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TALK THE TALK
Phil Taylor
November 10, 1997
Here are a few of the trendier terms in vogue in the NBA.
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November 10, 1997

Talk The Talk

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Here are a few of the trendier terms in vogue in the NBA.

RUNNING WATER
A hot shooter. He just keeps draining buckets.

MARK FUHRMAN
A strong defender. He locks people up.

TURNSTILE
A poor defender. He lets opponents pass right through.

BREAKING ANKLES
Making an offensive move that all but makes the defender fall over.

GRILLE
A defender's face, like the grille of a car.

BANGING
Dunking the ball in somebody's grille.

CRAZY PAPER
Synonym for big money.

DROPPING DIMES
Handing out assists.

CLOWNING
Making an opponent look foolish.

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