A shot, worth one point, awarded to a player who has been fouled.
An unchallenged shot that is worth one point, also called a foul shot.
an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul
the method of putting the ball in play after a team is awarded the ball by the referee after a foul (dropping from a raised hand onto the surface of the water or throwing into the air).
An unguarded shot taken from behind the free-throw line after a foul. If successful, the shot counts one point.
An unguarded attempt to score from a line 15 feet from the basket.
When play has to be restarted after the ball crosses a sideline or after a foul that does not result in a penalty throw, a free throw is used. The player awarded the free throw may throw the ball or drop it into the water and dribble it before passing. At least two players, from either side, must touch the ball before a goal can be scored.
A fresh start to offensive play without interference from the defence, awarded for a minor offence by the opponent.
An uncontested shot from 15 feet, worth one point. A player who is fouled while in the act of shooting receives two free throws. Also: foul shot.
A free pass granted immediately following a foul.
The standard method of restarting play after the ball crosses the sideline or after any foul that does not earn a penalty throw.
A shot worth one point taken from the free throw line, usually by a player who has been fouled. Also called a foul shot.
An unguarded shot taken from the foul line.
The method of putting the ball in play after a team is awarded the ball by the referee. It must be taken from the point of the infraction, unless utherwise specified, and by the player closest to that spot. The player may throw the ball or drop it in the water and dribble it, but a free throw may not be thrown directly at the goal even after dribbling.
the method of putting the ball in play after a team is awarded the ball by the referee after a penalty. The free throw must be taken from the point of the infraction, unless otherwise specified, and by the player closest to that spot.
The act of shooting the ball from the marked free throw line (ranging 10-15 feet from the basket) while the remaining players line up down the key . Shot is taken at the result of a foul or technical foul being called.
The privilege given to a player to score one or two points by unhindered throws for a goal from within the free throw circle and behind the free throw line.