free-throw line

free-throw line

(frē′thrō′)
n.
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During the 2018-19 season, he appeared in 73 games (11 starts) and averaged 6.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.22 steals over 19.6 minutes per game while averaging 43.2 percent shooting from the field, 27.0 percent from three and 66.7 percent from the free-throw line.
Palatinates' Monika Bosilj hauled in the rebound before claiming the final point from the free-throw line.
Noting that the Lakers out-scored the Spurs 74-50 in the paint, Walton said it was incomprehensible that the Lakers players driving aggressively to the rim did not draw more fouls that sent them to the free-throw line.
On the back of a miraculous performance by LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers were tied with the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena, and George Hill was at the free-throw line with a shot to put them up by one.
Curry this season has shot 49.5 percent from the field, 42.3 percent from three-point range and 92.1 percent from the free-throw line. Cook is shooting 49.4 percent from the field, 44.8 percent from beyond the arc and 90.5 percent from the free-throw line.
Saints made eight of their 17 points from the free-throw line as they got to 17-13 for the period and 65-55 going into the last period.
Triangle Lake clamped down defensively and got out in transition off Mohawk turnovers to take control before sealing the game by going 12-for-15 at the free-throw line in the fourth quarter.
Magnolia's Aldrech Ramos cut the deficit to two, 82-80, after a three-pointer with 13 seconds left, but Stanley Pringle's free-throw line split with 5.4 seconds left ensured the victory for the Batang Pier.
The Woolies did the job defensively, banged the boards and got stellar play from freshman guard Jenna Nasuti, who tossed in six points, four from the free-throw line.
While England made their chances from the free-throw line count, Wales lacked composure facing the basket overall.
One more cumulative slat to look at: It seems the ladies did a better job from the free-throw line than the men (70.9 to 62.2 percent).