foul shot


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Recent Examples on the Web After each made foul shot, every player on the bench clapped, stood up and then sat back down in unison. Mark Medina, USA TODAY, "'You got to create your own energy here': How NBA players, coaches have adjusted without fans in bubble," 31 July 2020 James got the switch, pumps, gets Ezeli up in the air and gets fouled shooting a 3. Chris Fedor, cleveland, "NBA Finals 2016 Game 7 rewatch: Live observations and analysis," 1 Apr. 2020 Davis gave the Panthers a pair of free points with a taunting technical after being fouled shooting a three with 5.4 seconds remaining. Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Detroit Mercy 90, UW-Milwaukee 84: The Panthers' comeback ends in frustration," 16 Jan. 2020 Milwaukee would never give up, but every time the team was within 10, the Colonials had an answer until late Down 61-51, Roy hit a trio of free throws after getting fouled shooting a three-pointer. Paul Drzewiecki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "George Washington 66, UWM 63: Panthers' comeback falls short," 24 Nov. 2019 In between a Hawks foul shot midway through the first quarter, James darted across the court toward Bryant’s court-side seat. Mark Medina, USA TODAY, "Kobe Bryant inspires Lakers in win over Hawks in Staples Center return," 18 Nov. 2019 Naturally, more than a few people took a screenshot of the tweet and shared that on Twitter: Cavs attempted their first foul shot 22 seconds into the second half after zero first-half attempts. Pete Grathoff, kansascity, "Cavaliers owner deletes tweet about officiating during Game 3 of NBA Finals," 7 June 2018 He was then fouled shooting another 3, missed the shot but made all three free ones to give Ohio State a 77-70 lead with 1:04 left. Bill Landis,, "Ohio State beats South Dakota State 81-73 in NCAA Tournament first-round, advances to play Gonzaga," 15 Mar. 2018 The Sixers pulled within two points (112-110) on Dario Saric’s foul shot with 1:42 left. Keith Pompey,, "Ben Simmons' pair of foul shots with 5.6 seconds left lift Sixers over Chicago Bulls, 116-115," 22 Feb. 2018

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1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Foul shot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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