Meaning of pick-and-roll


Pronunciation: (pik'un-rōl'), [key]
— n. Basketball.
  1. an offensive maneuver in which a player interposes himself or herself between a teammate with the ball and a defender, then cuts quickly toward the basket for a pass from the same teammate. Cf.(def. 41).
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