Definition of dish off in English:

dish off

phrasal verb

  • dish something off, dish off somethingPass the ball to a teammate, especially in basketball.

    ‘Paul wasted no time getting the ball down the court and dished it off to Randall deep on the perimeter, who passed to Rob to score a basket easily over his shorter opponent.’
    • ‘Andrew set off on a charge at the defence before dishing it off to John for a shot, which ricocheted out to Richard.’
    • ‘But it would all change when John slipped a ball into his teammate who dished it off to Connor coming through at pace.’
    • ‘But does he dish the ball off to one of the Indiana big men?’
    • ‘In the 19th Ronald ran by several defenders and then dished the ball off to Jon, who shot high and wide.’