free throw


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Synonyms for free throw

an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line

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The Gin Kings, who are now a win away from a Finals berth, had 43 free throw attempts and converted 30 of them, while the KaTropa had just 14 tries on the charity stripe and made 12 of those shots.
He missed three of four free throws in the final 30 seconds, but No.
In preparing for the first tournament game, we incorporate the fundamental free throw and the first water break, review the rest of the fundamentals on free throw shooting, and then continue with game situations incorporating the free throw.
In the midst of the continuing struggles by the other Ducks when they shoot free throws, the Oregon sophomore stands out for his accuracy with an 87.
Rather than be perceived as superstitious actions, Lobmeyer and Wasserman (1986) found that preperformance routines in basketball free throw shooting significantly contribute to the accuracy of the shot.
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.
Practice free throw percentages calculated were: (a) the overall practice percentage, (b) the percentage made on the first two free-throws attempted each time a player went to the line during practice to shoot a group of free-throws, and (c) the percentage made for all free-throws shot after the second free-throw in a practice grouping.
Brown has said that his shoulder, injured during the preseason, makes shooting free throws more difficult.
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.
Hollins personified UCLA's woes from the free throw line.
Morrison had four points, but the 'Zags built a 27-14 when Batista scored and added a free throw with 8:21 remaining in the half.
But Wilcox missed the free throw, the Clippers' first free-throw miss after making their first 19.
As soon as Bryant shot his last free throw, the building started to empty.
The Gauchos (2-6) could not pull ahead in regulation as UCLA's cushion went up to six, at 74-68 with 2:48 in regulation as Willis sank a free throw.