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Do you know your basketball terms and phrases?
#1 After someone has missed a shot, what is it called when the next player successfully gains possession of the ball?
#2 What is the act of bouncing the ball repeatedly? It is required for basketball players to do this in order to move with the ball.
1 word, 7 letters. There is also an alternate answer.
#3 The ____ shot is taken from the standing position, with both feet on the floor. It is typically shot during free throws.
1 word, 3 letters.
#4 Which of these is not a known pass in basketball?
All of these are known passes.
#5 The _______ is taken in midair and allows the shooter to elevate above the defender. Fill in the blank with the type of shot.
1 word, 8 letters. There is also an alternate answer.
#6 A slam dunk is only considered a dunk if the player grabs onto the rim while powering the ball through the hoop.
#7 A pick and a screen are the same thing in the game of basketball.
#8 A shot that misses the rim and backboard completely is known as what?
None of the above
#9 A brick is a shot attempt that hits the rim or backboard and misses the hoop badly. In slang terms, the player that shoots a brick is called a bricklayer.
#10 After the defensive team gets a rebound, the next pass is called the ____ pass.
1 word, 6 letters. There is also an alternate answer.
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