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Tip-off: The opening jump ball at the center circle that begins a game.
Trailer: An offensive player, usually a center or a power forward, who trails the first wave of players on the fast break.

tip-off
noun
in basketball, an occasion when the ball is thrown into the air in order to start play ...

Tip-off: A jump ball that is used to start the game.
Traveling: Violation for two or more steps without dribbling the ball.

Tip-Off: n. The jump ball at the beginning of a game.
Transition: n. The act of changing from offense to defense and vice versa. n. A fast break.

Tip-off: the initial jump ball that starts the game.
Transition: the shift from offense to defense.
Traveling: a floor violation when the ball handler takes too many steps without dribbling; also called walking.

Tip-Off - The initial jump ball that starts the game.
Top of the Key - The semi-circle that extends beyond the free-throw line.
Transition - When a team goes from offense to defense or defense to offense as the ball moves quickly upcourt.

Tip-off: To start the game the referee throws the ball up in the air at center court and opposing players try to hit the ball to one of their teammates.

Tip-Off and Jump Balls
Notice: This article was written by Steve Jordan, Coach's Notebook. Email the author at sjordan@alaskalife.net.

Tip-off: the initial jump ball that starts the game
Traveling: when the ball handler takes too many steps without dribbling; also called walking ...

Tip-Off Play
If you can get the opening tip, run this for a quick score.
3-on-3 Plays ...

tap-off; tip-off (the act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball)
basketball shot (throwing the basketball toward the hoop)
half (in various games or performances: either of two periods of play separated by an interval) ...

This circle is used for the tip-off, which starts the game. In a tip-off, a referee throws a ball into the air and one player from each team jumps to tip the ball to his/her respective teammates.

Jump Ball (or Tip-off) - Starts the game at center court. The referee tosses the ball up between the two centers who jump to tip it toward a teammate. A jump ball is also called when two opposing players have simultaneous possession of the ball.

jump ball: 2 opposing players jump for a ball an official tosses above and between them, to tap it to their teammates and gain possession; used to start the game (tip-off) and all overtime periods, and sometimes to restart play.

The match begins with a tip-off. The referee tosses the ball vertically upwards between 2 opponents at the centre circle. The ball must be tipped (not caught) by one or both of the opponents, only after it reaches its highest point.

Center -The STARTER for a team that starts the game (with the other team's center) by doing the opening TIP-OFF, usually the tallest player of the team with the largest vertical jump height.

A player who is generally in the center of the offense, usually the tallest player on a team, who takes the tip-off and is usually stationed in a post position on offense.
Center Circle ...

It began in 1986, when several Duke students set up tents on a Thursday afternoon to wait for tickets for a Saturday tip-off. Their vigil attracted attention from the local media and the USA Today.

A Jump Ball occurs at the beginning of the Game to determine which team begins with Possession, this occurs at the Center-Circle and is called the Opening Tip or Tip-Off.

See also: See also: Court, Ball, Basket, Point, Basketball

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