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  • verb basketball To engage in goaltending, interference with the ball on its downward path to the basket


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goal +‎ tend


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  • I've done this a long time and I've never won a game when they didn't call a goaltend on us 2012

  • With just under two minutes to go and the Pistons trailing 104-101, it looked like Bynum was going to score a breakaway layup to pull Detroit to within a point ... but LeBron's uncalled goaltend put a stop to that: most protected player in the league King.

    Basketbawful Basketbawful 2010

  • Bogut scored the first eight points for Milwaukee, making a dunk, a running hook, a jumper aided by a McGee goaltend and a layup.

    JaVale McGee, Cartier Martin help Wizards end their slide Michael Lee 2011

  • Even though it was a goaltend, I thought that was the most exciting one by far, '' Howard said, struggling to speak after being elbowed in the throat earlier in the week. 2008

  • Saturday afternoon, we were certain that LeBron would score 130 points in Game 6 and send the series back to Cleveland, where Jay-Z would sit courtside with a Penny Hardaway voodoo doll and NBA commissioner David Stern would plop atop the Orlando rim and goaltend all of Rashard Lewis's three-point attempts.

    A Salute to Upsets and Underdogs 2009

  • Early in the second quarter, Kris Humphries 'driving floater as he was fouled was called good on a goaltend and he hit the free throw to put the Raptors ahead 37-25. 2007

  • Indiana's Jeff Foster was credited with a basket on a goaltend by Okafor to make it 101-97 with 2: 26 to play. 2007

  • A Georgia player was about to shoot his second free throw, which Gillispie ordered Perry Stevenson to goaltend.

    Eight Obscure Rules From the World of Sports 2009

  • Williams hit 3-pointers on back-to-back possessions to lead the Heat back, and his fast-break basket on a goaltend by Simmons brought the Heat within 75-71 after three quarters. - Basketball - Miami vs. New Orleans 2006

  • Foye hit a jumper for a seven-point Minnesota lead, but Arenas 'reverse layup was good on a goaltend. - Basketball - Washington vs. Minnesota 2006


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