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Basketball defensive plays

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Basketball defensive plays

2-3 ZONE DEFENSE

This zone is weak against the good pivot attack and fromgood outside shooting. With three men underneath it iseasy to set up a good rebounding triangle and provide goodstrength under the basket.

Basketball defensive plays

This diagram shows the rotation of the men when theball goes into the corner.

Basketball defensive plays

In this diagram, the strong-side wing man has to go outto stop a scoring threat, so the middle man covers thecorner, and the weakside wing man covers the middle ofthe court under the basket.

3-2 ZONE DEFENSE

When you have two very strong rebounders, and threequick men, the 3-2 zone is very good. It is an excellentzone for fast breaking as you already have your three mendowncourt for the fast break.