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front′ court′


n.
1. the section of the court nearest the front wall in certain games, as squash or handball.
2. Basketball.
a. a team's offensive half of the court.
b. the players who play offensively in the front court, including the center and the two forwards.
[1945–50]

front court

The offensive team’s half of the court.
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That officer was still walking about in the front court.
It was therefore with some sinking of the spirit that her husband beheld her thus heroically attired, putting down her candle in the little hall, and coming down the doorsteps through the little front court to open the gate for him.
Indeed, the short-court game, played sideways in the front court with two bounces allowed and the winner taking on the next challenger, developed when young juniors ran onto the courts to get in on the action between games.
Durant, however, is still the leading the West front court players, followed by New Orlean's Anthony Davis with 664,687.
Both San Miguel and Ginebra boast a dominating front court with the reigning five-time MVP partnership of June Mar Fajardo and Arwind Santos leading the Beermen and the towering pairing of Greg Slaughter and Japeth Aguilar holding for the Gin Kings.
The 6-foot-9 Miller-Stewart is the latest in a line of physical players in the front court for Boyle.
Limited Tenders are invited for Providing And Laying Interlocking Paving Blocks At Udyogamandal House Front Court Yard
40pm he saw Hall walking into the front court area of the mosque and another loud bang soon followed.
The reigning world champion cut a more dominant figure in the second, dictating play at the front court, combined with razor sharp smashes to take the second game 21-16 and breeze into the next round, where he faces India's Parupalli Kashyap.
For Cleveland, adding Mozgov will add a legit centre to their thin front court.
The head of the WASEDA Mission stated that the tomb was discovered during the cleaning operations of the front court of tomb TT.