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defend the opponent team from scoring

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Q: What do defenders do in basketball?
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What is turnover un basketball?

when the defenders take the ball from offence team.

Where does the buffalo defenders girls aau basketball team practice?

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How do you break your defenders ankles in basketball?

By jumping on their ankles, but it probably wouldn't be allowed.

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Yes, because you will need to keep up with defenders and also do good in transitioning.

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In basketball, lane shooting is taking shots from inside the free throw lane. This is usually difficult because of the number of defenders.

If you are shooting a basketball and you come down on the defenders foot and fall is it a defensive foul?

No, that is not a foul it may be a sprained ankle, though.

In which sport does one find traps?

Basketball. A "trap" is when two defenders are sent to guard the man with the ball in an attempt to cause a turnover.

What is a harder soccer or basketball?

Soccer, you have to have much more endurance, you cant use your hands, and instead of only 5 defenders, there are 11.

Why do basketball players need flexibility?

to e able to weave them selves through defenders in the key and score in the best way possible

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no a bounce pass is very effective because it goes underneath a defenders hands.

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that they were the defenders of liberty that they were the defenders of liberty

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