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Jump shot (basketball)

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In basketball (and derivatives like netball), a regular jump shot or jumper is an attempt to score a basket by jumping, usually straight up, and in mid-jump, propelling the ball in an arc into the basket. [1]

24 relations: American Basketball League (1925–55), Basketball, Belus Smawley, Block (basketball), Dave Minor, EuroCup Women, Fadeaway, Glenn Roberts (basketball), Glossary of basketball terms, Hank Luisetti, Hook shot, Joe Fulks, John Adams (basketball), John Christgau, John Miller Cooper, Ken Sailors, Marginal Revolution (blog), Myer Skoog, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Netball, Pump fake, The New York Times, University of Missouri, University of Wyoming.

American Basketball League (1925–55)

The American Basketball League (ABL) was an early professional basketball league.

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Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.

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Belus Smawley

Belus Van Smawley (March 20, 1918 – April 24, 2003) was an American basketball player and coach.

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Block (basketball)

In basketball, a block or blocked shot occurs when a defensive player legally deflects a field goal attempt from an offensive player to prevent a score.

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Dave Minor

Davage "Dave" Minor (February 23, 1922 – March 14, 1998) was a player in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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EuroCup Women

The EuroCup Women (officially FIBA EuroCup Women) is the second-caliber professional basketball league with teams from European clubs from national leagues joined in FIBA Europe.

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A fadeaway or fall-away in basketball is a jump shot taken while jumping backwards, away from the basket.

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Glenn Roberts (basketball)

Glenn Roberts (October 25, 1912 – May 21, 1980) was an American National Basketball League player.

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Glossary of basketball terms

Basketball, like any other major sport, has its own unique words and phrases used by sports journalists, players, and fans.

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Hank Luisetti

Angelo-Giuseppi "Hank" Luisetti (June 16, 1916 – December 17, 2002) was an American college men's basketball player.

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Hook shot

In basketball, a hook shot is a play in which the offensive player, usually turned perpendicular to the basket, gently throws the ball with a sweeping motion of his arm in an upward arc with a follow-through which ends over his head.

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Joe Fulks

Joseph Franklin "Jumping Joe" Fulks (October 26, 1921 – March 21, 1976) was an American professional basketball player, sometimes called "the first of the high-scoring forwards".

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John Adams (basketball)

John Adams (April 9, 1917 – June 1979) was an American basketball player.

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John Christgau

John Frederick Christgau (born February 11, 1934) is an American author of fiction and non-fiction.

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John Miller Cooper

John Miller Cooper (1912–2010) was an American educator.

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Ken Sailors

Kenneth Lloyd Sailors (January 14, 1921 – January 30, 2016) was an American professional basketball player active in the 1940s and early 1950s.

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Marginal Revolution (blog)

Marginal Revolution is a blog focused on economics run by economists Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, both of whom teach at George Mason University.

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Myer Skoog

Myer Upton "Whitey" Skoog (born November 2, 1926) is an American retired professional basketball player for the NBA's Minneapolis Lakers.

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National Collegiate Athletic Association

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.

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Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players.

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Pump fake

A pump fake is a feigned attempt to pass the ball in football or basketball.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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University of Missouri

The University of Missouri (also, Mizzou, or MU) is a public, land-grant research university in Columbia, Missouri.

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University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming is a land-grant university located in Laramie, Wyoming, situated on Wyoming's high Laramie Plains, at an elevation of 7,220 feet (2194 m), between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountains.

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