There are three (3) ways that player can move the basketball once he/she gets possession of it:
In this tutorial, we will learn about the meaning behind the the phrase triple threat or the ability for a player to pass, shoot, or dribble once he/she gets the ball.
When a player first gets possession of the ball, he/she is in triple threat.
Why Is It Called Triple Threat?
Why is it called triple threat? It's called triple threat because a player has three (3) options he/she can choose that can be threatening to opposing team. A player can:
- Pass The Ball
- Shoot The Ball
- Dribble The Ball
Coming Up Next
Up next, we will discuss each of these in great detail. You will learn when a player should pass, shoot, or dribble and the rules that go along with each of them.