NBA Survival Guide: B-Ball LipGlossary With WNBA’s Tina Charles


Vixens, are looking to know everything there is to know about this basketball season? Well, have no fear because WNBA player Tina Charles of Connecticut Sun gives us her top 1o basketball terms and tips you should know. So study up and get ready to impress your friends—and that special someone—on your newfound skills! — Alysia Lester

1. Travel

“You take more than two steps without dribbling the ball. If you pass the ball and just run with it, that is a travel.”

2. Layup

“When a player makes a shot near the basket. They are in transition, dribbling to the basket to score.”

3. Turnover

There are different ways to have a turnover. “You have the ball and it goes out of bounds, the four lines on the court, or if someone steals the ball. Also, throwing the ball to another player that is not on your team.”

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