By: Mark Stewart and Mike kennedy
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Swish- when the basketball goes through the net withought hitting the rim.
Bank shot- when you shoot the ball at the backboard and it goes in.
Alley oop- An offensive play in which a player throws the ball up near the basket to a teammate (or, more rarely, to himself) who jumps, catches the ball in mid air and immediately scores a basket, usually with a slam dunk.
Dunk- when you dribble to the basket and jump and throw the ball down into the hoop.
Air ball- An unblocked shot that fails to hit the rim or backboard.