layup


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layup

(ˈleɪˌʌp)
n
(Basketball) basketball the act of dropping the ball into the basket from close range
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Noun1.layup - a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)layup - a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)
basketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out"
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While these machines lay down or place material into a mold quickly, this operation is stopped every ply (or layer) to allow human inspectors to closely inspect and validate that the machine layup was properly performed.
The Ateneo crowd was ready to explode in celebration as Blue Eagles rookie Adrian Wong broke away for a potential game-winning layup in the waning seconds of their Final Four game against Far Eastern University on Saturday.
Parker made two dazzling layups, first presenting the ball with his right hand to draw a defender out of the lane and spinning back for a layup between defenders and then spinning away from a defender in the lane for a layup on the right side of the basket.
Layup paths are linked together to form specific layup sequences and are output as NC programs for the AFP machine," CGTech says.
The play is designed to get the 4 man either a layup or a short jump shot in the lane or from mid-post.
Oregon's first field goal was a layup by Cathrine Kraayeveld and its last was a layup by Shaquala Williams.
Deraney then sandwiched two free throws and a trey around a layup by North Middlesex senior Emily Church.
A slam dunk by Stefan Kaluz gave the Sea Kings a 12-6 lead with 1:45 left in the first quarter and the 6-foot-9 junior added a layup as time expired in the first quarter to extend the lead to seven points.
If 4 gets the pass from 1,5 will turn and seal X3 from the inside, putting him in position for a pass or layup.
Washington cut the deficit to 17-10 with 6:26 left in the second quarter on an offensive rebound and layup by Russell.
The players running the outside lanes must stay wide to spread the floor and break at the free-throw line extended for the layup.