Playing tough defense without grabbing the rebound is like chewing up your favorite meal without swallowing any of it. You have to get the rebound to get the full stop. Also, learn to paint your opponent. Painting your opponent sets priorities which allow a defense to make better decisions.
Everyone is saying the Lakers’ offense is fine and it is their defense that is broken, but that’s not quite true.
15% of the Jazz offense was 3-pointers, 41% of the Lakers offense was 3-pointers… so it is NO WONDER the Jazz were able to outscore the Lakers 19 to 4 on fast breaks points.
The Lakers offense is actually hurting their defense.
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What do good offenses such as the Princeton Offense and the Read and Read Offense have in common? And what does a half court offense do — and not do — for your team?
Observing shot creation and location can transform your understanding and analysis of any basketball game, making you a more effective coach, more valuable player, and a more informed fan of the game.
Use Layer 1 concepts to create unattended cutters against a zone defense.
Being on the Olympic team, like being on the NBA All-star team, gives a player fantastic clout in fans’ eyes, resulting in increased ticket sales, TV viewership, advertising revenue, endorsements, sneakers sales, jerseys, etc.
In other words, NBA players ARE being paid for being on the national team!