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the muscles you use are your fore arms, biceps, and triceps. when you dribble it you are using your triceps to push it down and your forearms to stabilize it. when the ball bounces off the floor and into your hand again you are using your biceps because they move back. your forearms actually act as stabilizers.
you use your toe muscles

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This question is a bit confusing because bones have joints, muscles do not. For the most part your elbow is involved, but you also use your shoulder and wrist to dribble.

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Your boner.

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