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Synonyms for backboard

a raised vertical board with basket attached

a board used to support the back of someone or something

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WKSI' Owners Judy Mullins and Mary Gustaff, with 30 years of experience, including being awarded Disney's coveted Vendor of the Year Award for two years in a row, said, "We are really excited to use our skills and expertise to design new types of products, like this NCAA Championship backboard, that will help fans remember the joys of winning.
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For anyone but the best shooters, the ball has a better chance of going in if you aim between the backboard and the center of the hoop, not the center itself," he said.
According to the NCAA rule book, Rule 7, Section 1, Article 3: "The ball shall be out of bounds when it passes over the backboard from any direction.
When Dixon slam dunked, he grabbed onto the rim, which was bolted to a metal plate sandwiching the glass backboard.
DUNK: Dixon slams ball into hoop; DUCK: He quickly dives away as backboard shatters and glass rains down on court
Who can forget Jumping Jackie Jackson who could soar so high that he could snatch quarters from atop the backboard.
Aqua-Toss is shaped as a giant football within a concave backboard set in a rugged base with four target holes into which players throw waterproof, nonabsorbent, cushioned footballs.
An ordnance technician with VMFA-212, Rancel witnessed the Sailor in a jet ski accident and was able to bring him ashore on a floating backboard.
If a backboard doesn't fit on a standard ambulance cot, it won't fit on a medical helicopter.
It consists of a welded, heavy-duty, yet light-weight steel frame that supports a removable 24" square backboard of weatherproof corrugated plastic.
The "pulled-out," or avulsed, teeth occurred primarily if the backboard had been lowered or if the players used objects to raise their take-off area to dunk the basketball.
Rabbi Brenner took the idea of basketball, but changed the backboard, lowered the rim, and ruled out running and jumping.
So we came up with a system that the backboard could be raised and lowered.
The simplest pool addition is a basketball backboard at one end of Suzanne and Jerry Flynn's Los Angeles lap pool.