What is a jump stop in basketball?

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A jump stop is when a player literally jumps to a stop before ceasing to dribble the Basketball, making sure to land with both feet simultaneously. The benefit of this is that the player then has the option of using either foot as the pivot foot. If the player steps to a stop, the pivot foot is automatically the last foot with which the player stepped before dribbling ceased.

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