Referee BasketballViolations Signals. Walking or traveling. (not bouncing the ball while walking) Illegal or double dribble. Carrying or Palming the ball. Over and back (half-court violation) Five second violation. Ten seconds (taking more than 10 seconds to get the ball over half court) Kicking (intentionally kicking the ball)
Basketball Referee Signals There are “Fouls” and there are “Violations” Fouls are caused by physical contact (holding, pushing), or actions (acting out like you are going to hit another player but you don’t) or even extreme abusive yelling or cussing (technical foul).
Three Seconds – The official will indicate that a player has committed a three second violation by having three fingers raised, and the hand makes a swiping motion back and forth at the side. Five Seconds – In order to signal a five second violation the official will have five fingers raised with arm extended upward.
There are no free throws taken when a violation occurs. Basketball violations include such things as: double dribbling ; traveling ; over and back ; 3-seconds in the lane ; 10-seconds in the backcourt; These are just a few of the violations that occur during a game. Common basketball fouls with definitions
violation Point(s) scored use 1 or 2 fingers after signal 14 13 14 15 3-point field goal 16 17 18 Bonus free throw for 2nd throw, drop one arm – for 2 throws, use 1 arm with 2 fingers – for three throws, use 1 arm with 3 fingers ® OFFICIAL NFHS BASKETBALL SIGNALS Start clock Stop clock 60-second time-out 30-second time-out
OFFICIAL BASKETBALL RULES 2006 A - OFFICIALS’ SIGNALS June 2006 Page 58 of 83 IV. TYPE OF VIOLATIONS 15 TRAVELLING Rotate fists 16 ILLEGAL DRIBBLE OR DOUBLE DRIBBLING Patting motion 17 CARRYING THE BALL Half rotation, forward direction 18 THREE SECONDS Arm extended, show 3 fingers 19 FIVE SECONDS Show 5 fingers 20 EIGHT SECONDS Show 8 fingers 21
Striking the ball with a fist. Goaltending: interfering with a shot when it is on a downward arc into the basket. Jump ball violation: an infraction before the ball is tipped. Offensive three-seconds: staying in the key for three seconds or more while on offense.
If a defensive player kicks the ball, the offensive team will get it out of bounds. Goaltending is when a player interferes with a shot when it is above the rim, but still on its downward path to the basket, interferes with the ball while on the rim of the basket, or touches the net or rim while the ball is being shot.