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Most important terms related to the basketball court. This glossary of basketball terms is a list of definitions of terms used in the game of basketball.Like any other major sport, basketball features its own extensive vocabulary of unique words and phrases used by players, coaches, sports journalists, commentators, and fans.
Tape Measure Home Run. Target Man. Taunting. Technical Foul. Tee Pad (Disc Golf) Third Base. Third-And-Long. Third Base Coach. Three-And-Out.
T. Take It To The Hole Technical Foul Three-Point Field Goal Three Point Play Three-Second Violation Ticky Tack Foul Traffic Transition Defense Transition Offense Traveling Trifecta Triple-Double True Freshman True Shooting Percentage (TS%) Two Pointer. U. Up And Down Up And Under Use The Glass. V. Vertical Volume Shooter. W. Weak Side Windmill Dunk. X. Y. Z. Zero Step
A basketball phrase usually shouted out by coaches to make the referee aware they want a time out as well as making a T shape with their hands. Top of the mountain- When a player is on/at the top of the mountain, he is at the top of the 3-point line.
An area where the defender can’t block a pass with his or her arm. Penetrating Dribble- A dribbling action that penetrates the defense by movement toward the basket. An entry action by the guards to initiate the offense. Penetrating Pass- A pass that goes through the defense as an entry action by the guards to initiate the offense.
250+ Basketball Terms You Must Know. -- 1, 2, 3 --. 1-2-1-1 Press - A true full-court press with many possible variations. The goal of the press is to trap the basketball immediately after it has been inbounded into play. This allows the defense a lot of time to recover if the offensive team is able to break the press.
Tip Off: The jump that starts the game. Top-of-the-key: The arc that runs beyond the free-throw lane. Transition: A team switches from offense to defense, and visa versa.