finger roll

noun

1
: bread shaped in long slender rolls
2
: an Italian breadstick
3
basketball : a one-handed shot made by rolling the ball off the fingertips over the rim of the basket
… Payton is capable of dropping in points in bunches, especially when he uses his deceptively strong 6′4″, 180-pound frame to post up opponents and then slips deftly around them for a finger roll.Jon Wertheim, Sports Illustrated, 20 Dec. 1999

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“Finger roll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finger%20roll. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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