Definition of free throw in English:

free throw

Syllabification: free throw

noun

Basketball
  • An unimpeded attempt at a basket (worth one point) awarded to a player following a foul or other infringement.
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    • Fouled shooters get two or three free throws and your players are eventually disqualified.
    • Teams then were also able to designate one player to shoot all free throws.
    • The clock will not stop on fouls and free throws during this time.

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