Winter 2017


REGISTRATION INFORMATION! We will begin accepting registrations as of Sunday, October 8, 2017. You have two options for registration: (1) Online – PREFERRED, OR (2) Drop off at The Gym (2325 Atascocita Road, Humble, TX 77396). Registration is on a first come first serve basis until we have reached maximum capacity according to the number of volunteer coaches we have per division. So register early!!!


Fee: $TBA. Cost will be APPROXIMATELY $160 for early registration and $190 for regular registration. More information on the fee will be posted in September 2017.


Fee includes a reversible jersey, shorts, 8 practices, 8 regular season games plus playoffs, trophy, and pictures.




Player evaluation is MANDATORY for all registered players. If a registered player does NOT attend the mandatory evaluation, their spot will be taken by a player that either walks up to register or on the waiting list. The registration fee will be refunded but a $50 cancellation fee will be withheld.



All participants must register and evaluation is MANDATORY.



Registered players’ registration is not complete until they have attended the mandatory evaluation. If a registered participant does NOT attend the mandatory evaluation, their respective spot will be filled by a walk up registrant. There is a $50 non refundable fee that will be deducted from the refund due any participants that don’t attend the mandatory evaluation.
Team rosters will be limited to a first come first serve basis and space is limited due to gym availability for practices and games. Therefore, online registration is encouraged. REGISTER EARLY!



Practices & Games: All games and practices are held at The Gym (2325 Atascocita Road, Humble, TX 77396 – across the street from Lindsey Lyons Park)


Practices: Practices will begin the week of November 28th. Each team will get two practices prior to the first game which is on Saturday, December 10, 2016. After the first game, each team will then have one – one hour practice during the week on either a Tuesday OR Friday, depending upon which team they are on. The ABA practice times are from 6pm – 10pm with each team practicing one hour. The younger teams will practice first then the older divisions come later. There will NOT be any practices the weeks of December 19th or December 26th in recognition of the Christmas / New Years Holiday.


Games: One (1) hour game (between hours of 8am – 3pm) played on Saturdays, beginning December 10th. The younger teams will have the early games first then the older divisions come later.There will NOT be any games on Decmeber 24th nor December 31st in recognition of the Christmas / New Years Holiday.


Volunteer Coaching: We are in need of volunteer coaches to have a successful league. If interested, please register yourself as a coach when registering your child. Any coaching questions, please email the Registrar at


How to Register? Go to the “Register Here” tab at the top of this screen. You can either click on the “”Online Registration” tab to register online OR download a registration form.



For the quickest reply for registration information, please email the Registrar @, or call the hotline at 281-319-3222.



ABA reserves the right to change any of the above information as needed for gym space availability

All divisions are full and registration is now closed for our Winter 2016 league. Our next league is spring 2017 and registration will start on Sunday February 12th, 2017.

Instructions for online registration: Click here to register online:

  1. Click on the Registration Link above
  2. Click ‘Create New Account'; if you’ve added your account already, you can login or request to have your login emailed to you.
  3. Once you are in the family account, click register now next to the players name you wish to sign up
  4. Choose your program, grade, and agree to the terms of service
  5. Fill out the entire registration form, then hit continue
  6. Verify your details, then continue back to your family account; you’ll see a pending invoice in your shopping cart
  7. Repeat steps 3-6 if other sign ups are needed, otherwise hit checkout and complete your registration
  8. You will receive an email confirmation that the registration has been completed.


Click here for downloadable registration form.


Once the form is completed, you may either mail it to the address on the form, OR drop it off at The Gym (2325 Atascocita Road, Humble, TX 77396).


***Online registration is highly recommended****

Division A (1st & 2nd)

Team W L T
Eastern Conference


1) Thunder       Lakers   Bulls     Rockets   Heat  
2) Spurs       Clippers   Rockets     Thunder   Clippers  
3) Clippers       Nuggets   Thunder     Spurs   Nuggets  
4) Nuggets       Spurs   Heat     Knicks   Bulls  
5) Rockets       Cavaliers   Warriors     Warriors   76ers  
6) Heat       76ers   Knicks     Lakers   Cavaliers  
Western Concept




7) Cavaliers       Thunder   Spurs     Clippers   Nuggets  
8) Lakers       Knicks   Cavaliers     Heat   Thunder  
9) Knicks       Bulls   76ers     Lakers   Knicks  
10) Bulls       Warriors   Lakers     76ers   Cavaliers  
11) Warriors       Rockets   Nuggets     Bulls   Warriors  
12) 76ers       Heat   Clippers     Spurs   Rockets  

