The defender should be a 1/3 to 1/2 the distance up that imaginary line. This distance allows the defender to be close enough to help on dribble penetration. It also allows him to be close enough to stop the player he's defending if the ball is passed to him.
In this case, 3’s drive will make 2’s defender the helper of the helper — it’s their responsibility to drop to the level of the ball and compensate for the initial helper. 1’s defender also drops to discourage cuts from “1” or “2” at the top.
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Help And Recover - The defenders have to be ready to help and recover should the ball handler get past the initial defender. Help Across Not Up - If the ball handler beats the initial defender, the other defender, X3, is going to have to find a way to help slow the ball to give the recovering teammate time to get back. They should help "across" from their own player and keep the ball and their player in their line of sight.
Here are 5 of the most common phrases players should communicate on basketball defense: 1. “Ball, ball ball” – Used by the defender guarding the basketball. 2. “Deny, deny, deny” – Use by the defender one-pass away denying their opponent. 3.
The goal on the defensive end of the floor is to force the opposition into taking the most difficult shot possible. This requires players to be able to play great on-ball defense and for help defense to be in the correct position and ready to rotate and help when needed. Use the following 5 basketball defense drills to: Improve closeout defense (drills 1 and 2).
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Help and recover is a basketball defense technique used within man to man defense in an effort to disrupt scoring opportunities for the offense. Help and recover occurs when one defender provides help defense for another defender and afterwards, recovers to the original defensive assignment. Help and recover is implemented for aspects within man to man defense such as the hedge and recover and stunt and recover techniques.
Helpside Deny Flash or Stop Dribble-Drive Drill. By Hoops U. Purpose: To work on off-the-ball defensive techniques, specifically in denying the post flash and stopping the dribble-drive. Drill: 4 offensive players and 1 defender are needed for this drill. 2 offensive players are at the top, each with a basketball.