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2-for-1
2-for-1
3-and-D
3x3
three seconds rule
n-possession game
advance step
air ball
alley oop
alternating possession
amoeba defense
and-one
AsociaciĆ³n de Clubes de Baloncesto (ACB)
assist
backdoor cut
ball hog
backboard
backcourt
backcourt violation
back screen
ball fake
ball fake
ball reversal
ball screen
ball side
banana cut
bank shot
baseball pass
baseline
baseline out-of-bounds play
basket
basket cut
basket interference
BEEF (Balance, Eyes, Elbow, Follow Through)
bench
benchwarmer
bid thief
big man/woman
blindside screen
block
block-charge arc
block out
board
bonus
bounce pass
box-and-one
box out
box set
breakaway rim
brick
bricklayer
bubble
bump the cutter
buzzer beater
carrying
center
charge
charity stripe
cherry picking
chest pass
chucker
circus shot
clear-path foul
combo forward
cornerman
foul
foul
foul in
four-point play
crossover
dagger
dead-ball rebound
dead-ball rebound
dime
dish
disqualifying foul
disqualifying foul
DNP-CD
double bonus
double-double
double dribble
double nickel
down screen
downtown
dribble drive motion
dribble
drop a dime
drop step
dunk
Elam Ending
elbow
end of quarter
English
Euro foul
Euro step
EuroBasket
EuroCup
EuroLeague
fadeaway
fast break
FIBA
FIBA 33
field goal
finger roll
flagrant foul
floater
flop
forward
foul
foul in
four-point play
free throw
free-throw line
get back
goaltending
granny shot
gravity
Grinnell System
guard (G)
gunner
half-court offense
halftime
hand-check foul
hang time
heating up
held ball
high post
hockey assist
secondary break
set shot
shooting guard (SG)
hook shot
hoop
I got back
in-n-out
index rating
intentional foul
isolation
jump shot
jump ball
key
kicking
kickout
lane
lay-in
layup
ledgie
loose ball foul
low post
man-to-man defense
Memphis Attack
mid-range
motion offense
moving violation
National Basketball Association (NBA)
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)
National Invitation Tournament (NIT)
NBA G League
NCAA Evaluation Tool (NET)
Nellie Ball
no-charge semicircle
O Boards
offensive foul
offensive rebound
one-and-done
one-and-one
one trillion
outlet pass
over-and-back
over the back
overtime
pack
pack-line defense
paint
palming
pass
Performance Index Rating
perimeter
Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)
pick
pick and roll
pivot
pivot foot
player control foul
pocket pass
point forward
point guard (PG)
points in the paint
positionless basketball
possession arrow
post up
power forward (PF)
prayer
Princeton offense
prioritization
pump fake
putback dunk
quadruple-double
quintuple-double
rainbow shot
rating percentage index (RPI)
rebound
rejected
restricted area
rim
rim protection
rimshot
rip a C
rock
run
run and gun
screen
screen assist
secondary assist
secondary break
set shot
shooting guard (SG)
shot clock
sixth man/woman/player
slasher
small forward (SF)
splash
steal
stretch five
stretch four
stripe
stroking the tres
swingman
swat
swish
switch
technical foul
The Basketball Tournament (TBT)
three-point field goal
three-point play
three-pointer
throw-in foul
toilet bowl
transition defense
transition offense
travel
trey
triangle offense
triangle offense
triple-double
true road game
turnover
tweener
UCLA High Post Offense
Union of European Leagues of Basketball (ULEB)
unsportsmanlike foul
up and down
vertical jump
vertical jump
violation
V-cut
V-cut
walk
wedgie
wedgie
wing
wing
Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT)
zone
zone
zone defense
zone defense
L-cut
L-cut
Flash-cut
Flash-cut
Backdoor-cut
Backdoor-cut
Shallow-cut
Shallow-cut
Front-cut
Front-cut
UCLA-cut
UCLA-cut
Deep-cut
Deep-cut
Flare-cut
Flare-cut
Curl-cut
Curl-cut
TS
EFG
ORB
DRB
Defl/G
AST/TO
TOV
PACE
OffRtg
DefRtg
2nd Chance Pts
Transition Pts
P1
P2
P3
P4
OT
Total
FG
FG
3FG
3FG%
FT
FT%
ORB
DRB
TRB
AST
STL
BLK
TOV
PF
2FGM
2FGA
2FG%
3FGM
3FGA
3FG%
3FG Rate
FTM
FTA
FT%
FTr
EFG%
TS%
PPP
+/-
2 Pt Allow
3 FG Allow
ORB%
DRB%
TRB%
AST%
AST/TO
TO Ratio
Defl
USG%
Tech
Charge
MP
PTS
2FG
2FG%
3FG
3FG%
FT
FT%
ORB
DRB
TRB
AST
STL
BLK
TOV
PF
Plays
Pts
PPP
Pos
Points
2FGM
3FGM
2FGM
2FGA
2FG%
3FGM
3FGA
3FG%
3FGR
FTM
FTA
FT%
FTr
TS%
eFG%
air ball
alley oop
and one
arc
assist
backboard
backcourt
backdoor
ball
baller
ballgame
bank I
bank II
baseline
baseline
basketball
bench
block I
block II
block out
bounce pass
box out
brick
bury
buzzer
center
centercourt
charge I
charge II
coast-to-coast
court
crossover
cut I
cut II
cylinder
d
dead ball
defense
defensive rebound
dish I
dish II
dribble I
dribble II
double
double digits
double double
double dribble
double team
downtown
dunk
fake
fallaway
fast break
field goal
finger roll
finish I
finish II
flagrant foul
flush I
flush II
forward
foul I
foul II
free throw
frontcourt
garbage time
give-and-go
glass
goaltending
guard I
guard II
hand checking
handle
hang time
high post
hole
hook
hoop
hoops
hops
j
jab step
jam I
jam II
jump ball
jumper
jumpstop
key
kiss off the glass
lay
layin
layup
lane
loose ball
low post
man to man
net
no look
nothing but net
offense
offensive rebound
old fashioned three point play
open
outlet pass
overtime
paint
palm
pass I
pass II
pick
pick and roll
pivot
pivot foot
point
point guard
position
possession
post I
post II
power forward
prayer
press
pull up
pump
rainbow shot
range
rebound
regulation
reject
rim
rip
rock
runner
school
screen
shake
second chance
shoot
shooting guard
shot
shot clock
skywalk
slam I
slam II
slam dunk
small forward
square up
steal
swingman
switch
t
take I
take II
technical
technical foul
three
three-point shot
throw
tip I
tip II
tomahawk
trailer
transition
travel I
travel II
triple
two
turnover
weak side
windmill
zone
PPG
RPG
APG
SPG
BPG
TO
PER
WS
FG%
3 PT%
FT%
EFG%
TS%
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