How Do You Play The Basketball Game Poison?

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Poison is a fun basketball game that requires all players to be on their toes--not just the person with the ball. Players earn letters spelling out the word "Poison," much like they do in the game "Horse," but this basketball game has more elements to it. Get the participants together and agree on a shooting order. Have the person who is selected to go first stand at the free throw line with the basketball. Attempt a shot if you are the first player and standing at the free throw line. If your shot goes in, rebound the ball on exactly one bounce and then shoot again from the spot where you rebounded the ball. Rebound the ball again on one bounce if your second shot goes in the basket. Take a third shot from the location where you rebounded the ball and attempt a third shot. Grab the ball on one bounce again if you make your third shirt, and shout "Poison!" Before the shooter yells "Poison," all the other players have the opportunity to run from the basket, but must stop where they ... more
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