Daira 2023

Basketball (Male)

Basketball is an exciting and high-flying sport that demands agility, speed, and coordination. Materialize the beauty of the sport with its fast-paced gameplay, thrilling dunks, and nail-biting finishes, creating an enhanced display of competition and sportsmanship.

Event’s Rules & Regulations

1. Each team consists of a maximum of 8 players, 5 playing and 3 substitutes.
2. The basketball tournament is an outdoor event.
3. A team is granted 2 timeouts, each with a duration of 1 minute.
4. The match duration will be 20 minutes (running time) with two 10-minute halves, except the final match, which will be of 25 minutes.
5. If team A gets possession of the ball after the start of the match, then team B will have possession of the ball in the second half.
6. Technical fouls can be called on players who are in violation of basic ethics as judged by the referee (Taunting, screaming, foul language, obscenity, obscene gestures, and even arguing can be considered technical fouls).
7. After 2 defensive fouls from a team, the opposing team member, on whom the foul is committed, will be granted a free throw for any successive defensive foul.
8. A player will be ejected from the court after 3 personal fouls. The foul counter of that player will reset after a half.
9. Any intentional/unethical foul will result in a technical call, and the ref may prohibit him from playing.
10. A substitution from a team can only be made if the ball is in the calling team’s possession.
11. If a player screens the opponent player, he can’t move before and during contact. Nor are they allowed to extend their limbs from their initial screening position.
12. A defending player cannot put out their knees, arms, or any part of their body in the way of the opponent to stop them once they have passed.
13. Lane cutting is not allowed. When a player has started their layup, the defensive player cannot cut their path or align themselves in their path unless they are already standing there. Conversely, if the defending player has already assumed position and the offensive player pushes/runs into them, then an offensive foul (Charging) would be called on the offensive player.
14. Basic basketball rules shall be followed, such as no pivot shifting, double dribble, self-pass, travelling, carrying the ball, backcourt violation etc.
15. Player cannot steal the ball by hitting their opponent’s hands.
16. Flagrant foul – Violent contact with an opponent. This includes hitting, kicking, and punching. This type of foul results in 2 free throws, the offense retains possession of the ball after the free throws and the violator will be given a warning and ejected from the game if offense is repeated.
17. After a team passes the halfcourt line and establishes frontcourt status, they cannot pass the ball back into the backcourt.
18. A player/coach can be committed to a technical foul as explained earlier if ‘manners’ are not followed. Foul language, obscenity, obscene gestures, and even arguing can be
considered as a technical foul.
19. Finally, the referee’s call will be final and cannot be challenged.

Event Head: Hassan Munir

Contact : 03361903201

Reg Fee: 2000 per head

No.of Members: 5-8

Winning Prize: 20,000

Runner up: 10,000

  • Date : March 10, 2023 - March 11, 2023
  • Time : 10:00 am - 8:00 pm (Asia/Karachi)
  • Venue : Basketball Court


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