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tip-in

Syllabification: tip-in

Definition of tip-in in English:

noun

Basketball
A score made by tipping a rebound into the basket.
Example sentences
  • I was making slam dunks, short-range jumpers, transition baskets, baskets off offensive rebounds, tip-ins, everything.
  • To a basketball player, it means that the force he can impart to the ball ranges from that required for a long two-handed set shot to that required for a tip-in a few inches from the basket.
  • His idea of high-scoring offense is drawing a foul and a free throw after seven passes and a tip-in off an offensive rebound.

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