Definition of up–fake
: a fake in which a player makes an upward movement to simulate starting to take a shot < … senior guard Natalie Ventress had the Mustangs fooled with a nice up-fake and right-handed layup finish. — Hayes Clement>
up–fakeverb, transitive + intransitive <Leonard later bulled his way by James to the rim, up-faked and then made a floating jumper over the Cavaliers forward. — The Lewiston (Idaho) Morning Tribune>
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