The Sporting Iconoclast
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Posts Tagged ‘passing

If the bank shot is dead, the bank pass has yet to be born

January 31, 2010

By Ed Cohen In basketball you see the bounce pace and chest pass and variations on each, like the lob, the hand-off and the alley-oop. There’s one pass, however, you almost never see, even though it’s legal and could be a potent weapon: The bank pass. A pass intentionally banked off the backboard. A basketball […]