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The easy answer is no. Once an offensive player gets a rebound, which usually means obtaining possession by coming down on two feet, they cannot take two steps and attempt another shot or pass. For more information the NBA rule book available at gives good detail in Section XIV-Traveling.

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Q: If you offensive rebound in the post can you take two steps and layup without dribbling?
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Series of steps on how to do a layup?

you just do a layup man

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Well here are just a few - if a player fouls 5 times, they are taken out of the game - if you have the ball, you must dribble it when you are moving - you cannot stay in the key for more than 3 seconds - once you stop dribbling the ball, you have 5 seconds to pass it or shot it - you are allowed 2 steps without dribbling to jump up to shoot a layup (some referees allow 3 steps) Hope This helps!

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How do you make a left hand layup if you are right handed?

I have trouble with the same thing, i mainly go with a right handed layup or a reverse left handed. To do a left handed layup is the same way to do a right handed layup but just with the other hand. May take awhile to get used to though.

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