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There really is no rule on this. The only time you can really touch a player is when they are backing you down in the post (in which you can put one hand or arm on them) or when they have their pivot foot on the ground.

Other than that, most touching of other players is considered a foul.

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Q: When can you touch a basketball player that has possession of the basketball?
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