tip-in


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tip-in

(tĭp′ĭn′)
n.
1. Basketball A field goal scored by tapping the ball into the basket with the fingertips.
2. Sports A goal in hockey scored at close range by a short stroke of a stick, especially by a deflection of a shot by another player.

tip-in

A field goal scored by tipping a rebound into the basket.
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He had a couple of big rebound baskets down the stretch, including a tip-in with 4:26 remaining that put the Huskies ahead 66-65.
The Tar Heels took their first lead of the second half 60-59 on a tip-in by Danny Green following a missed layup.
Meralco, though, stopped it with David hitting some timely jumpers and Davis dominating the inside with two tip-ins coming off his own misses.
Joseph Cornell's Manual of Marvels may not be suitable for active library lending as such-it pairs a hardcover facsimile journal complete with cutouts and tip-ins with paperback book of essays on Joseph Cornell and an interactive CD-but is still a top pick for any arts collection or enthusiast.
It was indeed a size mismatch as the tallest starter for the visitors measured 6-7, but Woods also was solid, making 8-of-12 shots from the field, everything from tip-ins on rebounds to a jump hook.
Throughout his time at Purdue he was a factor on the offensive boards, getting points from tip-ins and put backs.
And in the last minute, he missed a pair of tip-ins he would no doubt like to have back.
On a night when Lance Randall's squad squandered numerous tip-ins, Bailey's marksmanship carried them.
New EA SPORTS Freestyle Air gameplay takes the action above the rim with new dunks and added in-air control on put-backs, tip-ins, and shot blocks.
If he's rebounding on the offensive end and getting tip-ins and easy buckets in the paint, the Mavs have no answer for him.
Even OSU misses were turned into points, particularly in the first half when Calvin Hampton scored his 10 points on 5-of-5 from the field, including three tip-ins.
Extraordinary new moves include skyhooks, alley-oops, tip-ins, reverse lay ups and off the glass passes.