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Hand signals are used by referee's to relay the information of what foul took place to the stat officials sitting at the scorer's table. Using hand signals, the referee's do not need to walk over to the table and tell exactly what foul occurred, instead they use hand signals to describe the foul and which player committed the foul.

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