BASKETBALL VOCABULARY LIST. Assist – A pass that directly helps a player score a basket. Backcourt – The portion of the court with the basket you are defending. A foul called for. moving the ball into the front court, and then crossing the center court line with the ball. Baseline – The lines at the ends of the court.
Basketball Vocabulary Complete the activity. Alley oop Rebound Dribble Lay-up Double dribble Travelling Airball Jump ball Goal tending Free throw 1. A play in which one player throws the ball into the vicinity of the rim and a jumping team-mate catches it and scores a basket in one motion 2. Controlling the basketball by bouncing it with either hand 3.
Basketball Vocabulary A s s i s t: A pass made to a teammate who scores. D e fe n s e : Team not in possession of the ball. They are defending their own basket.
Basketball play diagrams are the universal language of basketball coaches used throughout the world. To some, play diagrams may look like hieroglyphics or may be difficult to comprehend. However, by using a few basic symbols and color, HoopTactics makes it easy for even a novice to understand even the most complex play action.
Print the pdf: Basketball Vocabulary Sheet. In this activity, students will be introduced to the terminology associated with basketball. Use a dictionary or the Internet to look up each of the terms on the basketball vocabulary sheet. Then, write each word on the blank line next to its correct definition.
Basketball Vocabulary. This page covers the vocabulary and language of basketball by looking at its background, equipment and people. Check your understanding with the vocabulary quiz and comprehension quiz. Basketball is played by millions of people, both men and women, in all parts of the world. Professional basketball is watched by millions more on TV.
250+ Basketball Terms You Must Know. -- 1, 2, 3 --. 1-2-1-1 Press - A true full-court press with many possible variations. The goal of the press is to trap the basketball immediately after it has been inbounded into play. This allows the defense a lot of time to recover if the offensive team is able to break the press.
NBA theme in a worksheet practicing the correct usage of the past simple and the past continuous tense.Students should review the time ... 2,918 Downloads. Speaking Cards: NBA Modal Verbs. By kifissia. Cards for the main forms of modals. There are hints for usage and an NBA theme. Students are to make up their own sentences using the dif...
Basketball Glossary and Terms. Airball - A basketball shot that misses everything; net, backboard, and rim. Ally-oop - A pass high above the basketball rim that allows a player to catch and slam dunk or drop in the ball in one motion. Assist - A pass to another basketball player that leads directly to a made basket.