Division I (3rd & 4th)

Team W L T      
Eastern Conference


1) Knicks       Nets   Cavaliers     Lakers   Cavaliers  
2) Warriors       Kings   Thunder     Nets   Kings  
3) Clippers       Clippers   Magic     Warriors   Clippers  
4) Rockets       Bulls   Lakers     Thunder   Bulls  
5) Magic       Rockets   Heat     Magic   Heat  
6) Heat       Knicks   Warriors     Rockets   Knicks  
Western Concept




7) Cavaliers       Warriors   Rockets     Bulls   Kings  
8) Bulls       Heat   Clippers     Nets   Lakers  
9) Lakers       Lakers   Kings     Heat   Warriors  
10) Thunder       Magic   Knicks     Cavaliers   Thunder  
11) Kings       Thunder   Nets     Clippers   Knicks  
12) Nets       Cavaliers   Bulls     Rockets   Magic  

Division II (5th & 6th)

Team W L T            
Eastern Conference


1) Clippers       Pistons   Bucks     Cavaliers   Trailblazers  
2) Cavaliers       Raptors   Rockets     Warriors   Clippers  
3) Thunder       Clippers   Bulls     Lakers   Rockets  
4) Celtics       Spurs   Lakers     Celtics   Thunder  
5) Trailblazers       Warriors   Cavaliers     Bulls   Bucks  
6) Bulls       Mavericks   Celtics     Mavericks   Raptors  
7) Warriors       Thunder   Trailblazers     Spurs   Pistons  
Western Concept




8) Raptors       Bucks   Raptors     Thunder   Warriors  
9) Mavericks       Mavericks   Spurs     Trailblazers   Celtics  
10) Rockets       Bulls   Thunder     Raptors   Spurs  
11) Pistons       Lakers   Pistons     Bulls   Cavaliers  
12) Spurs       Celtics   Warriors     Bucks   Lakers  
13) Bucks       Cavaliers   Clippers     Rockets   Mavericks  
14) Lakers       Rockets   Trailblazers     Clippers   Pistons  

Division III (7th & 8th)

Team W L T


1) Warriors       Timberwolves   Pistons     Spurs   Pistons  
2) Lakers       Lakers   Spurs     Warriors   Lakers  
3) Spurs       Rockets   Warriors     Timberwolves   Rockets  
4) Timberwolves      




5) Rockets       Warriors   Timberwolves     Lakers   Rockets  
6) Pistons       Spurs   Rockets     Pistons   Warriors  
Pistons   Lakers     Timberwolves   Spurs  

Division IV (High School)

Team W L T


1) 76ers       Bulls   76ers     Bulls   Raptors  
2) Thunder       Thunder   Raptors     76ers   Thunder  
3) Raptors      




4) Bulls       Thunder   Raptors     Raptors   76ers  
76ers   Bulls     Bulls   Thunder  

Atascocita Basketball Association

Game Rules 2013-2014

High school basketball rules will apply as published by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Additional ABA rules for all Divisions (A-IV) with exceptions noted below:

