upcourt

upcourt

(ʌpˈkɔːt)
adv
(Basketball) basketball away from one's own basket
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Eventually, Boylen tweaked the offensive plan to feature multiple ballhandlers, allowing Zach LaVine, Lauri Markkanen and others to push the ball upcourt and try to get the defense on its heels.
Andray Blatche collars the rebound and looks upcourt for a transition pass.
New mayor Eddie is charged with bringing the ball upcourt and controlling the game flow.
Other teams really worry about her when they bring the ball upcourt.''
He quickly dribbled upcourt before cutting loose with a deep three-pointer from the left wing under tight defensive pressure as time expired.
Tamimi however forged 9-7 ahead with a well-controlled forehand drop and a vigorous upcourt drive into Mangaonkar.
After a time out the Lakers worked the ball upcourt and found Fisher open on the wing, and the veteran left-hander calmly sank the game-tying, three-pointer.
Gonzales spent so much time attempting to move the ball upcourt against swifter Illini defenders that not only did she tire, but more importantly she also rarely moved in position close to the basket where she could easily shoot and score over shorter defenders.
Use a variety of dribble moves when pushing the ball upcourt. Work the spin, between the legs, behind the back, crossover, in and out, and speed dribble.
THE attacking player dribbles upcourt using his right hand, then switches quickly to his left when faced by a defender.
The plan is now to get the rebound and go, which could mean the point guard, Porter, Markkanen or Zach LaVine bringing the ball upcourt. The idea is to keep the defense on its heels, create a mismatch, then get the ball to the right guy.
But as Emory turned to head upcourt, he tangled with Kazemi, who went down to the floor and wasn't able to catch up with Thurman, who added a free throw to his layup to again knot the score.