Definition of double dribble in English:

double dribble

Syllabification: dou·ble drib·ble

noun

  • Basketball 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.
    More example sentences
    • Jones is overseeing a favorite Flint game called Kick Butt - no fouls, no out of bounds, no double dribble, no travel.
    • Explain what traveling with the ball is and what double dribble is.
    • He produced a turnover trifecta - a bad pass, a traveling call, and a double dribble - in the space of 74 seconds.

verb

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  • Commit or be charged with a double dribble.
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    • This slippery ball is in his Zen court, and if he double-dribbles, it could cost the Lakers a rifle.

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