Jump shot refers to shooting the basketball while jumping, as opposed to the older stay-on-the-ground shot. It was invented sometime in 1940s, perhaps by Kenny Sailors.
jumpSHOT, a tabletop basketball game with patented player figurines performing the jump shot.
Jump shot, in cue sports
such as pool, is a shot in which the cue ball is made to jump intentionally to clear an obstacle.
We have seen plenty of spectacular jump shots from Kobe Bryant and Ray Allen in the NBA championship battle between the Lakers and the Celtics...