sky hook


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sky hook

n. an imaginary crane; an imaginary tool. I can’t get this thing outa here without a sky hook.
See also: hook, sky
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The press named it the sky hook, but it's basically a very fundamental basketball shot.
He wasn't able to debut the sky hook he promised on draft night and had to be shoved into the low post on defense by Bryant at one point.
27, boasted of bringing back Abdul-Jabbar's famed sky hook after the Lakers selected him.
I actually want to bring back the sky hook,'' said Bynum, who had not yet celebrated his second birthday when Abdul-Jabbar retired.
Canyon High basketball center Nate Longshore's sky hook - an unusual sight in prep circles - reminds me of the awesome splendor of prime-era Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Time to pull out my sky hook,'' a grinning O'Neal chirped before tipoff.
No sky hook, but effective: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored 36 points for Play2Win in a 99-95 overtime loss to Champions.
It comes on a familiar 14-foot, right-handed sky hook, off a pass from Magic Johnson.