Basketball Cliches and Sayings

Can you name the missing word in these basketball cliches and sayings?

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Basketball Cliche/SayingMissing Word
They've been red-___ OR He has the ___ hand
He provides them with instant _______
He's tenacious on _______
They play an __-tempo game
There's a ___ on the basket
They can't buy a ______
This game has turned into a _____ meet
They've got _______
He's been perfect from the _______ stripe
They're shooting the ______ out
I question their ____ selection
They have to ___ out better
They're my dark _____
They match-up well ____-wise
They can't get their shots to ____
He ____ the handle
They ____ well without the ball
They've got to take it to the ____
They need a timeout to stop the ________
He just threw up a _____
Basketball Cliche/SayingMissing Word
They're shooting well from ________
The lost art of the ___-_____ jumper.
They can really _____ up the scoreboard
They ____ and ___ by the outside shot
Good no-____ by the officials
And the fans are serenading him with _._._. chants
They have to _____ the ball inside
It's raining ______
He has tremendous ______
It's a two-__________ game
They play _____ the rim
They're making a ______ behind the 3-point arc
They're on ____
He got away with a ____
Nothing but ___
He's their _____-plug off the bench.
They score a lot of points in __________
That shot barely drew ____
Those are the things that don't show up in the ___-_____
Now's the time to run some _____
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017

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