ART. 1 . . . When a team does not make a thrower available, after a timeout (as in 7-4-4) or the intermission between any quarter (as in 6-2-3), the resumption-of-play procedure is used to prevent delay. The administering official will sound the whistle to indicate play will resume. In each situation:

a. The ball shall be put in play if Team A is ready or it shall be placed on the floor.

b. The throw-in count shall begin and if a violation occurs, the procedure will be repeated for Team B.

c. Following a violation by one team only, if that team continues to delay when authorized to make a throw-in, it is a technical foul.

d. Following a violation by both teams, any further delay by either team is a technical foul.

ART. 2 . . . After an out-of-bounds violation in either the frontcourt or the backcourt by either team as in 9-3, the throw-in shall be at the designated spot nearest to where the ball went out of bounds.

ART. 3 . . . After a violation (9-4 through 9-13) by either team, a foul by either team before the bonus is in effect or any other stoppage in play, the throw-in location will be determined by the location of the violation/foul or the location of the ball when the stoppage occurs:

a. If the throw-in is to be in the team’s frontcourt, it shall be at either the nearest 28-foot mark along each sideline or the nearest spot 3-feet outside the lane line along the end line. (Diagram 5)

b. If the throw-in is to be in the team’s backcourt, the throw-in shall be at the designated spot nearest to where the foul, violation or other stoppage in play occurred.

ART. 4 . . . Officials shall determine the designated spot by using an imaginary line drawn from the intersection of the end line with the sideline to each lane line where it intersects with the free-throw line including the semicircle. If the stoppage of play occurs inside the imaginary line, the designated spot shall be the nearest point on the end line 3-feet outside the lane line. (See Number 1 on Diagram 5.) If the stoppage occurs outside the imaginary line, the designated spot shall be the nearest sideline at the 28-foot line. (See Number 2 on Diagram 5.)

ART. 5 . . . Designated out-of-bounds spot throw-in behind the backboard shall be made from the nearer free-throw lane line extended.

ART. 6 . . . Designated out-of-bounds spot throw-in at the division line opposite the scorer’s and timer’s table:

a. After a technical foul, as in 4-19-5, any player of the team to whom the free throws have been awarded shall make the throw-in.

b. For an alternating-possession throw-in to start the second, third and fourth quarters, any player from the team with the possession arrow shall make the throw-in.

ART. 7 . . . A throw-in anywhere along the end line after a goal or an awarded goal for basket interference or goaltending by a defensive player, as in 9-12 Penalty 1, the team not credited with the score shall make a throw-in from the end of the court where the goal was made and from any point outside the end line and the officials shall signal such.

a. Any player of the team may make a direct throw-in or he/she may pass the ball along the end line to a teammate(s) outside the boundary.

b. A team retains this privilege if the scoring team commits a violation or common foul (before the throw-in ends and before the bonus rule is in effect) and the ensuing throw-in spot would have been on the end line.






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