American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Basketball A field goal scored by tapping the ball into the basket with the fingertips.
- n. Sports A goal in hockey scored at close range by a short stroke of a stick, especially by a deflection of a shot by another player.
“The senior guard took a hard fall after attempting a tip-in dunk with more than 14 minutes remaining in the game.”
“Reed said the Wildcats "gave all we had to give" after a game in which forward Alexander Starling made a tip-in that would have forced overtime ... but the shot was negated because officials ruled it came after the final buzzer.”
“The Nets narrowly missed pulling this one out, but Kris Humphries tip-in of Williams's floater came a split second after the final buzzer.”
“These come with a full color tip-in sheet signed and numbered by ME.”
“Blake Comeau's tip-in with 57.3 seconds left in overtime led the New York Islanders to a victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.”
“Colby Armstrong added a tip-in with 8: 12 remaining in the third period.”
“Nick Young says the team will be motivated by its last game against Magic, when it came within a Dwight Howard tip-in of pulling off an upset.”
“Nick Young said the Wizards will be motivated by their last game against Magic, when they lost 100-99 and came within a Howard tip-in off pulling off an upset.”
“Both teams finished their first-round series roughly 36 hours earlier, with the Lakers winning at Oklahoma City on Gasol's last-second tip-in shortly before Utah held off Denver.”
“Steffphon Pettigrew hit a tip-in for the 12th-seeded Hilltoppers (25-9) that tied it at 81 with 7.2 seconds left.”
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