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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.

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โˆ™ 2022-09-17 16:10:15
Same. I'm from the Chi as well, we called layups crip shots.
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