SportSpectator guides were created to fill the
educational needs of the novice fan. Unlike a
rulebook, they are clear and concise; taking only
about 10-minutes to read. You can order our guides
Basketball Fan’s Guide
If you are looking for the official rules to
basketball, you can find links to good resources
||The National Federatioi of State High School
Associations (NFHS) is the national governing
body of high school sports. Its rule books
are not offered online, but can be purchased
from the website for $6.75.
||College basketball is governed by the National
Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Its
rule book is available online for free.
||The National Basketball Association (NBA)
governs professional basketball. Its rulebook
is available for free online.
||Links to youth rules will be available soon.
You may also be intersted in the following books
Complete Idiot's Guide to Basketball
Made Simple; A Spectator's Guide
We also have rules links to the following sports:
Track and Field
Water Polo Rules