The first person in line shoots a free throw. As soon as the ball leaves his hands the next person in line can shoot. Only the first two kids in line should have a basketball. Team or player fees usually provide the bulk of funding for basketball leagues. German brand Puma is a distant third, sponsoring just four relatively lowly teams in the competition, compared with the eight it kitted out in 2014, dented by the failure of its top team Italy to qualify.