jump ball

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(basketball) the way play begins or resumes when possession is disputed

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Glenn experiments with a variety of poetic forms in creating the realistic and believable Jump Ball characters.
The ball rolled out of bounds, and referees called a jump ball after video replay.
Tadamon was in control of the tempo of the game since the jump ball with Vladan Vukosavljevic and Joey Accaoui dominating on both ends of the court.
The Panthers got 41 yards on carries by Conner before Voytik connected with Boyd on a 15-yard jump ball in the end zone to give the Panthers a 10-7 lead.
They were going to take the floor for the jump ball, dapping up the Clippers players as is customary before games.
The game tipped off with Anthony Robinson winning the jump ball over the veteran Darren Butler.
Members seeking to qualify for the opportunity to purchase equity in this third jump ball programme will be assessed by their overall trading participation (by value traded) from 1 June 2009 - 30 October 2009, subject to certain terms and conditions.
With 1:11 left in the game and Maine West ahead 47-44, the Spartans received the ball on a jump ball alternate possession.
He also sealed the game with a breakaway layup after Yee won a crucial jump ball against Gabe Norwood in the final seconds.
Once he slipped, it was a jump ball and Terrence Ross is probably the last guy you want to throw a jump ball to.
5 seconds left before UCLA's Jordan Adams ran in to force a jump ball that went to the Bruins.
In Louisville's win over Wichita State on Saturday, fans were upset about a questionable jump ball call that sealed the win for the Cardinals.
That's happened ever since Naismith threw a jump ball up, that's always happened in basketball," Jackson said Friday, referring to the inventor of basketball, James Naismith.
The game started with Richmond winning the jump ball but squandering possession as Mark Finmore stole the ball and scored his first points of the match.