free throw

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Synonyms for free throw

an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line

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The Bergman High School product tied Lisa Hunt's 1984-85 record of 131 made free throws at the 9:02 mark in the second half after sinking the back end of two from the charity stripe.
Jerry Williams (27 points, 10 rebounds, six assists) grabbed the rebound, was fouled and drained both attempts from the charity stripe with 14.
But Bears took advantage of the Rocks need to foul to stop the clock and sealed victory from the charity stripe.
Another two Reinking buckets reduced the Jets' lead to just three points at 88-85 but the still hobbling John McCord was fouled trying to score and sank one from the charity stripe.
Outscoring your opponents from the charity stripe will give your team an edge
They were also a pedestrian 10-of-18 from the charity stripe or 56 percent.
Despite his solid numbers, the 6-foot-4 forward rued his free throw woes, going 2-of-10 from the charity stripe as the Akatsuki Five also missed 15 free throws as a whole in the game.
The Filipinos flashed their might in the first half of the game, but an erratic performance from the charity stripe went on to hound them in towards the second half of the tussle.
In the end, San Sebastian made the plays that mattered most, converting from the charity stripe to seal the victory.
He also accepted the gifts and sank both the go-ahead shots from the charity stripe.
But that would be the prolific import's final points and Ginebra would go scoreless for close to six minutes that had the Texters taking a 94-84 lead going into the final 1:27 after a split by Pettigrew from the charity stripe.
The All-Star center 10-for-18 shots from the charity stripe to put the Celtics at bay for good.
Moments later, a Hassan free-throw, a Qurban lay-up, and a Murray basket would make it 65-64 for Ahli, but Murray tied it at 65 with from the charity stripe with under half-a-minute to play, paving the way for a Shaker's game-winning free-throw after he was fouled on a drive by Murray.
Time was running out and the visitors had to resort to fouling to stop the clock and Newcastle held their nerve from the free-throw line to take a vital championship win with skipper Bridge hitting the last two shots from the charity stripe to see his side home.
Williams then hit two from the charity stripe and Sheffield were wobbling.