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Meaning of push shot

push' shot"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a shot with one hand from a point relatively distant from the basket, in which a player shoots the ball from shoulder level or above.
  2. a shot, played with an iron, in which a player with the weight forward on the front foot and with the wrists firm strikes the ball a sharp, descending blow in hitting a low ball with backspin.
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