Is it an air ball if it hits the net?
In general, an air ball is a shot that does not touch the rim. If it only hits the net underneath the rim, then it would be considered an air ball.
How do you play air ball?
Players look to throw the ball above head height into the spare grid in the opponent’s half. It must hit the ground to score a point. The opposition must prevent this by catching the ball. They can then try to throw into their opponent’s spare grid.
Can you throw a basketball in the air and catch it?
An airball occurs when you shoot the basketball and miss the rim and the backboard. As long as you are not in the NBA, you can catch or rebound your own airball as long as it is an intentional shot. In pickup basketball, high school, college, and international play, this is legal.
Can you throw the ball at a player in basketball?
In most all cases the play of bouncing the ball off a defender to go oob is legal. However, the rules do allow us the leeway to call an unsportsmanlike technical foul if we feel the throw was meant to injure or harm the opponent.J