lay-up


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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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However, a free-throw from Nicole Davidson and a lay-up from Fiona Harris, following a great pass from Turnbull, got Saints back in front.
Dales Marine will operate the lay-up service rendering a package of cost-effective services comprising inspections, risk assessments, dehumidification of corrosion prevention, engine start and run and draining of cooling systems to hold ships in hot and cold lay-ups.
Shrewsbury cut it to 26-15 on back-to-back lay-ups by Abby Joseph and Rachael Montigny respectively midway through the third period.
So far they have been altering capacity via service suspensions, slow steaming, service deviations and lay-ups but no action on a collective front.
With Birmingham's defense keyed on stopping the 6-9 Honeycutt, Hooks took advantage driving to the basket for lay-ups or pulling up for 15-foot jumpers.
Considering that at least some of the abovementioned resources costs would be reduced in an eventual CFRA1 mass production, the price of this material is given below, for different lay-ups, in Euros per mass unit and per area unit.
Heretofore, you could find such intricate shapes only in custom hand lay-ups," says Miller.
Two Fletcher lay-ups made it 12 without reply inside three minutes of the third quarter.
Analysts also see vessel lay-ups as well as high levels of scrapping in 2016, if the situation continues.
You will either get the lay-up or the defense will sag and you will get an excellent scoring opportunity.
Lay-ups from Fletcher and Scott Martin then stretched the Eagles' lead further, but the Giants' Greek swingman Anastasios Traianos made the half-time score 61-28.
In a low-scoring second, Muharraq managed to take the lead but two straight lay-ups form Hashim - one off a steal in an apparent foul on Hassan - gave them a 38-31 cushion at the interval.
A chip in from the fringe on 13, a few missed opportunities, and then the worst lay-up in the history of lay-ups on the last followed by a thinned gap wedge which ricocheted off the grandstand to six feet and just a regulation birdie.
Riyadi were sluggish and slow on defense while uninspired in attack but a Nate Johnson lay-up on the buzzer kept Riyadi close at the end of the first quarter with the scores 25-17.
The transition lay-up is not a "gimme," particularly at the high school level.