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in·bound 1

adv. & adj.
Bound inward; incoming: a subway traveling inbound; inbound commuter traffic.

in·bound 2

tr.v. in·bound·ed, in·bound·ing, in·bounds
To put (the ball) into play by passing it from out of bounds to a teammate on the court.


coming in; inward bound: an inbound ship.



inward bound: inbound ships.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inbound - directed or moving inward or toward a centerinbound - directed or moving inward or toward a center; "the inbound train"; "inward flood of capital"
incoming - arriving at a place or position; "incoming class"; "incoming mail"


[ˈɪnbaʊnd] ADJ [flight] → de llegada; [passenger] → que llega/llegaba


[ˈɪnbaʊnd] adj [flight] → en provenance


adj flightankommend; a special inbound flight from Honduraseine ankommende Sondermaschine aus Honduras
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While the 1-2-1-1 traps the ballhandler on the initial inbounded pass, the 2-2-1 press usually is more passive and waits for the ballhandler to start his dribble down the sideline before trapping him.
He also must be the first defender back to protect the basket after the ball has been inbounded.
The following positions are always filled at the conclusion of any of the three plays: the ballside deep corner area, the ballside and the weakside elbow area (just outside of the 3-point line), the weakside low-post area, and the spot out-of-bounds on the baseline where the ball was initially inbounded.