Basketball Nonshooting Foul

Basketball Non Shooting Foul

Basketball Non-Shooting Foul

A nonshooting foul in basketball is a foul that is not a shooting foul. A shooting foul occurs when a ball handler who is in the act of shooting is fouled. Therefore, a nonshooting foul is any foul that is not on a shooting player.

Can a Non-Shooting Foul Result in Free Throws?

Depending on the foul count of the team which fouls, a non-shooting foul can result in free throws. Remember that once a team fouls a certain number of times the other team begins being rewarded with free throws after fouls. If a team is in the bonus for fouls, a non-shooting foul called on the other team will result in free throws.

What Are a Few Examples of Non-Shooting Fouls?

There are many non-shooting fouls. A few examples are traveling, blocking, and charging.

Other Information on Fouls

If you're looking for more information on fouls, check out these pieces:

  • Basketball Fouls
  • Basketball Offensive Fouls
  • Basketball Defensive Fouls
  • Basketball Foul Out