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Synonyms for layup

a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)


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Using commercial sensors and custom software, AFP layups are scanned and compared with the programmed layup instructions created from the part model.
He could've made it, Pogoy, who also tied the game at 74 with a triple, said of Wong's layup in Filipino.
Ginobili literally wrapped a pass around a defender, tossing behind around a charging Brandon Bass to find Diaw cutting to the basket for a layup.
Add up all of their mistakes and missed layups, and the result was a 100-94 loss Sunday to the reeling Miami Heat at Staples Center.
Note: If X2 is playing behind 2, the inbounder (3) can immediately hit 2 for the layup.
Curry scored 12 of her 14 points in the first half, and led a fast break on four consecutive possessions that resulted in a pair of layups, two free throws for herself and a layup for Craighead as the Ducks used an 8-0 run to build up their first-half lead to 29-13 with 6:05 to play.
Balassie hit two 3-pointers, a jumper and a layup in the stretch.
Josh Thomas hit a 3- pointer, Justin Cook made a layup and Thomas converted a three point play to cut the deficit to 21-20 with 4:24 left in the second quarter.
Washington rallied in the second half, and Russell drove the length of the court for a layup to make it a one-possession game with five seconds remaining.
Player 1, upon taking the pass from 2 at about the foul line, jump-stops and feeds the ball to 3 for a left-handed layup.
Thurman was particularly effective in the second half, scoring eight points, including six in the fourth quarter, highlighted by a layup with 1:48 left to give Desert a 46-41 lead.
5 to 1 to 2, or 5 to 1 to 3 - for a jump shot or layup.
With 8:18 left in the first quarter, Livingston tried to convert a fast- break layup and missed.
Upon receiving the ball from the coach, the post must "chin the basketball" - place it up underneath his chin, with his elbows out, count "one thousand and one," and then drop-step toward the near baseline and put up a power layup.