bounce pass


: a pass to a teammate that is made by bouncing the ball once

Examples of bounce pass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With four minutes, 14 seconds left and Boston down 1 point, Tatum took a bounce pass from Malcolm Brogdon and reluctantly fired a 3-pointer in front of Joel Embiid. Gary Washburn,, 12 May 2023 Fellow managing director Tammie Miller had been watching a Marquette men's basketball game a few days earlier when the inspiration came to her like a crisp bounce pass. Ben Steele, Journal Sentinel, 2 May 2023 The defensive pressure aided the Spartans, limiting the Trojans to a 5-for-15 start while getting another Hauser 3-pointer and Sissoko dunk off a Hoggard bounce pass to extend the lead to 11, 24-13, with 9:08 to go. Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press, 17 Mar. 2023 About five minutes later, Antetokounmpo drove into the paint and drew a double team before dropping a beautiful bounce pass to Lopez for a dunk that gave Milwaukee the lead at 61-41. Ben Steele, Journal Sentinel, 2 Apr. 2023 Then, down on the other end, Ijiwoye skipped a perfect bounce pass between two defenders to Fairwell for an easy layup. Theo MacKie, The Arizona Republic, 4 Mar. 2023 Guards then enter the ball with a bounce pass. Staff Reports, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Mar. 2023 Prior to hurting his ankle, Omoruyi drove and found McGruder open for a layup with a bounce pass. Detroit Free Press, 15 Mar. 2023 What could have been a routine toss to second base became one for the highlight reel, as Bregman threw a beautiful bounce pass Mauricio Dubón, who then fired the ball to first to complete the double play. Michael Shapiro, Chron, 8 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Bounce pass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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