Basketball is a team sport in which two teams, more commonly five players each, oppose each other on a rectangular court, compete with the main goal of shooting a basketball (about 9.4 inches (24 cm) in diameter) through the Defender’s Bow (an 18-inch (46 cm) diameter, 10-foot (3, 48-m) tall basket for a back at each end of the court, preventing the opposing team from shooting through its own arc. A field goal is worth two points unless it is done behind the three-point line when it is worth three. After a foul, the timed game stops and the player has fouled or designated to fire a technical shortage is given one or more free shots of a point. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins, nevertheless if the regulation game expires with the score tied, an additional period of play (overtime) is maned.
Players advance the ball bouncing when they walk or run (Dribblando) or passing it on to a teammate, both require considerable skill. On offense, players can use a variety of shots – Lay-up, jump shot, or a Dunk; In defense, they can steal the ball from a dribble, intercept passages, or block shots; or offense or defense can pick up a bounce, that is, a lost shot that jumps from the edge or back. It is a violation to lift or drag a pivoting foot without dripping the ball, to load it, or hold the ball with both hands, then resuming the Dodge.
The five players on each side at a time fall into player positions of five positions: the highest player is usually the center, the higher and stronger the power forward, a slightly shorter nevertheless more agile man is the small striker , and the shorter players or the best ball handlers are the shot protector and the dot protector, which implements the trainer’s game plan, managing the execution of offensive and defensive executions (player positioning). Informally, players can play three-in-three, two-in-two and one-on-one.