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 adj.— «In coaching parlance, Scott was “headsy,” Drummer said. “He could see the court, understand what’s going on, and take advantage of what opportunities the other team is giving you.”» —“A teen, his drive & his goal” by Katie Thomas Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.) Dec. 27, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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