Jump-shot



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.
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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