Definitions

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  • noun basketball A close-range shot in which the shooter banks the ball off the backboard from a few feet away.
  • noun colloquial A relatively easy task.

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  • noun a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)

Etymologies

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lay +‎ up

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