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(in sports) denoting fast, free-flowing play without emphasis on set plays or defense.
- ‘The Floridians had a run-and-gun team with a lot of fast, breaking.’
- ‘In back-to-back games, the Magic was able to lure the Knicks into a run-and-gun victory, but the Heat stubbornly refused and beat Orlando in a halfcourt game.’
- ‘He will have no problem playing in Seattle's run-and-gun offense.’
- ‘He has said from the beginning that he would like for the team to take a more run-and-gun, open and fast break style of offense.’
- ‘Both have been exceptional in three decades amid run-and-gun offenses, defenses that brought the game to a halt and in today's game that's ready to again emphasize skill and talent.’
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