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shootaround

informal basketball practice
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shoot·a·round

 (sho͞ot′ə-round′)
n. Basketball
An informal practice session or warm-up, especially one in which players take shots from various positions around the key before a game.
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shootaround

(ˈʃuːtəˌraʊnd)
n
(Basketball) basketball an informal match or practice session
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Fajardo did participate in a shootaround held hours before tipoff and played as if he was pain-free, even against Serbia's 7-foot-3 NBA player Boban Marjanovic.
Santos has since broadcasted a public apology via his Twitter account and sought out Jones during shootaround of Game 6 Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Speaking of Embiid, the big man scored 12 points in 32 minutes despite missing shootaround with gastroenteritis and needing intravenous fluids before the game.
For me it's always about tonight's game, today's shootaround, how can I be better in the moment instead of trying to plan too far ahead or look too far ahead, because you lose sight of the moment."
He later rejoined his team for the official shootaround.
Curry sprained his right ankle during the late-morning shootaround, and the Warriors opted to hold him out.
"All the guys, once I hit that first one, guys they knew at that point, especially from earlier in the day at shootaround," Anthony said.
As Blackwell remembers it, the shootaround turned into a friendly wager, half-serious at first.
That she sings, maybe acts, is certainly wealthy, allegedly beautiful, though today during shootaround, Tom said he'd seen her, said, No.
''Everything's in his hands now,'' Anthony told reporters in Boston at the Knicks' game-day shootaround practice.
Assistant coach Kenny Natt took over the Kings at their shootaround before