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Four-point play

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In basketball, a four-point play is the rare occasion when an offensive player shoots and makes a three-point field goal while simultaneously being hit by a defensive player, resulting in a shooting foul and one free throw being awarded.


1. Down by three points, the guard converts on a rare four-point play to put his team ahead one point with less than a minute remaining.
Sport The Term Is Used
1. Basketball ...

Four-point play
A 3-point shot followed by a successful free-throw
Free-throw
An unchallenged shot at the basket and is awarded after a technical foul, or a personal foul on a player in the act of shooting ...

Four-point play - a three-point shot followed by a successful free throw.
Franchise - a professional team.
Franchise player - a star player around which a franchise is built.

Four-Point Play
A three-point field goal on which the player is fouled in the act of shooting and makes the consequent free throw. Compare three-point play.
Franchise ...

Three-point play - when a player is fouled while scoring a two-point basket, then scores another from the free-throw (this becomes a ~ if a three-point score is made prior to a free throw)
Weak side - the side of court opposite where the attacking team has possession ...

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Basketball, Basket, NBA, Point, Free throw?

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