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air ball

n. a basketball throw that misses everything, especially the basket. Old Fred has become a master with the air ball. The net will never get worn out.
See also: air, ball
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When he threw up an air ball against the Bears early in the second half, Howland called his number on the next possession.
LaTaryl Williams proceeded to throw up an air ball from the subsequent 'and one' free-throw, then slammed in a dunk on the next play as if in angry embarrassment at himself.
Adventurelands will feature climbing frames for various age groups, a sports area, air ball cannons, which fire soft balls, dragon targets, computer games, exercise equipment and a motorised car racetrack.
The ultimate just may be the Big Air Ball Tower ($49.
England goalkeeper David James gets to grips with the new Nike Total Air ball, which will be used for the first time in tonight's friendly with Portugal Picture/GETTY IMAGES
Topping Holiday "Hot" Lists nationwide, the K'NEX Big Air Ball Tower was named 'The Ultimate Construction Toy' during the first-ever Ultimate Toy Awards Show, a televised special presented by Toy Wishes magazine and DIC Entertainment.
New Orleans kept chipping away and finally tied the score with 46 seconds left when Jrue Holiday knocked down an open 3-pointer after the Pelicans rebounded their own air ball.
Was it an air ball or a perfectly timed pass for an alley-oop that clinched the game for TNT Friday night?
Cressman, who finished with eight points, gave Nashoba the lead for good by scoring after snaring an air ball.
He played three minutes, throwing up one air ball, committing one turnover and one foul.
These include Nemo and Dory fish in the underwater themed ship frame for toddlers, air ball cannons that fire soft balls at alien or dragon targets and a motorised car racetrack underneath one of the play frames.
It also features advanced imaging technology, a [micro]T Sontics transducer to minimize pad disturbance and a precision-arc embedded fiber optic (EFO) system that enhances electronic ball control delivery and provides high repeatability in free air ball formation.
The direct-play team attacks the goals conventionally, but is required to go over the middle-third zone with an air ball.
This year's project kicks off in September 2004, as kids in classrooms from Maine to California will build the new K'NEX Ultimate Big Air Ball Tower.
During one clutch sequence, Bartley shot an air ball and Sean Lloyd saved it from going out of bounds.