In a typical NBA regulation game the number of players allowed is five (5) per team, for a total of ten (10) players. You can substitute but there will always be five on each team. In addition to players, there are three referees for a total of 13.
overtime or OT: the extra period(s) played after a regulation game ends tied. pass: when a passer throws the ball to a teammate; used to start plays, move the ball downcourt, keep it away from defenders and get it to a shooter.
did you know that in the three months leading up to that fateful night, Wilt had games of 60, 78, 61, 60, 73, 62, 62, 62, 65, 67, 61, 67, 65 and 61 points? The "Stilt" averaged 50.4 points per game during that 1961-62 season while playing an average of 48.5 minutes a game (yes, a regulation game was ...
Overtime: Extra time given a tied regulation game.
Paint: The free-throw lane area.
Palming: Another word for "carrying the ball".
Pass: A play from one teammate to another.
Period: A segment of game time; either quarter, half, or overtime.