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# Can a basketball player have one foot in the paint and one foot out?

Updated: 9/28/2023

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13y ago

If you're in possession of the ball, and your foot or any other part of your body makes contact with the floor outside of the court, it's considered an out. If you jump outside of the boundary and toss the ball back inbounds before you make contact, it's not out.

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10y ago

Wiki User

13y ago

Yes. They can have one foot in and one foot out and not be called for a 3-second violation

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