GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Basketball) A shot that rolls off the tips of the fingers into the basket.
- n. a basketball shot that rolls off the tips of the fingers into the basket
“While the practice was ragged for long stretches, among the highlights of the practice were several dunks by McGee, an opening finger-roll basket from Arenas and an array of drives and passes from John Wall, the No. 1 overall pick in June's NBA draft.”
“Roy's finger-roll layup at the buzzer gave Portland a 109-108 victory over the Knicks on Sunday.”
“Iverson dished off to Hamilton for the game's first basket, scored on a finger-roll layup and kicked the ball out to Prince for a 3-pointer as Detroit took a 9-6 lead.”
“Rookie O.J. Mayo's finger-roll narrowed it to 92-90 with 5.4 seconds left.”
“Brandon Roy lifted the Trail Blazers with a finger-roll at the buzzer.”
“He scored on four of the Nets 'first five possessions, starting it with a finger-roll in the lane, before adding two free throws and two jumpers.”
“Then he finished a strong drive with a pretty finger-roll layup to make it 58-50.”
“Ten seconds later, Smith's finger-roll layup made it 93-80.”
“Rudy Gay, who scored seven points before fouling out, hit a high-arcing jumper for a 99-94 lead, but Carter scored on a finger-roll in the lane and Jefferson added two free throws with 2: 05 to go to cut the lead to 99-98.”
“Beasley opened the game with a fancy fall-away jumper in the lane, and he easily glided around Stiemsma for a smooth finger-roll basket.”
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