Goaltending occurs when a player touches the ball during a field-goal try or tap while the ball is in its downward flight entirely above the basket ring level, has the possibility of entering the basket in flight and is not touching the basket cylinder or a player touches the ball outside the cylinder during a free-throw attempt.
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If the ball is within the imaginary cylinder and over the rim when the contact is made, it is a basket interference. If a shot is taken and the ball is in its downward flight when the defending player makes contact, it is a goaltending violation.
1. The first violation of the throw-in boundary-line plane by an opponent (s) of the thrower shall result in a team warning for delay being given (one delay warning per team per game). The warning does not result in the loss of the opportunity to move along the end line when and if applicable. 2.
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Like the three-second rule, the goaltending violation deters the tallest and most athletic players from affecting the sport disproportionately. George Mikan and Bob Kurland are best known for influencing the ban of defensive goaltending in basketball. With each standing at 6’10”, Mikan and Kurland played defense by standing under the basket and grabbing opponents’ shots as they approached the rim.
Designated out-of-bounds spot throw-in nearest the violation: a. After any violation, as in 9-2 through 10 and 9-13, the official shall place the ball at the disposal of an opponent of the player who committed the violation. b. After goaltending or basket interference by the offensive team, as in 9-12 Penalty 2 c.
Certainly not historical, but this is from my list of The Most Misunderstood NFHS Basketball Rules: The backboard has nothing to do with goaltending. Goaltending is when a player touches the ball during a try, or tap, while it is in its downward flight, entirely above the basket ring level, outside the imaginary cylinder above the ring, and has the possibility of entering the basket.