A team member is eligible to play when he has been authorized to play for a team according to the regulations, including regulations governing age limits, of the organizing body of the competition.
A team member is entitled to play when his name has been entered on the scoresheet before the beginning of the game and as long as he has neither been disqualified nor committed 5 fouls.
During playing time, a team member is: A) A player when he is on the playing court and is entitled to play. B) A substitute when he is not on the playing court but he is entitled to play. C) An excluded player when he has committed 5 fouls and is no longer entitled to play. D) During an interval of play, all team members entitled to play are considered as players.
Each team shall consist of: A) No more than 12 team members entitled to play, including a captain. B) A coach and, if a team wishes, an assistant coach.
During playing time 5 players from each team shall be on the playing court and may be substituted.
A substitute becomes a player and a player becomes a substitute when: A) The official beckons the substitute to enter the playing court. B) During a time-out or an interval of play, a substitute requests the substitution to the scorer.