reverse layup

reverse layup

n. Basketball
A layup made with one's back turned to the basket.
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Back and forth it went from there until David Sloan slipped in a reverse layup at the buzzer to give the Vols a 32-30 halftime lead.
Garcia eluded Glenn Khobuntin for a layup that gave TNT an 87-83 advantage, and after a missed shot by Kia's Eric Camson, Garcia scored on a reverse layup to put the team ahead, 89-83, with 44 seconds left.
His reverse layup with 4:15 left capped a 12-4 run to give Milwaukee a 15-point lead.
With 14 seconds left in the first half, Terry thrilled the home crowd with a reverse layup, her back to the basket.
But Fajardo wasn't going to let San Miguel lose, barreling his way past Slaughter for a reverse layup that shattered that tie, before Santos made four straight charities off Aguilar that kept the Beermen's head above water.
Willamette (20-1) used an opening 12-2 run to take control of the game early, getting a three-pointer from Bando and a nifty reverse layup from Munkres.
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.
Augustin drove to the basket and tried a reverse layup as he challenged Kaman and Gooden.
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.
Like the reverse layup, a vertical explosion makes for a stronger finish.
Oklahoma City went on a 12-0 run, and a reverse layup by Westbrook put the Thunder up 86-79 and forced the 76ers to call timeout.