Do you know your Basketball Terms?
Do you know the difference between the frontcourt and the backcourt? How about a jump shot and a jump stop?
Some of you will be familiar with many of these terms. Some of you will not – and that’s okay!
I have put together this listing of terms to help all players, parents and coaches gain a better understanding of the various terms used in the game of basketball.
By reviewing and learning this listing of basketball terms…
Regardless of your experience or level of competition, this complete listing of terms will help you gain a better understanding of the game you love!
I have organized this huge list into the following categories for your convenience. When you click on one of the categories below, you will be taken to another page filled with terms and definitions. Enjoy!
Learn the names and definitions of the various basketball positions.
Learn the terms and definitions used to describe the different spots on the court.
Learn the passes, shots and moves made by basketball players.
Learn some of the more common basketball rules.
I hope you find this list of Basketball Definitions and Terms to be helpful and informative. Remember, to thoroughly understand the game of basketball, it is important to understand the terms of the game.
If you need more great information on these basketball terms or other basketball topics, I would suggest you purchase some good basketball books and videos. These will provide you with a wealth of knowledge about the game of basketball.