Pedantic Basketball Rules Q

  1. If a player, with the ball in his possession, raises his pivot foot off the floor, he must pass or shoot before his pivot foot returns to the floor. If he drops the ball while in the air, he may not be the first to touch the ball.

So either it’s a dribble (off the floor), or he may not move (except to pivot or take 2 steps).

I always thought if you dribbled the ball above the level of your shoulder in a normal stance, that was carrying…

But this is lonnnng agoooooo