ball hog


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ball hog

sports A player who monopolizes the ball without including teammates in an attempt to score, move the ball, or maintain possession. Usually used for basketball and football (soccer). Boy, you're being a real ball hog today! Why don't you pass it to one of your teammates for a change?
See also: ball, hog
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"There used to be conversations if I was a ball hog, but now I lead the league in assists that's getting squashed out," he said.
"Clemmons wasn't really a ball hog though he had a lot of attempts," he continued.
There wereAaAeAeA also the cries of selfishness directed at Bryant, who 4.8 career assist average didn't dissuade talk that he was a ball hog.AaAeAeA Criti were also quick to point out thatAaAeAeA Bryant ranks as the NBA's all-ti leader in missed shots.
Explaining what she loves about volleyball, Johnson, a middle hitter, said, "There is no such thing as a ball hog. Everyone has to be involved in the passing.
They know I'm going to work hard for them every night and they know that I'm not a ball hog.
Nick and Kia try to help Ashton become a team player instead of a ball hog, but he keeps accusing the coach of racism.
Players must not panic with the ball in their hands; by panic, I mean transform into a ball hog for fear they'll never see the ball again in a particular offensive set and so they'd better shoot every chance they get.
For a scene in `Two Weeks Notice,' he and I pair up to play in a doubles match, and I quickly learned that a) he has skills, and b) he is a ball hog. However, considering the fact that I can't play at all, it was for the best that he hit every ball that came to our side.
It's praying that the ball hog on your team stops shooting long enough for your kid to get a chance.
He is not the one to ball hog or anything like that.
Sportige believed Harden's habit to ball hog the ball instead of giving the ball to a true point guard in Lin makes the Rockets a less efficient team on the offensive end and a lot susceptible to opponent's defense.
In his new incarnation as Juwanna Mann, Jamal proves as much of a ball hog and egoist as before, to the chagrin of fellow Charlotte Banshees players--especially beauteous captain Michelle Langford (Vivica A.
You'd think a kid that has his numbers might be some kind of ball hog but that's not him at all.
These were: most valuable players (MVPs), ball hogs, chest thumpers, pawns, overreactors, free spirits, and entertainers.
`They were kind of ball hogs,' he added of Nickerson, Buck and Gunderson.