the ball across the mid-court line. and shall keep the time.The side making the most points in that time is declared the winner. Dribbling the ball with both hands on the ball at the same time or picking up the dribble and then dribbling again is a double dribble. Very Basic Volleyball Rules Players in the Team: . He shall decide when a goal has been made and keep account of the baskets.The time shall be two fifteen-minute halves.

if o the ball lands outside the boundary lines (without touching the opponent) o The ball hits the antenna .  The ball has to travel between the antennas (or the imagined extensions of them) when flying to the other side of the net. If they attack. (Imagine the ball is painted. (EXCEPTION: block does not count as a touch)  Same player can not hit the ball twice in a row (EXCEPTION I: block doesn’t count a touch. the ball is judged IN)  Ball is ruled OUT. defensive specialist) who wears different color shirt. 3 meter line). they have to perform the jump behind the attack line (10 feet line. If the ball left a mark that touches the lines. Contacts:  Each team is allowed to have maximum of three touches before hitting the ball over the net. if the ball contacts net outside antennas. In or Out?  Referee calls the ball “IN”. if any part of it hits the lines. Team has 6 players on the court.) Back Row Attack:  Back row players can not attack the ball front row. o IMPORTANT! The ball has to be completely above the net for it to be an illegal attack Antennas:  It is ALLOWED to play the ball off the net.  3 players are front row players and 3 of them are back row players. It is a fault.  Team is allowed to use a libero player (back row player.

if the other side as used all the three touches. if opposing team has not used all the touches (and there is somebody trying to make a play there.  Reaching over the net to block the ball is ALLOWED.  Players are NOT allowed to hit or block the opponents serve. club or college volleyball in United States it is allowed to play after ball hits the ceiling) Contacting the Ball:  Players are NOT allowed to catch. if it has NOT broken the plane of the net.) .)  The back row player blocks the ball (the player having any part of the body above the net and touching the ball)  The player double contacts the ball when setting the ball (you CAN NOT double hit the ball when setting it)  Player touches the net while the ball is in the play (EXCEPTION: if the ball is hit the net and it pushes the net to the opposing player)  Stepping on the back line when serving the ball. hold or throw the ball.o any of the net or cables outside the antennas o a referee stand or poles or the ceiling (EXPECTION: in high school.  Attacking ball which is coming over the net is ILLEGAL. It is a FALSE. (It is ILLEGAL for the back row player to step on the attack line when hitting. In other words the player is ALLOWED to swing the ball when it breaks the plane of the net. Very Basic Volleyball Rules Violations  The back row player performs the attack front row.

or dobs) or is blank. Chess is played by millions of people worldwide. chess has become part of some school curricula. Each domino is a rectangular tile with a line dividing its face into two square ends. nips. both amateurs and professionals. similar to playing cards or spinners. tickets. Each end is marked with a number of spots (also called pips. sometimes called a deck or pack. a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid.Dominoes (or dominos) is a game played with rectangular "domino" tiles. The traditional Sino-European domino set consists of 28 dominoes. stones. . The backs of the dominoes in a set are indistinguishable. A domino set is a generic gaming device. colloquially nicknamed bones. in that a variety of games can be played with a set. either blank or having some common design. The Block Game The Start The Play The End Variations The Draw Game Cross Dominoes Double Nine Cross Dominoes Chess is a two-player board game played on a chessboard. The domino gaming pieces make up a domino set. In recent years. tiles.