xxEnglish ~ Inglésxx pivot xx
xxArabic ~ فرس ~ xx لاعب الوسط xx
xxCatalán ~ Catalàxx
xxChinese ~ 中文xx
xxCroatian ~ hrvatskixx
xxFrench ~ Françaisxx centre ~ piquet xx
xxGerman ~ Alemánxxxx
xxGreek ~ ελληνικάxxxx πίβοτ xx
xxItalian ~ Italianoxx xx
xxPortuguese ~ Portuguêsxxxx pivô xx
xxRomanian ~ limba românăxxxx
xxRussian ~ русский языкxx
xxSpanish ~ Españolxx pivote ~ giro xx

1. A Basketball  (external link) center;

2. Also the foot that must remain touching the floor until a ball handler who has stopped dribbling is ready to pass or shoot .

n. The area near the basket, generally where the center operates or the act of changing directions, by keeping one foot planted on the ground while stepping in one or more directions with the other foot.

v. To turn the sole of your foot in an attempt to change your position or the angle at which you will be defending or trying to score.

When a player holding the ball steps any number of times in any direction with the same foot, while the other ( the pivot foot ) holds its point of contact with the floor.


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