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Illegal Screen

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What is an illegal screen?

Illegal Screen

A foul will be called for illegal screening when there is movement by the screener during the actual pick. A player must remain stationary when actual contact is made with the defender. Many times it is the dribbler who is actually at fault, because he doesn't give the screener time to set up. Always allow your man to set up before using the screen. Violation is a turnover, ball awarded to the other team.



9/28/2006 3:19:52 PM
Katie said:

i am a ammateur but this helped me alot in my higher p.e homework!!

1/7/2010 12:39:32 PM
jc said:

not a violation rather a blocking,pushing or holding foul. if by the team in control, no shots will be done. Report the foul and give to opponent closest to spot of the foul.

3/23/2010 7:44:56 PM
hi said:

this help me alot when I played basketball

1/23/2015 9:37:57 AM
chris said:

If team with ball sets a illegal screen, foul is called and it happens to be their 7th foul, does the opponent get to shoot freethrows from this call?


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