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  • n. Plural form of fadeaway.


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  • Related Article Daily Fix: In Defense of LeBron's Defense As pretty as the numbers may look, the moves Nowitzki uses to collect them are often akin to someone trying to skateboard the Tour De France: a chain of one-legged jumpers, off-balance spin moves and fadeaways that might get you benched in junior high.

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  • The key to beating UConn is driving at Thabeet, not opting for fadeaways and turnarounds.

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  • ` ` I thought I did a better job of not letting him get to the middle, making him shoot fadeaways, instead of letting him get into a good rhythm. ''

  • Scoring on fadeaways, drives and his ability to get to the line, Wade had his best offensive game of the season and has now topped 20 points in three straight games for the first time.

  • Kurt Thomas missed a pair of free throws with 2: 23 left and Bryant hit consecutive jumpers - a pair of fadeaways from 5 - and 14-feet - to again pull the teams even.

  • A 7'0 shooter that can drive, shoot fadeaways, create his own shot off the dribble and finish at the rim even with contact?

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  • If he can get 40 with fadeaways and all that, then tip your hat.

  • Very often, his high-arc shooting appears unrelated to the outside world; he tends to hit off-balance, heavily contested 23-foot fadeaways no more or no less than wide-open 19 footers.

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  • I have a pet peeve along these lines (though not exactly what you're talking about), which is that I want my computer to operate really quickly, yet the software companies (even my beloved Apple) insist on continually adding meaningless animations, fadeaways, sound effects and other assorted bells and whistles that gobble processor speed and prevent things from being really snappy.

    my sextant works though

  • Hitting everything from a long 3-pointers to fadeaways off the glass, Bryant scored 10 points in the first three minutes of the second half during a 14-4 run that gave the Lakers the lead for good at 70-61. - Basketball - L.A. Lakers vs. New Orleans


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