The most logical explanation comes from the '60s phrase "to drop a dime," which the Dictionary of American Slang ( HarperCollins) defines as "to give information, especially to the police." Most pay phones used to cost a dime; an informant would "drop a dime" to call police and thus "assist" in an arrest.
a dime in basketball is an assist.
Yes, a dime is a slang term for an assist in basketball.
An assist in basketball is just an assist.
to get an assist in basketball or to make a telephone call like to the police to inform on someone as it used to cost a dime at payphones
That is called an assist.
dime is a slang term for a feddy pass
ana assist in basketball is when u pass the ball to a teammate and they score.
ana assist in Basketball is when u pass the ball to a teammate and they score.
Assist if you've ever watched Basketball you should know
You get an assist by passing the ball, and the person scores
not a dime back
It means that the pitcher has thrown the ball and so they can't hit it "3 strikes and you're out!"
Because the value of it is worth half the value of a dime.
An assist is the act of passing the ball to a player who then completes a basket.
They are actually called "Reeds" and the dime has 118 of them.
10 dollars, that's why it is called a dime.
== == From what I've heard, assists are called dimes because it's like dropping a dime in the pay phone (back when it was 10 cents) to make a connection. The player who makes the pass to the other player who scores made the "connection" just like a phone call! I have heard that dropping dimes into a pay phone is very easy, like making an assist. There are many different stories for why an assist is called a dime.
There's no dime called a "wheat dime". There are the famous wheat CENTS, of course, that carry the images of two wheat ears on the back, but a 1901 dime has a wreath on the back and is frequently called a Barber dime after its designer Charles Barber.
There's no dime called a "wheat dime". There are the famous wheat CENTS, of course, that carry the images of two wheat ears on the back, but a 1910 dime has a wreath on the back and is frequently called a Barber dime after its designer Charles Barber.
a 1936 dime is called a mercury dime. they aren't rare so they are worth around a dollar
a 1917 us dime is called a mercury dime. its not that rare so it is worth about a dollar
An assist is when player A passes the ball to player B and player B makes the shot in a short time, resulting in player A getting an assist.