Layup meaning

lāup
(basketball) A type of shot made from just under the basket and, typically, off the backboard.
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(basketball) A close-range shot in which the shooter banks the ball off the backboard from a few feet away.
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(colloquial) A relatively easy task.

Meeting the numbers will be a layup, if not a slam dunk.

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Origin of layup

  • lay +"Ž up

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