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yes you can i even saw it on the nba website

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Q: Can you call a timeout while dribbiling if you have possession of the ball?
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What are the techiques of dribbling a ball?

Well, you should look up while dribbling, keep dribbiling too.


Does a player have to have two feet on the ground in basketball to constitute possession of the ball?

No. You can have one foot on the ground or no feet on the ground as long as the player has secured the ball. ie. A player can signal for a timeout in mid-air as long as he/she has secured the ball and signaled for the timeout before stepping out of bounds.


When the ball is in play who can call a time out?

As far as college ball and the NBA are concerned, a team may call a time out when they are in possession of the ball or during a dead ball. A team may not call time out when they are on defense.


In football can one offensive player call time out while another offensive player has the ball but has not been tackled?

No, a timeout can not be called until the player with the ball is down or out of bounds.


NFL Possession while in the air?

By definition, a ball "in the air" is a loose ball, and therefore no one has possession. However, depending upon the circumstances, it's possible that only one team has the right to gain possession (for example, a punted ball).


In men's lacrosse can you push a player out of bounds and gain possession of the ball?

Yes, if you push him out of bounds while he has the ball, it is your ball. Or a change of possession if that is easier to understand


Can you call a timeout without the ball?

You can call a time out until the other team inbounds the ball.


What is rule of running in basketball?

You cannot take more than 2 steps without dribbiling or it will be called travel and the ball would go to the other team.


A fumbled ball is when the ball is?

A fumbled ball is when a player loses possession of the ball while attempting to maintain control, usually due to mishandling or a defensive player disrupting the play.


Where should the referee inbound the ball when a team calls a timeout?

yes except when one teams player is inbounding the ball because the other team has scored.


How many timeouts 20sec full timeouts does a NBA team get in a game?

Section VI-20-Second TimeoutA player's request for a 20-second timeout shall be granted only when the ball is dead or in control of the team making the request. A request at any other time shall be ignored.EXCEPTION: The head coach may request a 20-second timeout if there is a suspension of play to administer Comments on the Rules-N-Guidelines for Infection Control.a. Each team is entitled to one (1) 20-second timeout per half for a total of two (2) per game, including overtimes.b. During a 20-second timeout a team may only substitute for one player. If the team calling the 20-second timeout replaces a player, the opposing team may also replace one player.EXCEPTION: In the last two minutes of the fourth period and/or any overtime period, free substitution is permitted by both teams.c. If a second 20-second timeout is requested during a half (including over-times), it shall be granted. It will automatically become a charged regular timeout. Overtimes are considered to be an extension of the second half.d. The official shall instruct the timer to record the 20 seconds and to inform him when the time has expired. An additional regular timeout will be charged if play is unable to resume at the expiration of that 20-second time limit.EXCEPTION: No regular timeout remaining and an injured player on the court.e. This rule may be used for any reason, including a request for a rule interpretation. If the correction is sustained, no timeout shall be charged.f. Players should say "20-second timeout" when requesting this time.g. If a 20-second timeout is requested by the offensive team during the last two minutes of the fourth period and/or any overtime period and (1) the ball is out-of-bounds in the backcourt (except for a suspension of play), or (2) after securing the ball from a rebound and prior to any advance of the ball, or (3) after the offensive team secures the ball from a change of possession and prior to any advance of the ball, the timeout should be granted. Upon resumption of play, the team granted the timeout shall have the option of putting the ball into play at the 28' hash mark in the frontcourt or at the designated spot out-of-bounds. If the ball is put into play at the hash mark, the ball may be passed into either the frontcourt or backcourt. If it is passed into the backcourt, the team will receive a new 8-second count.h. If a 20-second timeout has been granted and a mandatory timeout by the same team is due, only the mandatory timeout will be charged.i. A 20-second timeout shall not be granted to the defensive team during an official's suspension-of-play for (1) delay-of-game warning, (2) retrieving an errant ball, (3) an inadvertent whistle or (4) any other unusual circumstance.EXCEPTION: Suspension of play for a player bleeding. See Comments on the Rules-N.


Why did the NY Giants retain possession after the New Orleans interception by Darren Sharper I know there was a personal foul but it was after the ball left the quarterbacks hands?

The penalty was for roughing the passer and occurred while the ball was in the air. Therefore, the Giants still had possession of the ball since Sharper had not yet intercepted the pass. Because the Giants had possession when the penalty was committed, they kept possession regardless of the outcome of the play, which was a 70 yard return for a TD. Had there been a penalty after the interception, the Saints would have gotten possession of the ball.