This page contains the general guidelines of the basketball rules. It does not intent to be a detailed manual but a more general information guide.
Dr. James Naismith's Original 13 Rules
This page features a summary of the history of basketball its original rules. Note that these are not exactly the rules followed today but set the spirit of the sport.
The official international rules.
The official rules of the top league in the world. They have many diferences with the international game.
FIBA and NBA rules comparison
A chart comparing international basketball with the NBA. Useful for those who are used to watch one and want to understand the other.