front court


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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. At the name of Fouquet, whispered in his ear by Pellisson, the governor eagerly approached the carriage, and, hat in his hand, was profuse in his attentions.
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.
The JRU front court will be manned by Stefan Steinl, Andrei Dulalia and Jarvy Ramos.
It looks like Banko Perlas is on a roll and has hit its stride with all key front court players scoring and playing well.
In the tiebreaker, Lopez came out firing from the front court. He built a nice lead only to see Garcia fight back within 10-9.
CARTERVILLE Continuing to make his front court a point of emphasis on both the offensive and defensive, John A.
But a series of errors in reception and front court defence cost them eventually as the Egyptians won the next two to avoid the tie-breaker.
The Pelicans' front court got even thinner when Jahlil Okafor went out with a left ankle sprain after halftime.
Importantly, we think he will form a strong front court partnership with Vlatko (Granic) as they have very different, complementary, skillsets.
The 6-foot-9 Miller-Stewart is the latest in a line of physical players in the front court for Boyle.
At 8.40pm he saw Hall walking into the front court area of the mosque and another loud bang soon followed.