Business / Finance / Layup: Used in the context of general equities. Easily executed trade or order. See: Lead pipe.


Entertainment / Basketball / Layups: A layup is a two point attempt made by leaping from below, laying the ball up near the basket, and using one hand to tip the ball over the rim and into the basket (layin) or to bank it off the backboa MORE

Lead Pipe

Business / Finance / Lead Pipe: Used in the context of general equities. Virtually certain that trade will take place; lead pipe cinch. See: Layup. MORE

Tear Drop

Entertainment / Basketball / Tear Drop: The tear drop, also called a runner or a floater, is usually performed by undersized players (mainly point guards). A player usually starts the layup procedure a good distance away from the basket. Th MORE

Bank Shot

Entertainment / Basketball / Bank Shot: A bank shot in basketball is a shot that relies on the ball bouncing off the backboard and into the basket. It is frequently used for mid-range jump shots from an angle (usually at the elbow) and layu MORE

Crossover Dribble

Entertainment / Basketball / Crossover Dribble: When a ball handler dribbles the ball across his body from one hand to the other. Also called 'rocking the baby.' MORE

Finger Roll

Entertainment / Basketball / Finger Roll: A finger roll is performed when a player shoots the ball with one hand during a layup and then lifts his fingers, rolling the ball into the basket. The rotation produced provides the ball with a soft MORE