A foul is called on any player who breaks the rules of basketball defined by in the rulebook for a league. Fouls result in free throws for the other team. A free throw is worth one (1) point if it's made.
In this chapter, we will learn about personal fouls.
There are rules in basketball associated with how players can make contact with each other.
If a player breaks these rules it is called a personal foul.
Illegal Physical Contact
- holding another player
- pushing another player
- running or charging into another player
- impeding the movement or progress of another player by using any part of the body
Personal Foul Rewards
A personal foul results in either: