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    to make or score a three-point swish?

    If I throw a basketball through the basket in a way that makes a gentle smooth sound, can I say "I made or scored a three-point swish?" instead of saying "I swished a three-point shot?" Thanks a lot.

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    Re: to make or score a three-point swish?

    No. You can use "swish!" as an interjection, a triumphant cry after making the shot. But I wouldn't use it as a noun or certainly not a verb.

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    Re: to make or score a three-point swish?

    Either one would be understandable in basketball vernacular.

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