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Auburn's inability to run the ball up to its standards Monday put too much pressure on its inconsistent passing game.
Milwaukee didn't take a timeout after Walker's made free throw and pushed the ball up the side of the court, where Bledsoe missed 3-pointer from the left wing that would have tied the game.
Either David Luiz or Gary Cahill, following an eternity of lateral passes between them, would lump the ball up to the still acclimatising Alvaro Morata, and possession was lost.
Durant pushed the ball up the floor, and James never made it to the 3-point line to meet him.
While in stride, Bullman snared the pass and laid the ball up for the winner.
Seattle receiver Tanner McEvoy coughed the ball up on the third play of the game, foreshadowing the pitiful 59 minutes that would follow.
Leading 10-7, the Ravens forced another turnover as Johnson coughed the ball up when sandwiched by C.J. Mosley and Tony Jefferson after a 9-yard completion.
Other spiders use combinations of these tactics, and one that lives in slightly moister areas will ball up the sand and hurl it like a shotput many centimeters from the burrow entrance.
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