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University of Toronto Scarborough
Diaspora and Transnational Studies

The chest pass This is the safest and most accurate pass you can use It is safe because higher passes which loop upwards are likely to be intercepted by the opposing team Chest level is also the easiest area of the body to receive a pass Passes that arrive below chest level are difficult to catch and are likely to be less controlledTo perform a chest pass hold the basketball close to your chest with your fingers spread around the ball As you push the ball to your teammate after making eye contact with them to ensure they realise the pass is about to be made take a step forward and extend your arms sharply As your arms straighten after releasing the ball snap your wrists inward Your thumbs should be together and pointing downwards whereas your fingers should always follow the direction of your targetThe bounce pass This pass is useful when you are being tightly marked or when you are dribbling with the ball because you will already have forward momentum with which to power the passTo perform a bounce pass firstly draw the defender to one side of you by faking a move then pass the ball under their outstretched arms Keep your centre of gravity low in order to complete this move successfully To keep the ball down push it with your fingers in the direction of your teammate Always check your angles when making a bounce pass ensure the ball hits the ground twothirds of the distance towards your teammateWhy make a pass Sometimes it can be all too tempting to go for glory on the basketball court even if youre not in a great position However passing travels much faster than dribbling and also imposes stricter control on the ball so if you see a teammate ahead of you in an open position pass the ball to them This is much more likely to result in success Passing is also a necessary skill to use when being heavily defended in an attacking area even if you think you are in a good positionPurpose of dribbling The dribble is part of the basketball triple threat offensive move It has many uses on court including creating an attack charging forward to the hoop beating your marker escaping from a tight defensive corner creating a successful shooting position and changing shooting or passing angles In general the dribble should be used to help you get from A to B quickly and efficiently This is not to say that dribbling should be used in every situation There is nothing more frustrating in a game situation than watching a player hog the ball whilst dribbling the length of the court seemingly oblivious to other teammates in good passing positions
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