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Synonyms for clank

a loud resonant repeating noise

make a clank

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There were several air balls and others that clanked off the glass, never touching the rim.
A 75 percent career foul shooter, Hunter clanked both, dropping him to 5 for 13 this season.
On the other end, Stanislav Zuzak's last second shot clanked off the left side of the rim as CSUN snapped Irvine's home-winning streak at 19 games.
When Jordan lost his eye-hand-legs coordination for a crucial split-second and clanked the ball off the back of the rim as he attempted a breakaway dunk early in the NBA All-Star Game, it was the basketball equivalent of Mays falling down as he chased a fly ball in the 1973 World Series.
The Bears, who did not have a run of more than two consecutive baskets in the first 30 minutes, had its lone moment with a 10-2 run to pull within 58-45 with 8:44 to play before the clanked shots, unforced turnovers and defensive malaise manifested again.
Loucks, who missed a chance at an insurance goal when her shot clanked off the left post in the 79th minute, said: ``I have a lot of respect for that team.
The Matadors misfired on countless shots in the first half, shots that clanked off the glass and ricocheted across court.
See missed another long-range shot on the other end and Matadors guard Michael Scott clanked a shot off the side of the backboard as the shot clock expired.
Inman's concerns increased after he clanked his approach shot to No.
In the final minute of the first period, the Kings almost tied the score when a 75-footer by Rob Blake beat Hebert to the glove side but clanked off the right goal post.
Davis missed a long 3-pointer, Watson missed two free throws, and Matt Barnes clanked a 3-pointer he should never have attempted.