Complete Definition of "airball"

English
Etymology
The first recorded use of the "airball" chant was on February 24, 1979, during a college basketball game between the Duke University Blue Devils and the North Carolina Tarheels after the Tarheel player Rich Yonakor took a shot which missed the rim.

Noun
airball

  1. basketball An errant shot which misses the backboard, rim and net entirely.

#: As soon as the shot left his hands, the crowd yelled "Airball!"

External links
Charlotte Observer - 26th anniversary of the airball chant

Revision and Credits for"airball"
  • 2007-06-27 13:01 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/82.3.49.5|82.3.49.5]] ([[User_talk:82.3.49.5|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:SemperBlotto|SemperBlotto]]

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