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Why is a layup in basketball called a crip shot?
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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when someone dribbles up to the net, takes 2 steps and then shoots the ball (usally in the top right corner of the backboard). by a random guy.
Practice practice practice. Watch the pros or colloge player do it and try to mimic there moves
It's when you run up to the hoop and simply lay the ball in to the rim with on hand while jumping off of one foot
It's called a driving layup, nothing else.
attempt to fake out the defender just like you would on a jumpshot. go up for the layup and bring the ball up high with both hands (grip it tightly) and right when the defende…r jumps and swings his arm to block it , swing the ball down in a circle (clockwise or counter)...at this point the defender can no longer block it so now bring the ball back up and lay it up as you always would... and dont be afraid to get bumped becuase more than likely the defender will either back up so a foul isnt called, or he will bump you hard which will cause a foul anyways!
so people don't think you made it by luck
Just another way to score
You use it when you are close to the net.
By saying "glass".
If you are shooting anywhere on the court from 3 pointers to layups to foul shots always aim for the box on top of the basket.
The bio-mechanics of a lay up is in the legs and arms.
Out of bounds, same if it hits the very top or back of the backboard!