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L lane The free-throw lane. lay-in A close-range shot using one hand to tip the ball over the rim of the basket. layup A close-range shot using one hand to bank the ball off the backboard and into the basket. ledgie When a ball gets stuck on the ledge at the back of the rim of the basket. loose ball foul
Sports Terms That Begin With ‘L’. Labyrinth. Lambeau Leap. Lane. Lane Violation. Late Hit. Lateral. Lay-In. Layback Spin.
A Glossary of Basketball Terms. A B C D E F H I J L M O P R S T U W Z Arm Bar- Action of using forearm to body check offensive player.Balanced Floor- Offensive ...
-- L --L-Cut - A cut made in the shape of an 'L'. Usually from the low block up the lane line to the elbow and then cutting out to the wing. Some coaches use the term 'L-Cut' when referring to cutting around the perimeter, too. Lane - See 'paint'.
L. Lane Lane Violation Lay-In Layup Lock Him Up Loose Ball Loose Ball Foul Low Percentage Shot Low Post. M. Magic Number Man-To-Man Defense Match-Up Zone Defense Mid-Level Exception Mid-Range Jump Shot Motion Offense Moving Violation. N. Nellie Ball Nothing But Net. O. Offensive Foul Offensive Rebound Offensive Rebounds Per Game On The Bench One-And-Done One-And-One Outlet Pass
Death Valley -A place on the basketball court where the chances of a BASKET being scored are very small which can be anywhere from beyond the 3 point line all the way back to the opposite BASELINE. Deny the ball - A defensive stratagy where a player guards an opponent closely and stays between him and the player with the ball to keep him from getting the ball.
Learn some basketball slang and terms if you want to sound like a b-ball pro. Here’s a list of the most popular basketball terms and their meanings.