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hook shot


Simple Definition of hook shot

  • basketball : a shot made by swinging the ball up and over your head with a long movement of your arm

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hook shot

  1. :  a shot in basketball made usually while standing sideways to the basket by swinging the ball up in an arc with the far hand

Circa 1932

First Known Use of hook shot

circa 1932

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to depart quickly

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