jump shot


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jump shot

n. Basketball
A shot made by a player at the highest point of a jump. Also called jumper1.

jump shooter n.

jump shot

n
(Basketball) basketball a shot at the basket made by a player releasing the ball at the highest point of a leap

jump′ shot`


n.
a basketball shot made by releasing the ball at the peak of a vertical leap.
[1905–10]

jump shot

Shot where a player causes the cue ball to rise from the bed of the table.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jump shot - (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jumpjump shot - (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
basketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out"
basketball, basketball game, hoops - a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
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Sabi niya wag daw ako mag-settle sa jump shot kasi yung dalawang jump shot ko sobra so medyo nagising ako nang konti nung nasigawan ni coach," Almazan said.
NEW YORK (CyHAN)- The Washington Wizards edged the New York Knicks 90-89 thanks to a key jump shot from Bradley Beal on Friday.
However, only a few studies have analyzed the performance of the jump shot when the distance is experimentally manipulated.
participating in the NBA's pre-draft camp, is confident in his jump shot, and that could be the key to whether he gets a chance to make an NBA roster or remains at UCLA for his senior season.
As you can see in the diagram, "Skip" offers a good example of an even-front special for a jump shot.
Based on expert opinion an instrument detailing the form of the jump shot was developed Intramural male college basketball players (n = 32) performed three jump shots each at 13 ft and 20 ft from the basket.
Renardo Sidney stretched out his 6-foot-10 frame at center court, seemingly without a care in the world during pregame warmups, and teammate Malik Story nonchalantly drained jump shot after jump shot from the baseline in front of numerous interested onlookers.
The play is designed to get the 4 man either a layup or a short jump shot in the lane or from mid-post.
The hairdo is straight Kid'n Play, circa 1991, and the feathery jump shot a throwback to a time when basketball was defined by subtle skills, not loud, thunderous dunks.
11: If X2 closes on the ball, 3 can hit 4 at the elbow for a jump shot or start a hi-low action with 5.
Mike Avecilla made a jump shot just before the halftime buzzer to give the Lancers a 26-20 lead at intermission.
Player 2 spots up for a pass from 5, then shoots a jump shot from the right.