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  • noun

Synonyms for free throw

an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line

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751, but the Ducks have attempted fewer free throws than any Pac-10 team against conference opponents.
Gay hit a 7-foot floater to put Poly back on top with 1:01 remaining, and the Parrots held on despite Gay missing three of four free throws to end the game.
It is also beneficial to vary the type of free throws you shoot in order to keep the players mentally sharp.
This investigation examined whether shooting percentages were affected by following and deviating from a specific routine during free throws.
Anyone in the starting five wants to be the guy shooting free throws at the end,'' Collison said.
I know (UO coach Ernie Kent) believes in me to shoot free throws.
If the free throw misses, we will rebound the ball and outlet it on that side to either #2 (as shown in the diagram) or to #3 if the miss rebounded to the other side.
That allowed Bryant, not Brown, to take the free throw, and the Lakers retained possession.
Once we relax and feel comfortable that we can make free throws as a team, we'll be fine.
The Bruins scored 11 of the next 13 points, although before the run began there was a conspicuous moment as Lorenzo Mata shot airballed his second free throw of the three-day tournament.
The Wildcats took their first lead when Derrick Jasper made a pair of free throws to make it 50-48 midway through the second half, but the Bruins responded quickly and did not relinquish the lead after Afflalo's basket and free throw and free throw made it 53-50.
Thomas made three 3-pointers in the final three minutes, and Cassell made two free throws with 12 seconds left to key the victory.
I'd never forgive myself if we lost that game and I missed so many free throws,'' Hollins said.
But Morrison, like the rest of his teammates, were shut out after his free throws gave the Bulldogs (29-4) a 71-62 lead with 3:27 to play.
Morrison gave the Bulldogs a 71-62 lead with two free throws before UCLA's defense intensified.