Loose Ball Foul
A Loose Ball Foul can only occur when neither team has possession of the ball, this is usually the case when a player has lost control of the ball or the ball is in the air following a missed shot.
Basketball Defensive Drills - 2 Man Loose Ball Drill
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Loose Ball Foul - A basketball foul committed while neither team has possession of the ball (such as when going for a rebound).
Offensive Foul - Illegal contact, committed by an offensive player, after the ball is live.
Loose Ball Foul - Called by the referee when a personal foul occurs while the ball is not controlled by either team.
Man-to-man - A defensive formation in which each defensive player guards a specific offensive player.
A ball that is alive but not in the possession of either team.
An imaginary area outside either side of the foul lane close to the basket.
Loose Ball - A ball that is loose on the floor and is not controlled by either team.
Low Percentage Shot - A shot that is not likely to go in because it is out of the shooter's range, or the shooter is closely guarded, rushed, or off balance.
2 Man Loose Ball Drill
Teaches players to get after a loose ball by getting on the floor instead of reaching for the ball.
The ball when it is in play but not in the possession of either team; e.g., when it is rolling along the floor or coming off the backboard after a missed shot.
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3. A loose ball can only be retrieved by the person in the lane it is in.
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TR5 - Loose ball 3v3 - line up at foul lines, throw ball in middle, whoever gets it tries to score in 6 seconds.
Flagrant foul penalty 1 (2 FT and ball) Flagrant foul penalty 2 (2 FT and ball; offender is ejected) Fighting foul (Technical foul, no FT's and offenders are ejected) Pushing foul (1 FT and ball; offender is ejected) Loose ball ...
Shagger: A player who, in a drill, collects loose balls and returns them to the passer.
Shell drills: Defensive drills designed to work on all aspects of defense.
Reason--too many times in the game a player goes after a loose ball and tries to recover it by just by picking it up or even trying to advance it via a dribble without gaining possession.
A: The reason you can't find anything is because the NBA is the only league in the world that has a "loose ball foul." They use this terminology to describe a foul where neither team is in immediate control of the ball.
Go hard for loose balls and rebounds. Learn how to "box-out". Learn to set good picks (screens) on offense, so you can free up a teammate for an easy shot. Being a good teammate means coming to the game rested and playing as hard as you can.
A fast break can also start from a fumbled ball, a bad pass, a loose ball, or a missed free-throw.
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During a jump ball, a personal foul committed prior to either team obtaining possession, shall be ruled a "loose ball" foul.
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The coach who blows the whistle returns the loose ball to the coach at the midcourt area after the players clear out.
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GAIN POSSESSION WITH TWO HANDS. Catch the ball with 2 hands-concentrate on the catch before you do anything else. Rebound with 2 hands, pick up a loose ball with 2 hands. And when you pick it up don´t dribble right away. Possession first.
The Coaches must be prepared to give assistance to each player during the action so that they can improve on the spot. Coaches should also encourage the recovery of loose balls as they count for a point when a team controls the ball before it goes ...
line them up at a marked line and the coach rows the ball and then at the blow of a whistle the player runs and divies to try and save the ball before it rolls out of the set boundries this will get your team to dive and fight for the loose ball.
See also: Ball, Basket, Basketball, Court, Rebound