charity shot


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Synonyms for charity shot

an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line

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Jameel, however, succumbed to the pressure and sank just one of his three charity shots, gifting the win to their rivals.
The Musketeers missed some key charity shots down the stretch that could have changed the outcome of the game.
But just as Muharraq had levelled the proceedings, Sow made a jump hook and then two charity shots to give them another four-point lead with under a minute remaining.
Teammate Mohammed Hussain had a chance to his team ahead by three with just under 10 seconds remaining, but he missed both his charity shots to allow Muharraq one last chance to steal the win.
A long jumper from Sow and then a triple by Nairouz swung things back in Manama's favour, 77-72, with less than three minutes to go, but then three straight points from six-foot, 11-inch Giles and Mohammed Quwayed's two late charity shots tied it at 77-all.
Instead, Quwayed was gifted with a pair of uncontested charity shots and he coolly sank both to hand his team the hard-earned win.
Both teams had their chances to come away with the win in yesterday's tightly contested affair, and in the end it was Hala who were fortunate enough to emerge triumphant despite missing four late charity shots that should have made it a more comfortable result.
Eight straight points from the national team sharp-shooter helped bring his team back to within single digits, 61-69, and then teammate Ahmed Al Durazi connected on a pair of charity shots to further cut their deficit to just six points with just over a minute remaining.
A three-pointer from Ahli's Maytham Jameel and two free-throws by Essa Ebrahim then led to a tough bank shot made by Abdulmajeed that put Muharraq back ahead, 73-72, but another pair of Jameel charity shots saw the lead exchange hands once more, 74-73.
Maytham Jameel then missed a chance to ice the game for Ahli after clanging a pair of charity shots.
Shaker would tie it at 61-apiece on the very next possession with an acrobatic driving lay-up, and then the wily national team guard made a pair of charity shots to go up 63-61.
Bahrain regained their advantage on the very next possession with two charity shots from Shaker, and backcourt mate Mohammed Hassan later scored three successive points to make it 58-54.
Guard Ahmed Haji made it 70-74 a few possessions later with a pair of charity shots, but that paved the way for Taylor's back-breaking three-pointer that eased Ahli's nerves and made it 77-70 with under two minutes left.
Taylor and Akbar then added two charity shots apiece to extend their lead to nine in the final two minutes, and Isa Town would get no closer than five points the rest of the way.
A Manama steal then gave Nairouz his game-tying lay-up with 23 seconds on the clock, but that would be the end of their run, as it paved the way for Shaker's game-winning charity shots in the dying seconds.