Definition of outlet pass in English:

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outlet pass

noun

Basketball
A pass from a player who has just taken a rebound to a teammate who can initiate an offensive break.
Example sentences
  • The next best place to go if the shot is missed is to the side line for an outlet pass from a teammate who gets the rebound.
  • If he is being overplayed to that side to the point where a dribble will not do the job, he may pivot to the middle, still trying to make his outlet pass to the same side as the rebound came off.
  • As stated earlier, we do not jump the rebounder, nor try to pinch the outlet pass.

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