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FIBA Official Basketball Rules

Mastering the FIBA basketball rules and official match regulation gives you the edge. Your court game will improve and you will become more competitive.

BASKETBALL RULE BOOK PDF: This section is for those who want to download the official FIBA rule book.

We recommend reading through the simplified guide to basketball rules and regulations first.

The portable document format may be useful once you are familiar with the basic version.

Basketball school teachers and coaches may find it easier to study the key elements in the PDF rules book.

We also provide answers to the most asked questions in the Basketball FAQ guide. You will find a concise list of keywords and phrases in the basketball terminology A-Z section.

Note: Modified regulations interpret the rules for wheelchair basketball. They regulate a game affected by the use of a chair instead of standing.

FIBA Rules 2018 PDF (Portable Document Format)

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FIBA Official Basketball Rules PDF