Alley Oop

Meaning

A pass to a teammate who puts the ball in the basket

A basketball term that refers to when a player passes the ball to a teammate near the rim who then catches the ball in mid air and puts it in the basket; commonly involves the player catching the ball and dunking it in for 2 points while also getting on the highlight reel.

Example

"That alley oop from Chris Paul to Blake Griffin was so azm!"

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Last Updated: April 1, 2015

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