BASIC BALL HANDLING MOVEMENTS (without Dribble). Former WNBA player and NCAA star, Toccara Williams, along with five-time NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway, show the importance of getting a good feel for the basketball while working on a few stationary ball handling drills without utilizing the dribble. Ball Slaps allow you to train yourself for getting a good overall feel for the ball using your entire hand. Fingertip movements, moving the ball back and forth as fast as you can using only your fingertips, strengthen your fingertips and also help you as you start to utilize the dribble. Ball Circles and Figure 8, done sitting in an athletic stance help you work on your stance position and moving the ball from one hand to the other as fast as you can. Learn these important basic skills from the pros!