1. This is a violation in basketball when the player who is dribbling the ball, temporarily rests the ball in one or both hands, then resumes dribbling again. Also known as palming, a player can avoid a carrying call by making sure their palms face the ground while dribbling the ball.
This is similar to a double-dribble violation, where a player will temporarily stop dribbling the ball, then resumes again.
1. While performing his signature crossover, Iverson gets called for carrying after the referee says he palmed the ball.
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