  1. Every player must play at least 2 quarters. (16 minutes for Div A, 20 minutes for Div 1 – 4 anytime during the game.)  Any exceptions must be cleared with the Game Day Coordinator/Board Member and parent(s) prior to game. Violation of this rule may result in forfeiture of game.
  2. Players must wear the ABA issued jerseys and shorts. Failure may result in a one-time technical foul being assessed against the offending team.
  3. Free substitutions during dead balls. To aid coaches in substitution, the clock will be stopped at approximately the 5:00 minute mark of each quarter.  Coaches are instructed to have the substitutions ready for play at the 5:00 mark. This substitution mark is not to be considered a time out for coaches unless the coach calls a time out.
  4. Tie scores in regulation time are allowed one (1) two minute overtime with stop clock.  In tournament play, extra periods will be three (3) minutes in length.
  5. Full Court Pressing: Div A See #20.  Div 1 See # 24.  Divisions 1 – 4:  No full court presses with a fifteen point lead.  A team technical foul (two free throws and possession of the ball at mid court) will be assessed to the pressing team after the first warning to the pressing team.  After the third team technical foul, the coach will be assessed a technical foul.  See Rule # 17.
  6. Running clock except for the last two minutes of the game and any over time periods unless of a 15 point lead.*Clock will be stopped during the last two minutes of the game for foul shots and out of bounds. Clock starts when a player touches the ball on the in-bound throw.*Time can also be stopped for an injury or at the discretion of the referees or game coordinator.
  7. Div A & I players may step over the foul line after shooting foul shot.
  8. Allow one hour for each game as follows:*50-minute game activities*Division A:  4 – eight minute quarters and a two minute quarter for extra periods*Divs 1 – 4:   4-ten minute quarters and a two-minute quarter for extra periods.*Fourth quarter will take 15 minutes to play to allow for clock stopping during the final two minutes of play.*2 thirty-second time outs per team per half and one time-out during each extra period. Time-outs do not carry over to the second half or overtime period.  Each team has one one-minute time-out during an extra period.*2 one-minute quarter breaks and a three-minute break at half*A maximum 5-10 minutes for team warm-up.
  9. Only the coach and maximum of 2 assistant coaches may sit with their team during games. The assistant must be seated or facing the bench players. Only one coach is permitted to stand and coach the team on court.  Violation will result in a warning to the coach followed by a technical foul against the coach for continued violations.
  10. Player “Trash talking” and other unsportsmanlike conduct, which includes flagrant fouls and taunting, will not be tolerated.   The game officials have been instructed to put an immediate stop to it.  First offense will result in warning and additional violations will result in player technical fouls and/or ejection. In addition, spectators in the stands who are behaving badly may be assessed a technical foul as well and ejected from the game after one warning from the referee. Any spectator who jumps out onto the court for any reason other than an injury to a player, will automatically be assessed a technical foul and ejected from the game at the discretion of the referee.  Any person (spectator, coach, player, parent, etc…) that is ejected is required to immediately vacate the gym.
  11. Delay of games: Technical foul is assessed after the first warning.  A technical foul will be administered without the warning, if the delay is within the last minute of the quarter.
  12. Game forfeiture:  Scheduled game time is forfeiture time.  If team is not ready to play at scheduled time, their game will be forfeited.
  13. Division A & I will use 28.5 youth (or women’s) ball.
  14. Disconcertion rule – During a free throw, players are not allowed to wave their arms or make any noise to the free throw shooter in an attempt to distract the shooter.  Violation will result in the shooter being granted another free throw or a technical foul if the action persists.
  15. Player will wear their shirts inside their shorts throughout the game.  Shorts will be worn at the waist and will not “sag”.
  16. Coaches are required to stay in the “coach’s box”.  The coach’s box will be outlined prior to the start of the first game of the day. Violation will be an initial warning followed by a technical foul against the coach for any continued violation.
  17. Unsportsmanlike conduct from a coach, spectator or player will result in a technical foul against the coach or player. See Rule #10.  Severe violations are subject to Board review and additional penalties may be imposed, i.e. suspension and/or banishment, as deemed necessary.
  18. A coach with two technical fouls assessed to him/her will leave the bench or gym and not be allowed to coach his/her team for the remaining of the game. This disqualification will be at the discretion of the referee if the coach does not make any attempt to correct any unsportsmanship violations. (Rule #5, #9 and #10,  #15, #16)
  19. Disqualified players will stay on the team’s bench and will not vacate their position on the bench during regulation and overtime play.  Violations will result in a one–time technical foul assessed to the coach.
  20. Special Division A Rule: Teams may not press in the backcourt at any time. Coaches are given two warnings before a technical foul (two free throws and possession of the ball at mid court) is assessed for each ensuring violation. No warning will be given during the last minute of a quarter.
  21. Special Division A Rule Each player will be allowed a free throw at the start of the game. These points will be part of the total score. Free throw will be from the 10′ free throw line.  Each team will shoot the maximum number of free throws as the number of opposing players.  For example, if one team has eight players and one team has six players, the team with six players will shoot two extra free throws.  The team member(s) shooting the free throws will be a player(s) that has not made a free throw at the start of the game. The intent is for each player to have an opportunity to score a point.
  22. Special Division A Rule Lane violation will be 5 seconds.
  23. Special Division A Rule   During the regular season and playoffs, every player must sit out a minimum of ten (10) minutes a game. For the regular season game where a team has only six (6) available players, each player must sit out a minimum of four (4) minutes. In the playoffs, each player must sit out a minimum of four (4) minutes per game.
  24. Special Division 1 Rule:    Teams may not press in the backcourt until the 4th quarter, and overtime as applicable.  A team technical foul (two free throws and possession of the ball at mid court) will be assessed to the pressing team after the first warning to the pressing team.  After the third team technical foul, the coach will be assessed a technical foul.  See Rule # 17.  Three point shots are not counted in Division 1.

Please focus on the kids and not the score. Displays of unsportmanship from the Coaches, players, or parents will not be tolerated and continued displays of such will result in ejection from the gym.