According to Pro (NBA, WNBA)- balls that go over the backboard or out of bounds without being controlled by a player are credited as team rebounds. This would also apply to a rebound that occurs after a loose ball foul is called, a missed 1st free throw in a 2 free throw scenario, a shot taken to beat the clock at the end of a quarter that does not go in and the buzzer sounds while ball is in the air and even on a shot that is an airball on a 24 second violation (shot counts so a rebound has to be credited).
According to NCAA rules, balls that go over backboards are deadball team rebounds. Balls that go out of bounds without anyone controlling them are team rebounds. They deadball and non-deadball team rebounds are shown on the stat sheets in different places and the description pretty much tells you when each is credited. If the clock has stopped- such as when the ball passes over the backboard or such as on a missed 1st free throw in a 2 free throw situation) it is a dead-ball team rebound. Otherwise, it is a regular team rebound.
> To: APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com
> From: cjd@...
> Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 12:52:18 -0400
> Subject: Re: [APBR_analysis] Scorekeeping Question
> Marc G wrote:
> > In both college and pro statistical rules, the shot attempt would only
> > count if the shot is made.
> Thanks. That's what I thought.
> > Otherwise, it would be unfair to player being fouled and statistically innacurate as all missed shots must have
> > a corresponding rebound.
> What about rebounds that go over the backboard (or the rare rebound that goes
> OOB without being touched)? Do those get a rebound credited to someone in the stats?
> Clay Dreslough
> President, Sports Mogul Inc.
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