reverse layup

reverse layup

n. Basketball
A layup made with one's back turned to the basket.
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The Nationals then missed all five threes in the third while the 36ers took their first 21-point lead, 65-44, on a reverse layup by Obi Kyei.
The Bolts had one last chance for the win but Chris Newsome's reverse layup missed, allowing the Batang Pier to finish their elimination round schedule at 9-2.
Sarancic's reverse layup one minute into the fourth quarter extended Warren's lead to 47-35, its biggest of the game.
Claire Dewar scored a lovely reverse layup, before another double from Cleary, the second a three-pointer, saw Saints reach the half-way stage 30-17 up.
His reverse layup with 4:15 left capped a 12-4 run to give Milwaukee a 15-point lead.Dellavedova also had a personal five-point run beginning with a 3 from the corner with 6:51 left and ending with two free throws after getting fouled on the break following a steal.
Fajardo then scored seven straight points to open up the third overtime for the Beermen, who were threatened for the last time at 129-127 when Sean Anthony hit a very difficult reverse layup off Wilkerson with 23.6 seconds remaining.
The Utes made five of their first six shots and led 10-4 after a reverse layup by Danielle Rodriguez, who scored 10 points.
After DeMarre Carroll scored his only basket of the night off a slick pass from Millsap, Alan Anderson made a reverse layup off the baseline to again make it a one-point game.
And even with the game in the bag, Arakji punctuated the match with a reverse layup.
An uncontested drive to the basket for a reverse layup by Steve Nash trimmed the Lakers' lead to 99-96 before Bryant steadied his team with two free throws and a pair of long-range jump shots in the last two minutes.
But Billups had a reverse layup in the final minute before a handful of free throws by his teammates put the game out of reach.
This shot essentially becomes a "baby hook." Like the reverse layup, a vertical explosion makes for a stronger finish.