deadeye : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a dead shot
  • n  (nautical) a round hardwood disk with holes and a grooved perimeter used to tighten a shroud

  • Three times in one practice session last week, deadeye Andy Prillip, one of Illinois' famed Whiz Kids, dribbled down the floor and then passed up an easy shot at the basket.
  • Still, the game was tied: Indianapolis' deadeye kicker, Mike Vanderjagt, had a last-second, 46-yard attempt to knot it up.
  • Thirty-six years after his death, the Hearstwhile artist is now recognized for his deadeye accuracy of detail as almost a major historian.
News & Articles

  • Lots of interest in Mike Miller, with Durant, Marc Gasol recruiting him
    This has been one of the dominant themes of this offseason — good shooters have value. Guys like J.J. Redick and Kyle Korver are getting longer deals (four years) well over the average NBA salary because they are deadeye shooters. Meanwhile, if you dominate the ball and are not an efficient shooter you find the…
    July 20, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk

  • Richard Jefferson in
    When he first came into this league he was an amazing shooter, deadeye,said Richard Jefferson, one of San Antonio's newcomers. "If he gets his feet set it's pretty much going in. I think that as team's started adjusting ...... his...
  • Michael Chabon in
    Chabon described the book as "a loose-knit Bronx myth cycle . . . that reads like a bunch of twice-told tales honed and crafted to wow upstaters" and includes a blend of "the preposterous with deadeye detail".

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