spot pass


noun Basketball, Football.

a pass intentionally directed to a specific place in the court or field instead of a particular receiver, the receiver being expected to arrive at the place at the same time as the ball.

Nearby words

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  8. spot reducing,
  9. spot strike,
  10. spot test

Origin of spot pass

First recorded in 1945–50

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