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Basketball Terms

Defensive Slide The act of playing defense while an opponent is dribbling a ball. Feet should not cross over during this action.
Free Throw A shot rewarded from the designated line. Shots are rewarded for fouls while shooting and in the bonus.
Bonus When a team has fouled 7 times or more. Opposing team is rewarded a 1 and 1 free throw on a foul.
Double Bonus When a team has fouled 10 times or more. Opposing team is rewarded two free throws.
Press Applying defensive pressure to a team in either the half court or the full court.
Closeout The act of defending a 3 point shooter when playing zone defense.
Popout A ball that is hit high in the air and caught by the opposing team.
Groundout A ball that is hit on the ground and the out is recorded at first base.
Point Guard Player who brings the ball down the court on offense and starts the offensive set.
Shooting Guard Usually the best 3 point shooter.
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