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free throw

n.
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free throw

n
(Basketball) basketball an unimpeded shot at the basket from the free-throw line given for a technical fault (one free shot) or a foul (two free shots)
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foul′ shot`


n.
a throw from the foul line given a basketball player after a foul has been called against an opponent.
[1900–05]
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free throw


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Uncontested shot from behind the free throw line, as a penalty after certain fouls; scores one point.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.free throw - an unhindered basketball shot from the foul linefree throw - an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul
basketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out"
one-and-one - a foul shot that must be made in order to earn the right to a second foul shot
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But Johnson hit two freethrows after a Blatche foul and a three by Daniel Dillon gave Adelaide an 85-73 lead, 32.2 left.
Despite a Green Archers surge in the fourth led by Andrei Caracut, Ildefonso had them at bay with back to back triples for the upper hand, 67-59 with 4:28 remaining while spritely guard Miguel Ocson sealed the victory canning two freethrows, 73-66 with 52 seconds left.
The American, who took over the tested import Charles Rhodes, plucked down a crucial rebound off a Mo Tautuaa miss in the next sequence then hit the first of the two freethrows to ice the count.
Kyle Williams quickly levelled things up in the second with two freethrows before an 11-4 home run saw Riders surge ahead again.
Rhaffy Octobre sealed the outcome with four straight freethrows in the last 12 seconds while William McAloney Jr.
Rowan scored a couple of freethrows, either side of a double from Taryn Turnbull, before Laura Page went on a run scoring seven points for the home side.
The competition, featuring the top eight from last season's BBL Championship, was unchartered territory, with golden-buzzer power-plays, 12-minute games, five-point shooting lines, running clocks and no freethrows the main rule changes to contend with.
The second quarter saw Liverpool on the attack, with confident lay-ups from Jack Hudson and made freethrows from Chris Carroll.
Twelve points in the first three minutes were followed by a marathon series of freethrows as Colts got into foul trouble and the lead began to be whittled away.
The NBA champions let a second-half, 14-point lead slip to just four with 5:01 remaining, before Bryant steadied the ship with three freethrows.
The differences in freethrows performance between starters and nonstarters may be associated to: i) technical performances and psychological aspects (i.e., concentration, motivation, confidence or task consciousness) that affect the free-throws execution; and ii) the offensive production, where starters generate better field-goal situations and get to draw fouls.
Sucharda hit two pairs of freethrows to level the scores at 61-61 with three minutes remaining and Stuchly hit two three-pointers, the second coming with 10 seconds left, to end England's hopes of winning the game.