A lay-up is a form of basketball shot.A "lay-up shot" is a golf term for a shot short of the green when it cannot be reached for some reason.
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The game that the term "checkmate" is typically associated with is the game of chess. Chess is a game that's been around for a long time and is a two player type of game.
A "lay-up" is associated in basketball when a player lays the ball in the net.
I'm from Chicago, and have heard this term for over 25 years. We called it a crip' when I was young because 'anybody' should be able to make one; even a crippled person. Hence the term crip', and in no way a shot at those persons who are handicapped.
I believe the term you are looking for is "layup"