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Old 09-29-2009, 03:12 PM   #15
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Default Re: protecting the ball while driving in for a lay up?

Originally Posted by Maga_1
It's so easy to steal you the ball when you keep the ball above your head .. Or normally you fail the shoot when you got some opposition :s

When i go to do a lay up, i try to put the ball close to my chest and grab around like when you're fighting to get the ball. Wade do that all the time.

Are you trying to say keeping the ball up high makes it easier to steal? You want to keep the ball up high so you can draw contact and keep it away from the defender. If you put it LOW, you are asking for defenders to knock it away or wrap you up and ref calls "jumpball"
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