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When is a player considered to be out of bounds?


A player is out of bounds when any part of his body is in contact with the floor or any object on, above or outside of the boundary lines. The ball is out of bounds when it touches a player who is out of bounds, or the supports or the back of the backboards or it touches the floor or any object on, above or outside a boundary line.



3/19/2007 11:00:47 AM
Allen said:

If a player is standing on the out of bounds line and gets hit with a ball last touched by the opposing team, who is it out on. Isn't the player standing on the line by definition already a part of the out of bounds area?

2/8/2009 8:07:58 PM
Brian said:

If a ball hits you and you are standing out-of-bounds, the ball is out on you and the other team will get possesion.

8/10/2009 9:49:17 PM
jimmy said:

If a player goes out of bound can he be the first player to touch the ball?

8/17/2009 6:42:20 PM
Brian said:

if that player was the last to touch the ball before going out of bounds, then no.

9/12/2011 8:33:20 AM
Benj said:

If you are standing with both feet in the court but you lean and catch the ball outside of the court before it touches the floor or any other object from a pass is the ball still in play??

9/28/2011 7:19:54 PM
tasha said:

if a player is out of the boundarys than thats considered out if you have the ball

1/17/2015 3:06:08 PM
Jake said:

is it a turnover if i drop the ball out of bounds while i am inbounding the ball?

5/19/2015 2:29:33 AM
Abram said:

If the ball bounces without touching the board and goes to the backboard is it a violation or not?


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