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free throw line

noun as in foul line

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It should go without saying that getting to the rim and the free throw line makes it easier to close games.

Beal had 28 points, including 12 makes at the free throw line.

Shortly after checking in midway through the first quarter, Avdija batted a pass near the free throw line, picked up the loose ball and turned to charge up court for a layup.

They weren’t much better from the free throw line, where they made 2 of 7.

Virginia led for all but 21 seconds, shot 52 percent and went 11 for 12 from the free throw line.

Playing basketball with a bunch of kids got real embarrassing, real fast: Obama stands at the free-throw line, cameras rolling.

In case of a foul, a 15 foot line measured from the pin in the circle is used as a free throw line.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to free throw line, such as: charity line, foul lane, free throw lane, keyhole, and the line.

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