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Free Throw

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What Is The Definition Of A Free Throw In Basketball?

1. This is an unopposed shot that is taken at the free throw line. The most common way to be granted a free throw is after an offensive player has been fouled while in the act of shooting.

When a player successfully makes a free throw, they are granted one-point.

Examples Of How Free Throw Is Used In Commentary

1. The point guard drains the 15-footer and is fouled. He’ll go to the line to shoot one free throw to try to complete the three-point play.

2. The point guard goes in for the layup, but is fouled. He’ll go to the line to shoot two free throws to try to tie up the game.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Basketball

Also Known As:

1. Foul Shot

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