inbounds pass

noun

basketball
: a pass to start play from a player who is standing out of bounds to a player who is on the court

Examples of inbounds pass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After an inbounds pass opposite his own basket, Pacers guard Andrew Nembhard inadvertently struck Brunson in the face, a sequence that sent the star guard tumbling to the ground. Kristian Winfield, Hartford Courant, 2 Feb. 2024 With three seconds left in Game 3 at the Forum and the Knicks leading, 102-100, West took an inbounds pass from Chamberlain at the far end of the court, dribbled twice, then let fly two steps beyond the key, the ball swishing through as time expired. Mike Kupper, Los Angeles Times, 12 June 2024 Carleton ended the third converting an inbounds pass from Olivia Époupa for a 59-52 lead, leading to Carleton and McBride exchanging an enthusiastic hand slap after the make. Mike Cook, Twin Cities, 10 June 2024 Kiley received an inbounds pass and turned around to dribble up the floor. Sam Cohn, Baltimore Sun, 20 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for inbounds pass 

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“Inbounds pass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inbounds%20pass. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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