Because the in international basketball it is the shape of an old style key hole
the shape of the key on a basketball court is a semicircle
The penalty is 3 seconds in the key.
it's called a basketball net. :) hoop
The name of the content basketball before it was called basketball is Soccer ball
In basketball, it's called a steal.
if your on offense then you can only be in the key for three seconds
key (area on the basketball court)
Seats in a basketball court are called bleachers.
The black linings on a basketball are called the seams.
While one team has possession of the ball, a player is called for an infraction if he/she is in the key for 3 seconds. If there is a loose ball or a rebound, players may be in the key for as long as it takes for the ball to be rebounded or possessed.
12 feet wide.
The top of the 3 point line
In the key.
the paint, or the key
From the top of the key.
It depends what the court colored it.
In the NBA, they can only stay in the key for three seconds.
The two other names for the key in basketball is the lane and the paint
They are just called basketball shoes. If you have a pair of Air Jordans, they are often called "Jordans."