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What is the proper way to dribble a basketball?

How to Dribble a Basketball

  1. Keep your head up and your eyes on the game. …
  2. Extend your arm and snap your wrists to send the ball into the ground.
  3. Use your fingers, not your palm, to control the ball.
  4. Do not bounce the ball too high while dribbling.

Why is dribbling important?

Dribbling is a very important fundamental of both offensive and defensive basketball. Offensively it is used to advance the ball in the back court, to make a drive-in to the basket, and to free oneself from close or congested defensive areas.

What does dribbling mean in basketball?

A dribble is movement of the ball, caused by a player in control, who throws or taps the. ball to the floor.

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