BBALL Lingo


Defensive Lingo
2-3
2-3 Tandem
Call your checks
Man-to-Man
3-2
Finland
Trap the middle
Block Out
Left foot up on the baseline side
Back peddle
Double-down the weak-side post
Thumbs in your ears
Left foot up
Back to the glass
Block off the glass
Belly to Belly
Hip to Hip
Skinny the screen
T-Bone
In line up the line
Get low
“Help!”

 

Offensive Lingo
Take ‘Em
One on One
One and Done
Two Man Game
Get Out of the Way
Get Ready to Go
Dive
Weak-side Three
Weak-side Inside
Crash the Boards
Brazil
Germany
Argentina
“mouse in the house”
Red Dog
4-Back Door
High 5
Ball Screen
“Don’t switch on a ball screen”
“Switch on an off-ball screen”
1-3-1 Overload
Spain
Back ’em Down
Post Up
Drop Step
Up and Under
Jump Shot
Shake and Bake
Be Billy
Utah
5-1 Tandem
Through the Circles
Wait!
Chase Rabbits
Rip ‘n Strip Shoot Three
Split the Post
Scissor the Post

Turn-over Lingo
Dinner Tongs
Bus Driver
Spirit Fingers

More Lingo:
Active Around the Rim
All Ball
All Day
And One
Ball Cut
Break Ankles
Bucket
Buzzer Beater
Camping in the Key
Charity Stripe
Clean the Glass
Clear Out
D Up
Dagger
Deep Threat
Defensive Help
Denied
Dish
Distribute the Basketball
Doing the Dirty Work
Draw a Foul
Drive
Drive and Dish
Drive and Kick
Elbow
Fadeaway
Feed the Post
Fill the Lanes
Find the Open Man
Finger Roll
Finish Around the Basket
Full-Court Press
Gamble on Defence
Garbage Man
Get to the Line
Bank Shot
Go to the Hole
Green Light
Gretzky Pass
Gym Rat
Hack
Handle
Hanging Around
Hoop
House
Keeping the Ball Alive
Key
Kill the Clock
Killer Crossover
Leaner
Lock Him Up
Low Block
Mismatch
Monster on the Boards
My Bad
Paint
Post Up
Pound the Ball Inside
Pull-Up Jumper
Put a Body on Him
Put-Back
Push the Ball on the Floor
Quarterback
Slow Fake Quick First Step
Restricted Area
Set the Table
Show and Go
Small on Big Screen
Soft on D
Square Up for the Jumper
Squeeze the Ball
Step Out and Face the Basket
Stopper aka T-Bone
Switch
Taking Him to School
Trailer Three
Transition
Triangle
Use the Glass
Hit the Rectangle
Vertical

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