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Basketball Rules | Basketball

September 8, 2019

Q: Now, Broadway, you know I love this game
of basketball, right? Broadway: I love this game. Q: And, I want to make sure I’m playing the
game the right way. Broadway: Yeah. Q: So, can you explain to me the basic rules
of what we’re trying to do when we’re playing the game of basketball? Broadway: First of all, you have to dribble
the ball . . . Q: Dribble the ball. Broadway: Up the court. Q: Up the court. Broadway: And, once you stop your dribble
. . . Q: Yeah. Broadway: . . . you have to pass it to somebody. Q: OK. Broadway: You got 5 seconds . . . Q: Five seconds? Broadway: . . . or you will get a Five-Second
Violation. Q: OK. OK. Broadway: So, you can’t take the ball and
run around . . . Q: You can’t run around with it. Broadway: No, no. Q: No, no, no. Broadway: You’ve got to maintain the dribble
. . . Q: OK. Broadway: . . . until you’re ready to make
a pass. Q: OK. And, we got five players on the court. Broadway: Five players on the court. Q: And, you all work together to score baskets
on either end? Broadway: That’s what’s called “team basketball.” Q: Team basketball. Broadway: Two sides to the game. Offense . . . Q: Offense. Broadway: . . . and Defense. Q: Defense. Offense, obviously trying to score baskets. Defense, trying to prevent the other team
from scoring baskets on you. Right? Broadway: Yep. In most games . . . Q: Yeah. Broadway: . . . standard high school games,
you get about five Timeouts. Q: Right. Right. Oh, Timeouts too? Broadway: Yeah. Quarters are about eight minutes. Q: Eight minutes? Broadway: Yeah. Usually two to three referees in a game. Q: OK. Yep, yep. Broadway: And, you have all kinds of different
rules. Three-Second Violation. Q: Right? Broadway: You can’t stand in the painted area
more than three seconds. Q: Three seconds. Now, we can’t forget about the outside lines. Broadway: No, that’s called out of bounds. Q: Out of bounds. Sidelines, baselines and we have the half-court
line. Broadway: Yeah. Once you come across one side of half court,
you can’t retreat and go back across that line or that’s called a back court violation. Q: Back Court, right, right. Lots of rules, man. Broadway: Lots of rules but you got to know
the game in order to know how to play the game. Q: That’s true. That’s true. That’s true. Broadway: It’s like your game. Q: Right. What game is that? Broadway: That other game. Q: Oh, you know I was doing that? When I get the (?). Broadway: Yeah, yeah. Q: You know what I’m saying? But, that’s a different game. We don’t even want to talk about that. Broadway: Yeah, yeah. Q: Right now, we’re talking about the game
you love. Broadway: Yeah. Q: Basketball. Broadway: I love another game. Q: What other game you like? Broadway: I used to play catch and kiss. Q: What? Cut that out. You know what? Check this out. If you guys want to know more about the rules,
check out these videos that we’re going to show you. But, that’s the basic rules of how to play
basketball, with the Harlem Wizards.


  • Reply lumpypenguins March 27, 2012 at 3:56 am


  • Reply lumpypenguins March 27, 2012 at 3:56 am

    Who needs rules?

  • Reply NinjaPotato March 27, 2012 at 4:02 am


  • Reply Amanda Lovatt March 27, 2012 at 4:19 am

    Rule #1 – Be tall as Hell
    Rule #2 – Be black (really, I'm not racist it's just fun to make these stupid comments to get thumbs up)

  • Reply edheadonfire March 27, 2012 at 4:22 am


  • Reply Beastlee March 27, 2012 at 4:37 am

    Lol you can tell this video has bad acting that black guy didnt know how to play basketball

  • Reply William Lucas March 27, 2012 at 4:49 am

    check out my videos id aprieciate it! 🙂

  • Reply William Lucas March 27, 2012 at 4:50 am

    ya if you check out my videos youll be waisting your time with something better than this 😉

  • Reply Jason Motley March 27, 2012 at 5:36 am


  • Reply javlanoub August 12, 2012 at 12:44 am

    this was freaking awesome acting!!! xD

  • Reply kobebryant2457674 September 26, 2012 at 2:47 am

    thats weird because im white and 5 11 and im starting small forward /shooting guard

  • Reply Michael Pham October 21, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    asian. . .

  • Reply ginger _joker116 November 14, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    what do you mean "painted area"

  • Reply PhoBoi Đinh March 8, 2013 at 9:11 pm

    can the harlem wizards do the harlem shake?

  • Reply eternalsnow9103 March 31, 2013 at 8:21 am

    Confusing.I still don't know how to play basketball

  • Reply Ondřej Božek April 4, 2013 at 10:10 pm

    can somebody write me what they say?

  • Reply Emma Kramer April 10, 2013 at 8:37 pm

    lol i would love to see that n wat does that have to do with basketball

  • Reply Emma Kramer April 10, 2013 at 8:39 pm

    wasn`t acting they were informing people of the way to play basketball JERK

  • Reply javlanoub April 11, 2013 at 1:38 am

    Yeah, they were informing people, by acting! Isn't that obvious? But I hope you had a good reason for calling me a jerk 'cause can't find it 😛

  • Reply PhoBoi Đinh April 11, 2013 at 7:33 pm

    idk :/

  • Reply Zach April 13, 2013 at 2:04 am

    go to hell
    Reason 1. they are bad actors
    2 they suck balls
    3 this is howcast, why would any one want to be in howcast?
    Thumbs UP!!!!!

  • Reply Slim Quan May 13, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    you guys are the most dumbest basketball players ever

  • Reply Jesse Pinkman July 11, 2013 at 11:16 pm

    Rule one how to play basketball get the ball of you don't get it slap em

  • Reply dokta100 August 25, 2013 at 10:19 am

    Do you want me to teabag you?

  • Reply Insane0industry October 10, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    Honesty…. don't see that very often onthe internet.. kudo's !

  • Reply Dirty Dan October 14, 2013 at 3:59 am

    Their lips don't match up

  • Reply Sava Mitov March 6, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    Guys, you're dudes. 😀 keep going with the nice work.

  • Reply Touch Me Not July 20, 2014 at 12:36 am

    lol man thats funny

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  • Reply Asia Harris March 24, 2015 at 1:01 am

    Wtf is the paint

  • Reply Georgia James August 27, 2015 at 12:58 am

    This was made five days after my birthday!!!!

  • Reply v Bocaj April 15, 2016 at 11:15 am

    When he mentions 3 second violation. This only refers to offensive? I have been informed that the defensive rule of having to keep within arms reach as a defensive player is only in the nba?

  • Reply *Harambe* May 24, 2016 at 7:11 pm

    Rule 1: 99% of the time, a foul against the offense benefits the defense.
    Rule 2: Once you start playing on the asphalt, no rules apply…

  • Reply Olapreb June 2, 2016 at 2:41 pm

    That bad sync gave me aids

  • Reply IanneTheGamer // IanneTG August 13, 2016 at 5:28 am

    im sad coz im the only Boy who dont know how to play Basketball i know a bit from ur tutorials BUT one more thing HOW TO KNOW WHEN YOU HAVE TO SWITCH BETWEEN 2 SIDE OF THE COURT :'(

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