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jump shot

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noun Basketball.
  1. a shot with one or both hands in which a player leaps into the air and shoots the ball at the basket at the moment of reaching the highest point of the leap.
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Origin of jump shot

First recorded in 1905–10
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jump shot

noun
  1. basketball a shot at the basket made by a player releasing the ball at the highest point of a leap
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