One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An illegal dribble that occurs when a player dribbles with both hands simultaneously or interrupts a dribble by holding the ball briefly in one or both hands.
- ‘Today's feature: a double-dribble foul by the National Basketball Association, in which the billionaire owners and millionaire players are killing the sport.’
- ‘And it's this double dribble at the end of the movie that keeps a good sports film from turning into a true champion.’
- ‘Explain what traveling with the ball is and what double dribble is.’
- ‘Jones is overseeing a favorite Flint game called Kick Butt - no fouls, no out of bounds, no double dribble, no travel.’
- ‘He produced a turnover trifecta - a bad pass, a traveling call, and a double dribble - in the space of 74 seconds.’
Commit or be charged with a double dribble.
- ‘This slippery ball is in his Zen court, and if he double-dribbles, it could cost the Lakers a rifle.’
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