1. in basketball, an alley-oop from close range. Usually a set play that doesn't rely, like most alley-oops, on opportunity and eye-contact.
2. to do a small but impactful favor for someone
1. Coach: Okay there's 8 seconds left on the shot clock, 21 on the game clock and we're up by one. Let's play the percentages and run the mini-oop to Sammy. If it's not open Dre, keep on going through the lane and look for Lou or Dregou on the weakside for the medium jumper.
2. "Yeah man, BayBay gave me a mini-oop and picked up my new monitor on his way home from work. I finished the job ay 4:37AM."