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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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In the second OT, Vernon Hills took a two-point lead a couple of times in the final minute behind a couple of short jump shots from Barszcz.
Bryle Herradura opened the third quarter with two free throws before Serrano hit successive jump shots to spark the decisive run.
A group of Australian lads have come with a hybrid game which combines the skill of stroking jump shots and the intellectual stimulation of the popular board game, 'Connect Four'.
JUMP SHOTS Harlem Globetrotters' Slick, left, and Firefly with Paddy Lamont, 11, and other Hutchie pupils, below.
can fire off enough jump shots to break Syracuse's zone, and freshman forward Mitch McGary has the skill and size to outmuscle the Orange inside.
We kind of were settling for jump shots there and we got to the huddle and said we need to start being aggressive to the basket," Putnam coach William Shepard said.
Guy scored by hitting back-to-back jump shots from the high post.
Warm-up included generalized and specific exercises in which participants practiced a number of jump shots. After the warm-up period, reflective markers (1.5 cm in diameter) were placed on the skin and clothes and allowed to reconstruct the movement in two dimensions according to the biomechanical model indicated in Figure 3.
Tilal were even unable to force Riyadi into mid-range jump shots, only giving up wide open 3-pointers and dunks, the two most efficient shots in basketball.
Aimed at eight to 14 year olds, the course will run every Sunday from 4pm until 5pm and will cover basic skills, including dribbling, lay-ups, jump shots and defence.
While Jefferson was scoring on six straight possessions, Miller made three jump shots, but his teammates contributed two turnovers and three misses.
"It's not so different from what's already out there in the entertainment media in America," he adds, noting that rappers have lyrics about "sipping on 40s, pimping hoes, smoking the chronics, slinging crack rocks, and wicked jump shots." Chang also points out that the game is not called "Blackopoly."