bank shot

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a basketball shot that bounces off of the backboard before passing through the hoop

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com), the leading financial media company, today announced "Bernanke's Bank Shot Bracket," a financial playoff tournament that will see the major financial indicators face off in the battle for economic supremacy.
Watson's bank shot on a runner gave the visitors a 10-point lead with 4:29 left in the first quarter.
When the Hoosiers made it 47-45 on a bank shot by Roderick Wilmont with 1:45 remaining, Afflalo adamantly called for the ball when UCLA set up in its half court offense.
PRE-TAX profits at the Dublin-based Anglo-Irish Bank shot up by a whopping 75 per cent over the six months up to March.
West followed with a driving bank shot, but the Hornets couldn't get any closer.
With Afflalo doing much of the defending, Low was 1 of 8 from the field, with the lone basket coming on a 12-foot bank shot.
The bank shot that Gallinari hit, that was the basketball gods punishing us for not having great focus.
Dwight Lewis' bank shot put the Trojans back in front under with five minutes left.
Desjardins goal was a bank shot off Lowell goaltender Jeff Frazee, then Vasyunov tipped one past Stalock from just outside the left post.
He missed all three shots in the game, two 3-pointers and a wild bank shot on a drive to the basket in traffic.
It's The Ultimate Bank Shot at Founders Hall and the NationsBank Corporate Center during the NCAA Final Four Tournament, March 31 through April 4.
NBA JAM 2001 features special signature moves from the NBA's finest, like the famed "Utah Jazz" pick and role, Jason Kidd's deadly crossover dribble and Scott Pippen's untouchable low post bank shot.
Garnett's bank shot capped a 17-5 run that closed the Celtics within 62-59, but Kapono closed the third quarter with a 3-ointer over Pierce's extended hand and opened the fourth with a running bank shot to give Toronto a bit more breathing room, 67-59.
Yeah, that was pretty funny,'' Ross said of his lucky bank shot.