In basketball, a rebound, colloquially referred to as a board, is a statistic awarded to a player who retrieves the ball after a missed field goal or free throw.
In basketball, free throws or foul shots are unopposed attempts to score points from a restricted area on the court, and are generally awarded after a foul on the shooter by the opposing team.
Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court.
DeAndre Jordan Has Career-High 27 Rebounds by NBA
Rebounds are also given to a player who tips in a missed shot on his team's offensive end.
Top 10 rebounds of the 2012-13 season by EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL
Rebounds in basketball are a routine part in the game, as all possessions change after a shot is successfully made, or the rebound allows the defensive team to take possession.