Defensive Foul, defender makes illegal contact with jump shooter
This is an example of a defensive foul for making illegal contact with an airborne shooter. Defenders may not move into the landing area of an airborne shooter, nor can they make illegal contact with airborne shooters that may jeopardize their ability to safely return to the floor. On this play, the defender extends his left hand and he makes illegal contact to the right leg of the shooter. This is a defensive foul for illegal contact.