mentioned rule amendments will come into effect as follows:
For high level competitions/Level 1 (main FIBA official competitions:
i.e. Olympic Tournaments, World Championships for Men and Women, U19
and U17 World Championships for Men and Women and Zone/Continental
Championships for Men and Women): as of 1st October 2010, i.e. after
the 2010 FIBA World Championship. Read more here.
NBA and FIBA rules
Here you can find main differences between
NBA, FIBA and NCAA Basketball rules. Check more here.
Dr. James Naismith declared: The object of the
game is to put the ball into your opponent's goal. This may be done by
throwing the ball from any part of the grounds, with one or two hands,
under the following conditions and rules. Read more here about first
Naismith Basketball rules.