Basketball Pushing Rules
Pushing a player when you have the ball results in an offensive foul. This is counted as a personal foul. If a player collects too many personal fouls, they foul out and can not play in the remainder of the game.
What Happens Following a Pushing Foul?
Is it Okay to Push Lightly in Basketball?
Technically, you are not supposed to push at all in basketball. However, it is unlikely that you will be called for a pushing foul if it is very subtle.