Is a shot taken close to the basket.
A shot intended to land short of the green. Whether to avoid trouble or gain better position before attacking the pin, a lay-up is sometimes the smart alternative.
A shot by a moving player who jumps very close to the basket and shoots while in the air.
a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)
An easy, one-handed shot near the basket that bounces off the backboard and into the basket.
A shot made by driving as close to the basket as possible, then bouncing the ball off the backboard
A shot made by a player who is driving towards the basket and released while in the air close to the hoop.
A shot taken after driving to the basket by leaping up under the basket and using one hand to shoot the ball off the backboard.
A shot made from close to the basket off the dribble.
Conservatively played shot to avoid possible trouble.
Similar to a lay-in, except that the ball is banked in off the backboard.