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  • n. Plural form of fastbreak.


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  • But all of that running up and down the court, pushing the team out on fastbreaks, expending extra energy just to make a few extra points and possibly win a game, caused all of the players to breathe a great deal more heavily and thereby expel extra amounts of carbon dioxide into the air, and we all know that is bad for the environment.

    The Great Global Warming Hoax?

  • Jefferson credited much of his success to a new offensive approach that stresses more ball movement in the half court and a fewer fastbreaks.

  • They fell behind 60-46 after a series of Denver defensive stops and fastbreaks that left the Suns gasping and exasperated.

  • ` ` They gamble and do a good job of creating turnovers and getting fastbreaks off it.

  • The Hornets came out running, scoring 15 points on fastbreaks in the first quarter alone.

  • Ole Miss hit just 38 percent of its shots from the field - and that includes numerous layups that followed steals or capped fastbreaks. - Women's Basketball - Mississippi vs. Oklahoma

  • Letting their gritty defense do the work, the Salukis (28-6) overcame a front-line injury by getting as many floor burns as fastbreaks. - Men's Basketball - Holy Cross vs. S. Illinois

  • Smith finished the half with 16 points and nine rebounds and started several fastbreaks with one-handed outlet passes to Quigley behind the Flames 'defense. - Scores

  • They took three fastbreaks from us in a row (with the offensive foul calls).

    National Basketball Association - Bucks vs. Bulls

  • "Especially in the second half, it was Arizona basketball, with us finding the passing lanes and running the fastbreaks," Wright said.

    NCAA Men's Basketball - Washington vs. Arizona


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