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n.1.(basketball) a rapid dash to get a shot at one's own basket as soon as possible after taking possession of the ball; - often occurring after the opposing team has shot at their basket.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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1 in offense, turnover points and fastbreak points.
Chris McCullough made the technical free throw, while the KaTropa eventually missed four straight free throws, two from Brian Heruela, who was designated to take the charities for the already ejected Jones, and Rosario, who grabbed the rebound off McCullough's potential equalizer, setting up a fastbreak layup by Alex Cabagnot with 0.9 second left that extended the game to another overtime session.
These days, he hosts "Fastbreak" on DZMM with Boyet Sison as co-host.
La Salle tallied 27 assists in the game while also making good use of its speed to the tune of 25 fastbreak points.
The Sixers busted the game open with a 14-0 run to start the second half and then stretched the lead to 20 on a Simmons steal and fastbreak basket.
Their fastbreak plays did it all as the De La Salle Green Archers capped another Davao City title that concluded this year's edition of the 82nd Araw ng Dabaw Collegiate basketball league, Thursday night at the expense of Lyceum of the Philippines University Pirates, 73-57 played at the Davao City Recreation Center (Almendras Gym).
The Lady Tamaraws ran the UP side ragged by scoring 16 fastbreak points to the nil of the Lady Fighting Maroons.
The effort in transition defence was also a stark contrast to the past few games with James leading the way, sprinting back quickly at every fastbreak opportunity for the spry Wizards backcourt.
Spencer then made the most of a fastbreak to level the score to 31 at the halftime mark.
Ce qui a permis aux Marocains d'avoir des fastbreak sur un plateau d'or.
Mousa Daoud drilled trey as Al Sadd's last stand but Ali Turki sealed the win with a slam off a fastbreak pass as the final buzzer sounded.