downcourt

down·court

 (doun-kôrt′)
adv. & adj. Sports
To, into, or in the far end of the court, especially in basketball.
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downcourt

(ˈdaʊnˌkɔːt) basketball
adj
in or at the far end of the court
adv
to the far end of the court
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He dribbled downcourt, found Khris Middleton with a bounce pass that allowed the Milwaukee forward to get to the rim and get fouled.
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After Durant missed, Caldwell-Pope drove downcourt with the crowd on its feet and a chance to emulate Kobe on a late game-winner but Caldwell-Pope badly missed his long jumper at the buzzer.
His pass out of traffic landed in hands of Sanders-Dyer, who looked to break downcourt until the play was whistled dead.
Alidio brought the ball downcourt and with no fear and hesitation drained the biggest basket of the game.
Dwight heads downcourt. I'm the only thing between him and the cup.
I had scored a literary coup and it felt like the time I blocked the probable winning shot in double overtime and got the ball and dribbled fast downcourt and slam-dunked the game-winning points right before the clock ran out in the State Semi-finals.
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The defense-turned-offense could instantaneously take quick possession of the ball by immediately inbounding and running the same primary fastbreak to get the ball downcourt and try to score as the opposition attempts to set up their defense.
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Corey jogged downcourt shrugging, palms turned toward the ceiling.
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