where 2 opposing players jump for a ball the official tosses above and between them. The players then try to tap the ball to their teammates to gain possession
A ball tossed in the air by the referee so two opposing players can jump and try to tip it to a team-mate.
When a referee tosses the ball in the air between two opposing players.
(basketball) the way play begins or resumes when possession is disputed; an official tosses the ball up between two players who jump in an effort to tap it to a teammate
The procedure for starting play at the beginning of a game or an overtime period. The official tosses the ball into the air between the two opponents positioned at the center-court circle; the two players jump up and try to tap the ball to a teammate.
When possession is unclear, the referee tosses ball in the air and one player on each team jumps and attempts to tip it toward a teammate.
When players from opposing teams gain simultaneous possession of the ball, the referee stops play. After the teams are realigned, he tosses the ball up between those two players, who attempt to tap it to a teammate.
By hitting down on the ball, the striker can make the ball jump over an obstructing ball; prohibited on some courses.
A method of putting the ball into play by tossing it into the air between two opponents who jump and attempt to tap the ball to a teammate outside the circle.
2 opposing players jump for a ball an official tosses above and between them, to tap it to their teammates and gain possession; used to start the game (tip-off) and all overtime periods, and sometimes to restart play.
A method of putting the ball into play by tossing it up between two opponents in one of the three circles.
A method of putting the ball back into play at the beginning of the game and in various other situations. Two opponents face one another in one of the three restraining circles, the referee tosses the ball up between them, and they try to tip it to a teammate. All other players must remain outside the circle until the ball is touched.
A jump ball is a method used to begin or resume play in basketball. It is similar to a faceoff in ice hockey. Two opposing players attempt to gain control of the ball after it is tossed up into the air in between them by an official.