Layup vs Layin - What's the difference?

layup | layin |


As nouns the difference between layup and layin

is that layup is (basketball) a close-range shot in which the shooter banks the ball off the backboard from a few feet away while layin is .

layup

English

Alternative forms

* lay-up

Noun

(en noun)
  • (basketball) A close-range shot in which the shooter banks the ball off the backboard from a few feet away.
  • (colloquial) A relatively easy task.
  • Meeting the numbers will be a layup , if not a slam dunk.

    See also

    * slam dunk

    Anagrams

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    layin

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • * {{quote-news, year=2008, date=May 24, author=Billy Witz, title=Lakers Take Two-Game Lead Without a Sweat, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Odom blocked Fabio Oberto's layin at the other end, leading to a fast-break layup from Fisher. }}