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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With Ortiz covered well, Mitchell received the ball, dribbled in slightly, and banked in the hook shot from three feet away for the eventual winning shot.
With two hook shots (and a few snickers from spectators), two jump shots and two free throws, this writer led all scorers.
The Celtics closed within 41-28 on a Kelly Olynyk layup with 81/2 minutes left in the half, but Houston answered with an 11-2 spurt to take a 22-point lead on a Howard hook shot. Houston led, 57-38, at the half.
Ben Stokes completed a pair in the match, mis-hitting Sharma to Pujara at mid-on and Root went the same over for 66, caught by Stuart Binny after another poor hook shot.
Or, a dynamic all-rounder plays the hook shot, making contact with the ball when it is close to his eyebrows, then pivots on to the back foot and rolls the wrists to send the ball high over the fielder at deep fine-leg.
A Junaid bouncer provoked an illadvised hook shot that Rahat Ali held at deep fine leg.
And Watson, whose stunning hook shot at the 10th last year set up victory, believes McIlroy has recovered from worse dents to his confidence.
Stoch won the award for his superb hook shot from the edge of the box for Fenerbahce in a match against Genclerbirliy-i on March 3 of last year.
"I like to shoot the half court shot, the hook shot, that is my favourite because to shoot the ball from half court, that is amazing.
With the pressure on Roberto Mancini's side, Joleon Lescott's 63rd-minute hook shot was enough to see the Eastlands club home, leaving Villa without a home win since November 5.
Neil Thomas put them ahead with a low shot after only two minutes, and Jack Christopher scored the second on the half-hour - a fierce right-footed hook shot from 20 yards.
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 26.9 seconds to go.
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.
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.