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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Jump shot parameters selected to determine movement pattern included kinematic analysis of a number of variables around the ankle, knee, hip, trunk, shoulder, elbow, and wrist joints and the following variables determined: (a) temporal series of joint angular displacement and velocities; (b) minimum and maximum joint angular displacements; (c) joint range of motion (d) joint angle at ball release; (e) minimum and maximum joint angular velocities; and, (f) movement duration.
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.
31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The hip hop industry is abuzz with news that rapper Paul Wall has partnered with Jump Shot Media in the first-ever rap battle mobile game that scores and evaluates original rap performances.
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.
They have some momentum, having won the past two games, most recently a 92-91 victory in Minnesota, where Corey Maggette made a game-winning jump shot with less than five seconds left.