basketball shot

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Jerald Acoba hit the biggest basketball shot of his life, and he's ninety-five thousand dollars richer because of it.
That's the sound of the basketball shot heard 'round the world.
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It's a skill which has helped him win medals and accolades in individual basketball shot tournaments and helped him develop his gold medal-winning technique in the art of playing bocce, a thrilling ball game which is a particular favourite in the Special Olympics.
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It's like a basketball shot clock - only no buzzer goes off when time expires.
With a plush dog under his arm - a toy he won with a basketball shot - 17-year-old Sergio Obregon on Sunday enjoyed the sights and sounds of Fiesta Broadway, a giant street party that kicks off Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Los Angeles.
However, the nature of the basketball shot was altered to make it less familiar, and regular feedback was provided during each trial of 50 shots.
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exhibition basketball team, Harlem Globetrotters's rookie Thunder Law has smashed the official Guinness World Record for the longest basketball shot.
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