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1.
Dating out of your league.
I don't know how Jay landed his hot girlfriend. He is totally playing above the rim.
by Andrea S. December 21, 2005
 
2.
playing basketball above the rim, with plays like dunking and alley-ops
I have to say I'm impressed, because its very uncommon, to see a white guy playing above the rim
by Flip727 October 21, 2011