basketball shot


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Noun1.basketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoopbasketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out"
bank shot - a basketball shot that bounces off of the backboard before passing through the hoop
dunk, dunk shot, stuff shot - a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket
finger-roll - a basketball shot that rolls off the tips of the fingers into the basket
charity shot, charity throw, charity toss, foul shot, free throw, penalty free throw - an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul
hook shot, hook - a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket
jump shot, jumper - (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
layup, lay-up - a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)
pivot shot - a one-handed basketball shot made while whirling on the pivot foot
set shot - a two-handed basketball shot from a stationary position
scoop shot - a basketball shot made with an underhand scooping motion
tip in - a basketball shot made by tapping the rebounding ball back into the basket
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
shot - an attempt to score in a game
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A basketball shot in 'Side A' becomes a video game alley-oop pass in 'Side B'.
A basketball shot in "Side A" becomes a video game alley-oop pass in "Side B".
The serial record breakers achieved a further six record titles, including the Longest back somersault basketball shot at an impressive 17.71m.
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"Just like his basketball shot, he made a perfect throw to me," said the fan, who requested to be kept anonymous due to him being in law enforcement, (http://www.espn.in/nba/story/_/id/23846784/mouthguard-golden-state-warriors-stephen-curry-auctioned) as quoted by ESPN .
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Jerald Acoba hit the biggest basketball shot of his life, and he's ninety-five thousand dollars richer because of it.
Okubo H, Hubbard M, 2006, Dynamics of the basketball shot with application to the free throw.
That's the sound of the basketball shot heard 'round the world.
Washington, July 25 ( ANI ): President Obama admitted that his "basketball shot is broken" during a surprise lunch stop in Los Angeles.
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