layup

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n layup a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)
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Usage

In literature:

He thought it wise to layup for himself as much treasure upon earth as possible.
"The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" by Robert Tressell
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In news:

KALAMAZOO, MI – Austin Richie's reverse layup with 5 seconds left lifted the Western Michigan University men's basketball team to a 54-53 victory over High Point Thursday night at University Arena.
Hot Warriors burn Heat with late layup.
He lived the life we all fantasize about: joining the layup line at the NBA All-Star Game, shagging balls in the Yankee Stadium outfield, playing a practice round at the US Open.
He plans to leave it that way until the day he is running layup drills to warm up for a game.
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving , shown here soaring for a layup over Dallas' Shawn Marion, has been injured in his only college season and now both his NBA seasons.
Louisiana won the game 72-70 in overtime when freshman Elfrid Payton hit a driving layup with just over three seconds remaining.
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, shown here soaring for a layup over Dallas' Shawn Marion, has been injured in his only college season and now both his NBA seasons.
Hot Warriors burn Heat with late layup .
'I should have took the layup '.
ESPN ScreenshotRajon Rondo had a chance at a layup to win it, but slipped trying to pull up for a jumper.
Sports Direct, Inc. Juwan Staten scored on a driving layup with five seconds remaining as the.
Thursday's high schools roundup: D.H. Annapolis slips by Trenton on last-second layup .
Emily Miller, right, makes a layup in the second quarter of a game against the Moberly Spartans on Friday at Columbia College.
Austin Richie's reverse layup in final seconds lifts Western Michigan basketball to 54-53 win over High Point.
Jeffrey Short hit a go-ahead layup with 52 seconds left and Fordham earned a 70-68 victory over Pennsylvania in an NIT Season Tip-Off consolation game Monday.
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