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Jam -
1) Trying to force the ball higher into the pocket.
2) A very solid pocket hit.



Jersey -
A ball that hits on the opposite side of the player's normal pocket. Also called a "Brooklyn" in some locations of the country. i.e, A Brooklyn for a right handed player would hit the 1-2 pocket.



Juice -
A delivery with high rotation; powerful.



Junk ball -
A ball thrown with little rotation and little power.


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