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1. Basketball A usually one-handed, banked shot made close to the basket after driving in.
2. The act or an instance of laying up: budget cuts that forced the lay-up of several ships.
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a basketball shot made close to the basket and often angled off the backboard.
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A shot attempted close to the basket.
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|Noun||1.||lay-up - a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)|
basketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out"
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