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The wing is located at the intersection of the three point line and where the free throw line extended would meet it.
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Wing 1 on 1
Drill Purpose
The purpose of this fun drill is to improve one on one offense and reading the defender to make the appropriate move.

1 offsets to either wing.
After passing, cuts ball side of 5 who sets a pick. Then cuts to basket.

The wing player must wait for the screen to be set before using it.
Depending of the defense & screener, the wing player can go either side of the screen for the easy back door cut.
3 ...

Wing to Low Post Motion.
Downscreen & Curl.
Wing sets a down-screen for the low post, who curls around the screen for pass from O1. After setting the screen, O3 can seal for the inside position and the pass from O1, or flare out to the short corner or wing for a pass for an outside shot.

~ Option
DIAGRAM QH6: In this illustration defender 4 is in foul trouble. #1 sees that #4 is being fronted and #2 has worked himself free for the pass. As the ball is passed to #2, #4 rolls to the basket calling for the pass from #2.

~ Bounce Drill - Corner Circle, Post Up
1 starts on the ~, attacks North-South, then bounces out to the Escape Hatch in the corner.
2 Circle Moves to the basket.
x2 helps on the drive before recovering to 2.

~: (1) The area on the court where the 3-point arc meets the free throw line extended. (2) The offensive player who plays in that area.
Basketball Glossary T-Z:
Basketball Terms Z
Zone defense: A team defense in which players are assigned to guard specific areas of the court.

~- Area to the side of the offensive setup, usually the free-throw line toward the sideline.
Z-ing The Floor- Positioning players in 45-degree angles from the ball or at 45-degree angles from a teammate up from the ball to attack defensive pressure.

~ Position - Offensive position located 6-8 feet on either side of the free throw line.
Basketball Terms: 'Z' ...

~ passes to baseline
When the ~ passes to the baseline (4), the player on the weak side block (2) back screens for the post (5) and we look for the lob to the post. The screener (2) rolls back to the basket and should be open if the defense switches.

~ attack is a favorite too.
You must keep constant pressure on the ~ player with the ball,here the red 3 drives and looks for the red 4 down the lane for a easy pass,but the blue 2 pressures the red 3,and stops the pass to the red 4.The blue 3 stays with the red 4.

Answer ~ Guard term is mostly used when a team is playing defense. In offense he could be either point guard or shooting guard!
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The trap on a ~ from a 2-3 zone involves the ball-side forward and the ball-side guard.
Instead of bumping like usual, the forward (4) doesn't retreat and we aggressively trap the ~ player with the forward and the ball-side guard (2).

3. Anytime the ~ man passes to the point, he should screen down on the post, he should screen down for the post man.
4. If the post player passes out from the post, he should screen away.
5. If the post player passes across to the opposite post he should cut to the lane and rebound.

Cutting off the Screen
1) ~ Cut
Drive your defender into the screen and then make a hard cut to the perimeter.
2) Fade Cut ...

Weak side: See help side.
~: (1) The area on the court where the 3-point arc meets the free throw line extended. (2) The offensive player who plays in that area.

If the strong-side ~-to-guard pass is not possible, the third option is for the weak-side forward to flash to the strong-side elbow, take the pass, and cut to the basket on the trademark backdoor play of the offense. Meanwhile, the ~ and corner guard exchange on a down screen.

Add a player on the ~ and make the offensive player make a pass and then receive it back before attacking the basket. This will encourage good dive cuts and make the offensive player have to work to get the ball as in a game.
Coaching Points ...

Forward - an offensive position played on the ~ or close to the baseline
-20. Foul - illegal physical contact
-21. Free throw - an unguarded shot attempt made from a line 15 feet in front of the basket
-22. Front - playing defense between the player with the ball and the player you are guarding ...

Place your best rebounder in the middle, your better defenders on the ~ spots. As far as the trap goes, you actually want to double team at the wings using the man on the top and the man on the bottom as described before, keep the rest moving facing the ball and denying entry pass to the post.

How do they defend the ~ entry pass? Do they pressure the ~ pass or let you have it?
L. How do they react to post feeds? Do they collapse, play half way off their man, or do nothing?
M. Can we lob to the post against them, or do they have help?

The full court basketball drill starts with the middle line passing the ball (outlet) to the right ~. The passer the runs behind the right ~ and fills the outside lane up the floor.

Sometimes I have them pass four times before shooting, I use two man games, for example: the baseline guy will come up and screens, then the ~ guys cuts to the basket, or have the ~ guy go down set a screen for the baseline guy who can pop open for a shot, ...

To enter the ball to the ~, the passer and reciever should ensure a proper passing angle. The passer from the guard spot should attempt to get to, what we call, the "Entry Line".

2. The center scores on the rebound from the right ~'s shot and puts his team ahead by one goal.
3. The goalie makes the initial save, but the attacker is right there to kick the rebound into the goal immediately.
Sports The Term Is Used ...

Back door -Right after a player PASSES to a team-mate in the HIGH POST and draws defenders, an open team-mate on the ~ comes to the open side (the back door) to catch the PASS and attempt a SHOT.

You bring the ball up court and pass to the center, who draws a double team and kicks it out to you. You pass to the left or right ~ just as another guard comes up and sets a pick for you -- you then "roll" to the basket to get the pass for a lay-up or open shot. The Utah Jazz use this one a lot.

You want repeatability in your shot, take every shot the same way. Take as many shots as you can. First take them all in a row, 50 from the corner, 50 from the ~, etc. Then take them in circuits, pick 10 spots and take 1 shot from each spot, go around 10 times.

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Basket, Ball, Basketball, Pass, Post?

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