three-point shot


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three-point shot

A basket scored from behind the 3-point line.
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The Philippines had possession down by just 83-81, but coach Chot Reyes called time and wanted a three-point shot to win it in regulation because he knew that the Filipinos wouldn't survive overtime if they converted on a two-point field goal.
It came down to a last-ditch attempt from Sunderland as they went for a long three-point shot to level the scores, but missed.
The standard deviation of points for a three-point shot is much higher than that for a two-point shot, indicating a considerably higher amount of risk (the variance is twice as high).
On any given possession, O may choose to play to take a three-point shot or may play to take a two-point shot.
Had we not played well against Spain, my three-point shot in the last seconds of the game would not have meant much, Teodosic said.
Disagreements between both sets of players led to a short stoppage, before the Crusaders broke the century mark for the first time this season with a couple of minutes to play, thanks to manof-the-match Olinger's cool lay-up when clean through and Hudson's three-point shot on the buzzer.
Midgley scooped two colossal three-point shots to effectively end the game and Flournoy opted to close out the contest with youngguns Will Spragg, Aaron Nielsen and Brian McCotter - but unlike last week it was simply a choice made to secure a formality.
5, upon receiving the ball at the top of the key, looks for a three-point shot over the smaller defenders at the top of the zone defense.
Pepperdine raced out to a 12-4 run, capped off by a three-point shot by guard Jessica Ross 5:44 into the game.
They needed overtime to clinch an 85-82 win and a Lions' three-point shot just missed on the buzzer.
What a great lesson it would be for a Harvey Milk kid to turn around and hit a three-point shot at the buzzer," said Cyd Zeigler of the Web site Outsports.
Sarunas Jasikievicius scored 27 points for the Lithuanians, but missed a three-point shot at the buzzer.