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Right before the 13-minute mark, All-American Glenn Robinson drives to the basket for a layup while wearing his customary No. 13.
Not only long 3-pointers, but players driving to the rim for layups.
The technical foul call came after Green flopped on a spin by Anthony Davis for a layup that drew the Pelicans within 55-50 late in the first half.
The game was tied when Terry Rozier had a huge steal to get the ball to Jaylen Brown for a layup for the Celtics to take the lead.
Smith made three three-pointers, while Korver made a brilliant pass to hit James for a layup with 30.2 seconds left to push Cleveland's lead back to six points.
As a freshman, Elliott impacted the game in just about every way, grabbing defensive rebounds and taking the ball end-to-end for layups.
Antetokounmpo had a pass picked off by Marcus Smart for a layup right out of the break.
Oladipo soars to the rim for a layup when a shadow passes overhead, blotting out the lights and the scoreboard and eventually his shot.
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an eating disorder that would impel her to lay up candy bars in her closet for all-night food binges
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basketball : a shot made from a position that is very close to the basket
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