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, in cue sports such as pool, is a shot in which the cue ball is made
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...