hook shot


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a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

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The Rockets had one last chance after Horford's go-ahead hook shot, but Harden was called for another offensive foul and time expired after Horford missed his second free throw.
But the problem with the hook shot, unlike a dancing- down-the-wicket six, is the risk factor involved.
court hook shots, dribbling skills, slam-dunking and general basketball mayhem.
After Tyrus Thomas' hook shot closed the gap again for Chicago with 1:14 left, Outlaw answered with his own hook shot to make it 95-90 with 26.
Zaheer bowled Salman Butt and then drew a reckless hook shot from Younis Khan who was caught at backward square leg.
We can still visualize Arizin rising in the air in the corner of the frontcourt, turning his body slightly in, and sweeping the ball over his head then around to the front in a sort of modified hook shot.
In the first quarter, Bynum blocked Kenyon Martin at one end of the court and connected on a hook shot over Martin at the other end.
Vale had a let-off when Simon Johnson hit the bar in the 56th minute but they battled on and sub Chris Birchall was unlucky to see his hook shot saved in the 78th minute.
He was 15 yards inside the boundary at fine leg when Kapali middled a hook shot against Johnson.
Even when Orient lost keeper MacKenzie sent off for handling White's hook shot outside the box, the London side kept their cool.
Eze muffed a hook shot in the ensuing possession, but King Caralipio dove for the leather and forced a jumpball, with the possession arrow awarding the ball to Letran.
Hickson's hook shot put the Blazers ahead, 86-80, but a pair of reverse layups by Paul Pierce and Brandon Bass pulled the Celtics to 86-84 with 2:54 left.
The match at Westpac Stadium was tantalizingly balanced when Doug Bracewell tempted a false hook shot from Jacques Kallis, who trudged off for 13 to leave his side 35 for three in the 10th over.
The newcomer almost made an instant impact with a cross into the Thistle box that saw Andy Kirk try a hook shot that came back off the bar.
The Aussie departed soon after lunch feathering a hook shot off Ryan Watkins to Wallace, but that only brought in Patel to keep the scoreboard moving.