Definition of set shot in English:

set shot


  • A shot at the basket made without jumping.

    • ‘Until then, only the two-handed set shot and hook shots were being used on the perimeter.’
    • ‘In the days of two-handed set shots, Stanford's Angelo ‘Hank’ Luisetti shakes up the world of basketball with his running one-handed shot.’
    • ‘Young Shark Nathan Cicerello missed a set shot second before the final siren which would have sent the game into extra time.’
    • ‘In a sport in which patience is as outdated as the two-handed set shot, Cook was required to wait.’
    • ‘For two handed set shots and free throws, being square to the target is vital.’


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