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Looking for an objective crybaby metric... Are there any NBA "complainer" statistics?
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For now, the closest tracked stat to finding out who complains the most is probably the technical foul leaders. http://espn.go.com/nba/statistics/player/_/stat/fouls/sort/technicalFouls/qualified/...

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Why do athletes need help standing up?
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You are over-thinking it. As someone who has played plenty of basketball, the 'reasons' are: Sportsmanship Saving energy Convenience Take a quick rest while there's a break in the action No reason ...

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Is spreading arms foul
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Yes, extending your arms while setting a screen is classified as an illegal screen. http://videorulebook.nba.com/archive/illegal-screen-pickn-roll-screener-extends-arms-2/

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Ball Handling Development
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Ways you can up your dribbling On your own: Do Drills (see youtube) Learn and practice all the basic fundamental moves: crossovers, behind the back, in and outs, hesitations, spin moves, etc. The ...

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What happens when a player is fouled hard while they are going for an and one?
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And 1's are only called on continuations / being in the act of shooting. Otherwise it's a dead ball non-shooting foul. To my knowledge, you can't be called for "multiple regular fouls" on the same ...

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Dealing with "cheap" opponents
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1) It's not that cheap. Pulling jersey, being grabby, etc. are all "in-between" type of plays. It's physical play that isn't necessarily a foul. Remember, basketball IS a physical sport. Not ...

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What is this type of dribbling called in basketball?
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Arbitrary street ball move. Could say it was an in-and-out dribble into a wrap around pass to himself. Either way, nice move if you can get away with it!

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Are the NBA champions called World champions? Why is that?
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It's a simple premise. The best players in the entire world (including the best international players) play in the NBA. Therefore, champions = "world champions", aka winners at the highest level of ...

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Is shouting a foul in basketball?
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Haha. No, it's definitely not a foul - especially if it's street / pickup ball. It's not a foul in the NBA either. You see bench players do this sometimes when the opponent's about to shoot. A ...

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Are there any sports in which a disability is actually an advantage?
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Nascar? (sitting down a lot) or The Paralympic Games. Not a disability, but sometimes shortness or small stature can be an advantage e.g. Horse Racing jockeys, gymnastics, etc. Going in the opposite ...

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