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A diagram about basketball pressing defense

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The center, or back man, has zone responsibility. He stops all long passes toward the defensive basket.

A diagram about basketball pressing defense

A diagram about basketball pressing defense

DIAGRAM 3—PRESSING DEFENSE 2-2-1

There has been a return pass from #3, who received the in-bounds pass, back to #2, who was the in-bounds passer.This is where the most difficult phase of the press occurs.It is exceedingly difficult for you to impress upon your boys the quick lateral movement that is necessary to stop#2 from dribbling down the sidelines. The lateral shift by your front men must be very fast. You are not going after position, your primary objective is to stop #2′sdribble. Don’t close yet for the pinch.