An Offensive Foul occurs when a player who's team is in possession of the ball commits illegal contact (throwing an elbow or shoulder, pushing, pulling, kicking, etc.) and by doing so, ...
Offensive Foul - Illegal contact, committed by an offensive player, after the ball is live.
Over-the-Back - Infringing on the vertical plane of, and making contact with, a player who is in position and attempting to rebound.
Offensive foul: A rule violation committed by a member of the team playing offense.
One-and-one: In U.S. college basketball, once a team accumulates seven fouls in a half, the other team enters the "one-and-one".
Offensive foul: When an offensive player, with or without the ball, makes illegal contact against an opponent. It will be also charged as a turnover to this player.
A personal foul committed by an offensive player. In the National Basketball Association and international amateur play, the ball is awarded to the opposing team for a throw-in.
Charging- an offensive foul which occurs when an offensive player runs into a defender who has established position.
offensive foul A foul committed by a member of the team playing offense. one-and-one (NCAA and NFHS) A free-throw attempt which, if made, allows the player a second free-throw attempt. See also bonus.
Charging: An offensive foul violation which occurs when an offensive player runs into a stationary defender opponent.
Charging - an offensive foul which occurs when an offensive basketball player runs into a defender who has established position.
Charging - an offensive foul made by contacting a defensive player who has established position
-11. Dead ball - a ball not in play
-12. Double foul - simultaneous illegal contact between an offensive and a defensive player
Charging: occurs when an offensive player initiates contact with a defensive player who has established position, resulting in an offensive foul.
Charity Stripe: jargon for free throw line.
This is important in the NBA, since they don't count offensive fouls in the team foul count (for shooting penalty).
Poor court vision results in forced passes, offensive fouls against unseen defenders, and the inability to see open teammates who might be able to advance the ball up the court more effectively.
Player-control foul: An offensive foul that is committed not when a player is shooting, but just when his team is in control of the ball.
Point guard: Usually a team's primary ballhandler and the man who sets up the team's offense.
If a player drives and passes the ball the natural human instinct is going to cause most refs to follow the ball and he might miss the offensive foul.
Isolation: This is an offensive foul and it happens when the offense sits up with 3 or more players above the top of the circle on the side of the court away from the ball, i.e. the weak side.
flop=a player that goes down with little contact in order to draw an offensive foul
brick=a shot with terrible form that results in a miss
prayer=a shot attemted from outside the normal range of a player usually with the clock running out ...
Turnover: A loss of possession of the ball caused by a steal, an offensive foul, a held ball, or a poor pass.
Two-Guard Offense: A team offense used against zones with one-guard fronts (1-2-2 and 1-3-1).
Point guard A guard who directs his team's offence, usually from behind the offensive foul line.
Rebound To gain possession of a ball after a missed shot.
Slam dunk A dunk that is jammed hard into the basket.
Charging: when an offensive player runs into a defender who has established position; this is an offensive foul
Court: the area in on which a basketball game is played; bounded by 2 sidelines and 2 end lines, containing a basket at each end ...
Physical acts that constitute legitimate basketball plays (such as moving to a spot in order to draw an offensive foul) and minor physical reactions to contact will not be treated as flops.
Teams can also lose points for:
Slow inbounds = -2 points
Turnover = -2 points
Offensive Foul = -2 points
Standing still = -2 points ...
There are two types of foul, which can result in a player getting a personal foul marked against them. Offensive fouls involve the offensive player knocking into the defender unnecessarily.
See also: Foul, Basket, Ball, Basketball, Shot