The Ten Commandments of Basketball

  1. Thou shall not foul.
  2. Thou shall not switch.
  3. Thou shall not over penetrate.
  4. Thou shall score and know thy stat line.
  5. Thou shall always think Fair Play, Team, Win.
  6. Thou shall always run the play.
  7. Thou shall respect the Referee, the Coach and the Game.
  8. Thou shall make layups.
  9. Thou shall pass.
  10. Thou shall remember defense and play it as though it were religion.


This is an expression of reverence for the Game. You can get the expanded version here.

The Ten Rules of Basketball


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