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Skyhook

(skÿ -hûk) See rockoon.

skyhook

[′skī‚hu̇k]
(mining engineering)
To drive bolts into the overhead rock of a mine in order to reinforce the ceiling.
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Bryant paused a moment and then went right into Chick Hearn's unforgettable call of Johnson's junior sky-hook in Game 4 of the 1987 Finals, which gave the Lakers a 107-106 victory at Boston Garden and a 3-1 series lead en route to the title.
Being with the Clippers now really doesn't affect anything,'' said Abdul-Jabbar, who helped sky-hook the Lakers to five NBA championships in the '80s.