Definition of Bank shot
1. Noun. A basketball shot that bounces off of the backboard before passing through the hoop.
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Literary usage of Bank shot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Foster's Complete Hoyle: An Encyclopedia of All the Indoor Games Played at by Robert Frederick Foster (1897)
"In the Bank-shot (lame, the cue ball must strike at least one cushion before touching the object ball. The Four-ball Gamc is now obsolete. ..."
2. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"A variation is the "ace/bank shot" or "raffa" method, bringing the volo ball onto an opponent's ball. 3) Ace/bank shots. With this highly defensive strategy ..."
3. The Highlands of Central India: Notes on Their Forests and Wild Tribes by James Forsyth (1920)
"As it was I dropped him on the pebbly bank, shot through the shoulder ; and, turning the rifle on the hind who was pausing startled at the shot, ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"Three negroes were unfortunately drowned, when the bank shot, as Bang called it. But the wonder passed away; and by nine o'clock on the third day, ..."
5. A Treatise on the Law of Personal Property by James Schouler (1896)
"This bank shot out its branches .into the several States. The validity of its charter, and the constitu- 1 See Encycl. Britt. "Money;" Bradley, J., in Legal ..."