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Irving's layup with 14.6 seconds remaining put the game out of reach.
Truth be told, the Eagles might not even have been a legitimate seven-win team in 2016 since the Cowboys rested their starters in the regular-season finale and allowed the Eagles a layup.
After Baylor took a 62-61 lead, the Cougars took control with a 9-4 run led by four points from Davis and a layup by Gray.
The then–Indiana Pacers star went to block a layup and landed awkwardly on the stanchion underneath the basket.
After Froling hit a hook shot, Anim rocketed out of the corner and was fouled while hitting a layup.
That, too, is a high percentage, but feels almost like a layup with the way Smith has played individually, and the way the Chiefs offense has played collectively.
The Blazers' mammoth center started strong, swishing a couple jumpers and finishing a cutting layup during the game's first six minutes, and kept it up most of the night, making 12 of 20 shots in 29 minutes.
Three times this season, Simmons has attempted a spin or reverse layup from underneath or nearly behind the basket.
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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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Synonymscache, lay away, lay by, lay in, hoard, put by, salt away, squirrel (away), stash, stockpile, store, stow, treasure
Related Wordsaccumulate, acquire, amass, assemble, collect, concentrate, garner, gather, pick up, round up, scrape (together); heap, pile, stack; conserve, husband, preserve; bank, coffer, deposit, hold, keep, reserve, retain, save, set by, stock, withhold; bury, conceal, ensconce, secrete
Near Antonymscast, discard, ditch, dump, fling (off or away), jettison, throw away, throw out, unload; consume, squander, use up, waste; hand out, hand over, relinquish, surrender; blow, dissipate, fritter (away), lavish, misspend, run through, spend; deplete, exhaust, expend, impoverish; dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatter
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