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It means to dribble the ball and pick it up again and dribble it.

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Q: What does the basketball penalty Double Dribble mean?
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In basketball what does double dribble mean?

When you dribble the ball, stop and hold it, then continue dribbling. Or when u dribble the ball with two hands :)

What does it mean to double dribble in basketball?

A player who is dribbling the ball is "alive". But if you stop dribbling, and hold it up with 2 hands "dead". then if you dribble again, that's Double Dribble.

What is double dribble in basketball terms?

double dribble is a basketball term it means to dribble ( bouncing the ball while running) thethe ball then stop bouncing the ball and start dribbling again. It can also mean to bounce the ball with 2 hands but that hardly ever happens

What does double dribble mean?

Double Dribble means that you are dribbling, pick up the ball, and then continue dribbling afterwards.

What does dubble-dribbled mean?

double dribbled is a basketball term - meaning the ball has been held during a dribble. In effect dribbled, held and then dribbled again. This is an infraction of the rules of basketball and results in the opposing team being given the ball.

What does travel mean in basketball?

This is what traveling means... Traveling is when you take more than 1 step and that is a penalty. Picture yourself with a basketball and you stop dribbling. then take 2 steps. That is travelingMore than two steps without dribbling the ball

What is TP in basketball?

Wel l they could mean technical penalty or tenis peni

What is foul in basketball?

If by what is foul, you mean "what is A foul in basketball" then there is deffinently more than one. The basic fouls are: Double dribble- if you dribble the ball, and then stop dribbling, but then dribble it again, that's a double dribble, and then the other team gets the ball. Charging foul- if you have the ball, and you're running down the court, and you go for a lay up or dunk, and you charge your defender like a bull, that a charging foul, and the other team gets the ball. Goal tending- If someone shoots the basket, and it is about to or almost would have gone in the basket, and you just smack the ball away or out of the rim, it's an automatic 2-points for the offensive team. There are many, many other fouls in the game of basketball. If you can, you might want to Google this question. I hoped this helped. Sincerely, ID

When a player gets a foul in basketball does that mean they did something wrong?

In Basketball, a foul, is a penalty for doing something against the rules of the game.

What does Scribble and Dribble mean?

Scribble means to draw outside the lines purposely, almost like a preschooler would do. Dribble means, while playing basketball, to bounce the ball while moving up and down the court

What does crossover mean in basketball?

In the game of basketball, a crossover is a type of dribble where the ball handler bounces the ball in front of him/her from one hand to the other, in order to change the direction of their dribble quickly. For example, if a ball handler is dribbling to the left with his left hand and wants to quickly go to the right, he performs a crossover to the right.

What does double clutch mean in basketball?

It's when you fake a shot, and then shoot with the other hand.

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