Rule 7: Out-of-Bounds & Throw-In A Player is out of bounds when he touches the floor or object that is out of bounds Boundary line is out of bounds Another player/person is not considered an object An airborne player has the same status as the spot where he was last touching the floor Rule 7: Out-of-Bounds & Throw-In The Ball is out of bounds when it touches: A player who is out of bounds Any person who is out of bounds The out of bounds portion of the floor Any object which is out of bounds The support or back of the backboard The ceiling, overhead equipment or supports NOTE: The ball is out of bounds when it passes over a rectangle backboard, even though it touches nothing….. Causing the Ball to go Out of Bounds The ball is caused to go out of bounds by a player, who is inbounds or out of bounds, and that player is the last to touch or be touched by the ball when the ball goes out of bounds…. If the ball was last touched simultaneously by opponents.. Play is resumed suing the A/P procedure If the officials are in doubt… play is resumed using the A/P procedure Ball Awarded Out of Bounds The Ball is awarded Out of Bounds after a: Violation – Designated spot throw in, nearest spot of violation Tech Foul – designated spot, division line, opposite table Intentional/Flagrant Personal – designated spot – nearest foul Field goal & successful free throws – anywhere along the end line Ball becomes dead while a team is in control – designated spot nearest to where the ball was located (child runs onto court – time out etc.) Ball Awarded Out of Bounds A player control foul – designated spot, nearest foul A common foul prior to the bonus – designated spot nearest foul Time-out – designated spot – location of ball Intermission – designated spot division line, opposite table Specific Procedure (Delay) An awarded goal – anywhere outside the end line A cancelled goal – designated spot, nearest spot, end line A held ball – designated spot, nearest sport (A/P procedure) Double Fouls – Personal & Technical Throw in spot for a double foul is the ball location at the time of the interruption. If Point of Interruption cannot be determined – A/P used. (Unsuccessful try in flight) Penalty for team control foul changed to a throw-in for all cases. Resuming Play Procedure The ball is Placed at the Disposal of the Free Thrower or Throw-in Team This Procedure is used to prevent either or both teams from extending a time-out, intermission or other dead ball periods. Resuming Play Procedure Resuming Play with a throw in: The procedure with a throw-in can be used following a time-out or intermission. Resuming Play Procedure PROCEDURE: Timer sounds the warning and final signal Official will then sound whistle to indicate play resumption If team A is ready, the ball shall be put in play using a bounce pass or handed to the thrower, whether or not team B is ready to play If team A is NOT ready, the ball shall be placed on the floor, at the spot of the throw-in and the official shall: Sound the whistle Show directional signal and state jersey color of team A Place the ball on the floor at designated spot Step back and begin the 5-second throw in count Resuming Play Procedure If a violation of the throw-in count occurs, the official blows the whistle and awards the ball to team B for a throw in A team that violates and continues to delay a second time, is penalized with a technical foul Following a violation by both teams, further delay by either team is a technical foul The Throw-In Starts when the ball is placed at a team’s disposal The ball must be released directly into the court within 5 seconds. The throw-in count then ends on the release. The ball must touch another player inbounds prior to going out of bounds untouched A teammate cannot touch the ball while it is outside boundary line (exception??? – made basket) The thrower may not leave the designated spot prior to the release Opponents of the throw-in team may not break the throw in boundary plane Teammates may not occupy adjacent positions within 3 feet and parallel to the boundary, if an opponent Wants that position Throw in Ends Rule Change 4.24.5 The throw in ends when the throw in pass is LEGALLY touched by another player. eg: With the previous rule if the ball was kicked by the defense it could cause the throw in time to be disadvantaged from an alternating possession stand point and running the endline. By adding legally to the rule that defines when the throw in ends, eliminates this situation from happening.