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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Miguel Oczon knocked down three consecutive triples to give NU a commanding 55-37 lead at the 7:80 mark of the third period, and the Bulldogs' lead climbed to a high of 24 after a jump shot by Marc Diputado at the seven- minute mark of the final period, 73-49.
A jump shot by Allazia Blockton tied it with a minute left and Amani Wilborn made 1 of 2 free throws with 36 seconds remaining, but a lane violation by A&M gave her one more shot.
(AFP) - Dirk Nowitzki, who helped revolutionize the game as a big man with a potent long-range jump shot, passed Wilt Chamberlain on the National Basketball Association's all-time scoring list on Monday.
 "He's got to get a jump shot,'' Bryant said.
Napier's three-pointer with 5:07 remaining in the third quarter put them up 71-67 and he drained a jump shot to make it 75-70.
The jump shot has been a staple for TV personalities Julius Babao and Christine Bersola-Babao whenever they visit a foreign country.
Am I allowed to play a jump shot? It can be hard to make a visit to the table without an argument potentially arising, which makes it a perfect pub sport.
Another new feature of the K Series camera is Flash Jump Shot, which snaps a photo every three seconds (up to 20 photos) and stitches the images together into a fun GIF for easy sharing.
A- Other: Fingerprint Scanner / FM Radio / Flash Jump Shot / Music Flash /
DeRozan said he spent some time earlier in the day watching the final few minutes of Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals, in which Hall of Famer Michael Jordan beat the Utah Jazz with a late jump shot, giving the Chicago Bulls their sixth title in eight seasons.
And when a sensational three-point jump shot by Adisson Spruill with just 46 seconds remaining gave Al Rayyan a crucial 83-81 lead, they must have thought they had put themselves in a winning position.
"When people say God blessed me with a beautiful jump shot, it really pisses me off.