pump fake

noun
|Updated on: 11 Jul 2018

Definition of pump fake

: a fake in which a player simulates throwing a pass (as in football) or taking a shot (as in basketball)

pump-fake

play \ˈpəmp-ˌfāk\ verb

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1964

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