Definitions for alley oop
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A play in which one player passes the ball to another, who catches it while airborne and dunks or lays it up before landing.
Used to signal the start of a strenuous activity, such as lifting.
An American comic strip created in 1933 by V.T. Hamlin, currently written by Carole Bender and drawn by Jack Bender.
The caveman main character of the Alley Oop comic strip
An alley-oop in basketball is an offensive play in which one player throws the ball near the basket to a teammate who jumps, catches the ball in mid air and puts it in the hoop before touching the ground. The alley-oop combines elements of teamwork, pinpoint passing, timing and finishing.
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