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I believe the term you are looking for is "layup"

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Q: What is it called when you shoot a basketball under the net?
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How do you play a basketball?

First of all, the sport is called basketball. Not a basketball. The objective is to dribble the ball down the court and shoot with your hands into the basketball net.

Is it easier to shoot a basketball without a net?


What can you play with a ball and net?

basketball where someone is holding the net while you shoot and then you take turns

Methods of scoring in basketball game?

Shoot the ball into the net ;D

Is it called a basketball goal or a basketball hoop?

it's called a basketball net. :) hoop

What did the ancient Chinese people do for entertainment?

basketball and hopscotch but the basketball had no hole in the net just a high up box to shoot in

What is it called when a player attempts a shot under the net?

There is no official name for that shot. It is generally considered a layup, depending on how they shoot the ball.

What is basketball ring?

basketball ring is where you can shoot the ball. it is a metal ring that sticks out of the backboard that you must shoot the ball through. The rim also contains a net that the ball falls out of once you make it in.

What do you do in basketball?

In basketball the objective is to get the basketball into your opponents net. Scoring you 2 points but if you shoot from the 3 pt line it does as it says gives you 3 points but this is only scraping the top of bAsketball.

How do you make a slam dunk on air raid basketball?

go close to the net and jump and shoot

Why are there baskets in basketball?

There are no baskets in basketball. The name was derived from the original game where peach baskets were hung on the wall and players shot the ball into them. Today we have a rim and a net. Without the rim and net there would be nothing to shoot at.

Why did the basketball player throw a chicken in the net?

There are a couple different answers to the joke, "why did the basketball player throw a chicken in the net?" One is that "he tried to shoot a fowl ball." Another is that "he thought he said hoop, instead of coop."

What is the name of the area under the net in basketball?

Key :D

Is a netball goal called a net?

no because in basketball it is called a basket

What is it called when a basketball gets stuck in the net?


What is a basketball net?

a basketball net is the net hanging from the bottom of the rim on the basketball hoop

How else is basketball different from volleyball?

basketball is more competitive and aggressive and you use more energy in bball then vball. you shoot the ball in the hoop in bball but in vball you try to get it over the net. basketball is more fun than vbal too

What is under ring in basketball game?

That would be a net, something standard on all basketball hoops. Some people prefer to use chains instead.

How does catching the ball begin a reversal in some variations of the game?

well in basketball if you get the ball you will want to get it to the net the other team is defending so when the other team get the ball it is reversed and they try to shoot for your net and you try to defend it

When a shot in basketball does not hit anything it is called?

Its called an air ball because it soars in the air as it misses the net.

What is the height of a basketball net from the ground in meters?

The bottom of the basketball net is 2.5908m-2.6176m from the ground.

What you need for basketball?

We need a basketball court with a basket net and a basketball.

What is the regulation height of a primary basketball net?

The regulation height of a primary basketball net is 10 feet.

What is it called when the ball hits the net in volleyball?

It is called a short but it is not only hitting the net, it is going under too. This is only for serving.

How many point do you earn if the puck goes in the basketball net?

In basketball, there is no "puck". You play with a basketball. In basketball, you can either get 1, 2, or 3 points. When you are shooting a free-throw and make it, you get 1 point. When you are inside the 3 point line and you shoot the ball and make it, you get 2 points. And finally, when you are outside the 3 point line you get 3 points.