A turnover is a change of possession without a score in basketball. There are five (5) types of turnovers in basketball you should know:
In this tutorial, we will learn about the fouls that result in turnovers.
Fouls That Result In Turnovers
A foul is called on a player who breaks the rules of basketball defined by in the rulebook for a league. Fouls result in free throws for the other team. The following fouls are considered turnovers:
An offensive foul is a foul that is committed by a player on the team with possession of the ball.
A technical foul is related to unsportsmanlike conduct like calling an excessive timeout, taunting another player, or using profanity in a game.
We will learn more about fouls in basketball in the next chapter.