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Offense 1 on 1
Playname : In the paint
This is a great drill to teach an offensive player how to use their body and create space within a small area.

How to dribble drive and penetrate the paint off the Opportunity Basketball Offense ...

The paintThe KEY is a more commonly used basketball phrase than the paint. See THE KEY.

In the paint:
In the 'key' area, so named because this area of the floor is painted.

In the paint - being in the foul lane area which is painted a different color.
In the power zone - in the €œkey€ area, so named because this area of the floor is painted.

the paint or the painted area = the area in front and underneath the basket
passing lane = the path/trajectory of the pass between the passer and recipient
Post up = offensive player playing with his back to the basket
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The painted area between the end line and the free-throw line near each basket, outside which players line up for free throws. Also known as the key, because in the early years it was key-shaped. It was twice widened to its present rectangular shape.

The painted area from the end line under the basket to the free-throw line. (Offensive players can not be in the lane more than three seconds -- this is called a three second violation)
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THE PAINT - This is the painted or shaded area from the free throw line to the closest baseline.
BASELINE - The out-of-bounds line behind each basket.

Key: The painted part of the court around the basket. The bottom of the key is the baseline. The top of the key is the free throw line.

Defending the paint area.
Again, we want to prevent the easy lay-up. All players should sprint back on defense and run straight to the paint area to protect the basket. One player should stop the ball, to avoid dribble penetration.

Points in the paint: Points scored inside the painted (restricted) area.
Points: The sum of the value of scored baskets (free throw, 2 points, 3 points).

Must stay in the paint and below the circle-hash;
Fouls are okay and encouraged - no flagrant fouls;
If get ball outside of paint must return in 3 seconds; ...

In the Paint: Refers to the area within the free-throw lane that is painted a different color than the rest of the court.
Jab Step: Small sharp step with the non-pivot foot toward the defense player.

Foul lane - the painted area bordered by the end line and the foul line, outside which players must stand during a free-throw; also the area an offensive basketball player cannot spend more than 3-seconds at a time in.

the court, there is a three-point line, which is an arced line painted on the floor. Within the three-point line, you find the key, which consists of the free-throw line and free-throw lane. The lane is sometimes called "the paint.

He stays around the paint, which is the colored part of the floor around the basket. Should be a solid rebounder and a good inside shooter.

Lane: n. The painted area that extends from the baseline behind the basket to the foul line. Also know as the paint.
Low Post: See "Pivot" ...

Center circle: The painted circle at midcourt used for the opening jump ball.
Charge: (1) A violation when a player with the ball runs into a defender who is standing still. Also called a "charging foul." (2) To commit that violation.

3 people line up in the paint. The first one is #1, the second is #2 and the third is #3. Put one person on the top of the arch and one outside the 3-point line down in the corner and another in the same position on the other side if the 3-point line.

points in the paint Field goals made in the painted area below the free-throw line prayer A shot that has very little probability of being made.
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But what I understand about the 2/3 zone is that it is designed to keep an offense, especially the guards, from getting in the paint to conrol plays. I teach my guards to shade their opponents outside away from the middle of he paint.

These are often called "paint points" because the area inside the freethrow lane is referred to as the paint. One way to generate points in the paint is to pass the ball inside to post players.

Carefully preparing the helmet before the paint is applied gives the finished paintwork clean lines and a professional look. Spraying the paint provides for more even coverage than using a paintbrush.

What makes him worthwhile is his shot-blocking, defensive rebounding, and fearsome presence inside the paint (See how he ripped Shaqdaddy apart when Big Ben "counter-facial" him in the playoffs, ...

This is a hole that the painters left by pounding a hole in the center of the free throw line in order to line everything else up.

1. Player begins with the ball in the paint facing the basket.
2. Player will throw the ball of the backboard, catch, and turn & pivot towards the other end of the floor.

When a player takes a shot from within 'the paint' it means they are shooting from inside the key, which these days is often painted a different color.
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Three Second Rule: When your team is on offense you can't be in the Lane or the Paint for more than 3 seconds. If you stay in the paint for more than 3 seconds your team loses the ball.

While it is true that shorter players may not need to bother with post positions, the tall players of the team must as scoring opportunities inside the paint are abundant.

On the Defensive End, the role of the Center is to prevent Penetration to the Basket by providing a Shot-Blocking Presence, and taking up room in the Paint, as well as Defending the opposing Team's Bigs in the Post, and Boxing Out/Rebounding the Ball.

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When the ball is shot we must have ALL FIVE PLAYERS fulfilling their rebound responsibility until the ball is CHINNED. The team will rebound covering the paint in a triangle shape.

Lane - the area of the court lined off in front of the basket, usually painted in; also called the paint or the key
-29. Lay up - a short shot taken from either side of the basket while on the run and usually banked off the backboard

See also: See also: Paint, Ball, Basket, Basketball, Pass

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