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yes, as long as it hits anything, except for the net alone.

in college you can actually shoot an airball and grab the ball.

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Q: If a basketball is shot and hits the backboard can the same player catch it and dribble?
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Is it out of bound if the ball hits the side of the backboard in basketball?

No, it is not considered out of bounds if the ball hits the side of the backboard. Unless it bounces off the side of the backboard and then out of bounds before you or someone else can catch it.

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jus drop dat stuff like it ain't nothin and catch it and u dribbled

What is rebounding in basketball?

If the ball bounces off the backboard or rim and you catch it before it hits the ground it counts as a rebound.

When someone passes you the ball in basketball how should you catch it?

with both hands. then put it on the floor and dribble!! try to shoot

What are words that have to do with basketball?

Some words are: Basketball, hoop, rim, orange, dunk, slam dunk, dribble, bounce, assist, pass, rebound, catch, coordination, shooting, lay-up, jump, drills, training, coach, player, NBA etc.

Is it double dribble when you drop the ball and pick it up again?

A double dribble is when you are dribbling and catch it but then you dribble again

Can a basketball player pass to himself?

I dont think that you can pass to yourself unless you bounce it off someone else. If you pass to yourself it might be considered traveling. the only way you can is to bounce it off the backboard or another player A player may throw the ball off the backboard and catch it. However, the player must receive the pass while in the air and shoot or pass before he comes down. Otherwise, the call is traveling

Can a player toss ball off the backboard to himself for a dunk?

Only if from the point of toss to take off there is no travel that you can't toss to the backboard take 3 or more steps and then catch it, but you can toss take up to 2.5 steps then jump and catch

Can a player dribble off a pass and still get an assist?

Yes, but the shot must be taken very soon. The player can catch the ball and dribble towards the basket or dribble and shoot to let the passer get the assist. Should the player getting the pass decide to make any move to gain a better advantage or more space, the passer will not get the assist.

In basketball when you catch a rebound can you fake a shot then dribble?

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Nba rebound their own miss even if it does not touch the rim or backboard?

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How do you catch a basketball?

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On a foul shot does the ball need to hit the rim?

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Can a basketball player taking a shot catch his own airball?

absolutely not it would be called self pass

Can a shootet rebound his own bal without it touching the rim first?

If it hits the backboard you get catch it yourself but you can't catch your own air ball

Can a basketball player who keeps both feet on the ground and who has not dribbled toss the ball in the air and catch it if he does not move his feet?

yes that is correct he can do that

Is it legal to dribble high enough to go over a defender then you go around him and catch the ball but do not dribble it again?

yes it is eleagle It's legal, but it's not a stategy that anybody would use because a high dribble is a great way to get the ball stolen from you. Unless you're playing against a midget.

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What is a pick in ultimate Frisbee?

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Is it considered traveling or some other violation for a player to shoot the ball not a free throw shot hit the backboard but miss the rim and then get his own rebound?

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