Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
Basketball a one-handed shot in which the extended arm is brought sideways over the head in tossing the ball toward the basket
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noun BasketballThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A shot made by arcing the far hand upward while being positioned or moving sideways to the basket.