finger roll

noun

Definition of finger roll

  1. 1 :  bread shaped in long slender rolls

  2. 2 :  an Italian breadstick

  3. 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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