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Questions about the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).

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NBA traveling - conflicting rules

I was watching this NBA Video Rulebook video. In it, 23 White gathers the ball after ending his dribble, establishing his left foot as his pivot foot. He then steps right-left, and the referee calls a ...
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FIBA Shot Clock reset on throw-in touching ring

I was going over a sample Q&A for a next level refs exam coming up. An answer stated the shot clock is reset to 14 secs after touching the ring. It cited Art 29. Which has this rule. Article ...
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FIBA 2017 new traveling rule: Pass No Dribble Lay Up Legal Action

Under FIBA 2017 new rules, the action in this video is described as a legal action. The FIBA rules, art. 25.2.1, says If receiving the ball the player shall release the ball to start his dribble ...
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Free-throw lines length

Art. 2.4.3 of the FIBA official rules (approved 4th July 2017) says that The free-throw line shall be drawn parallel to each endline. It shall have its furthest edge 5.80 m from the inner edge of ...
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Are there any specific rules regarding rematch in basketball?

The FIBA Official Rules 2014 gives instructions on how to file protests. However, I could not find any specific rules regarding ordering a rematch due to protests. Can anyone please clarify?
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Timeout after field goal: when can it be taken?

What is the FIBA rule about taking a timeout after a field goal is made, with no fouls or violations other official intervention? EDIT added: I have already read the rules, and in my view they are ...
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Differences between NBA and European/FIBA/Olympic basketball rules

I recall about zone defense and travelling being major differences but I'm sure there are more small differences.