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# Can you throw a basketball up and catch it in a game?

Updated: 8/19/2019

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12y ago

Yes, as long as the pivot foot has not lost contact with the floor.

Yes, even if the pivot foot has left the floor, the ball can be caught but if the ball is under control when the pivot foot recontacts the floor...a travelling infraction has occurred.

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