pick-and-roll

noun
\ˈpik-ən(d)-ˈrōl \

Definition of pick-and-roll 

: a basketball play in which a player sets a screen and then cuts toward the basket for a pass

First Known Use of pick-and-roll

1960, in the meaning defined above

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