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# Do you have to dribble for a layup?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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You can be walking, running, or standing still when dribbling the Basketball.

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No

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Q: Do you have to dribble for a layup?
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### How do you make a layup while being guarded in the lane by big people in basketball or in other words how to get past people or cause the people to ful you while driving through the lane?

You need to dummy and when the opponent is one way, dribble past them and make a great layup. It worked for me!

### How does traveling occur during a basketball game?

Traveling occurs when you or another player has the basketball and you take more than two steps without dribbling! Also if you jump up with the ball and then come down with the ball still in your hands it is Called a travel as well. If you are going for a layup you may take two steps! Also if you have the ball and you dribble and then pick up your dribble and then dribble again it is called double- dribble and is almost the same thing as traveling! If any of this happens the ball goes to the other team! Hope this helps!

### How many steps on a layup?

You are allowed one in a half steps when in motion to shoot a layup, your first foot that lands when picking up the dribble counts as one half step your second foot that lands counts as a half step and then your third foot that lands the one you will jump off of to shoot the layup counts as a half step giving you a grand total of one in a half steps hope this helps... a lot of people get confused with counts each foot that lands as a whole step...

### How can you make a layup with the pressure of a game?

You dribble the ball, take two steps and put the ball in the rim...... Haha no I am not faced by pressure, so I can't really answer this one I have made some clutch baskets, but I was never scared of missing or anything.

### How far is a layup from the basket?

A layup is when you are very close to the basket when you shoot the ball. I would say a player would be 3 feet or less from the basket when they shot a layup.

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### What are the two ways a person can double dribble?

a person can try to dribble the ball with two hands or can dribble then pick up their dribble and then dribble again

### What is dribble in basketball?

Dribble in basketball is when you're in the middle of playing then you dribble.

### What is illegal dribble?

an illegal dribble or double dribble in basketball is when the player uses both hands to dribble or the player starts to dribble a second time after coming to a stop

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### Can you change direction while you are on layup?

When you are doing a layup, you go toward the basket. I'm sorry don't know what you mean.