it is called rebounding
Yes. There is a lot of physical contact involved, especially when rebounding.
It is for more balace when jumping. (ex. rebounding, dunking)
Ball handling , Passing , Defense , Rebounding , Shooting
1. Gravity. 2. Rebounding properties. 3. Newton's Laws of Motion.
to rebound you have to jump high or rech higher than your oppenent
the basketball sport is actually with the ball rebounding in the ground while the player moves. So ti does touches the ground.
Basically all the positions, but mostly center, power forward, small forward, and sometimes shooting guard (depends on the player for SG) do most of the rebounding.
Basketball is a Contact sport that allows limited contact.... this is demonstrated through rebounding and posting up as there is a fair bit of contact involved.