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Old 12-21-13, 12:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Kyle_E_Woyote View Post
I've heard it said that "The hand is part of the ball." So if a defensive player hits the hand of the offensive player with the ball, is this a foul or not? BTW, thanks for dong this thread, it's a great idea.
Not a foul.....

From the rule book...

It is legal use of hands to reach to block or slap the ball controlled by a dribbler or a player throwing for goal or a player holding it and accidentally hitting the hand of the opponent when it is in contact with the ball
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