Winning Defense: Transition & Early Halfcourt

"Players other than the man defending the ballhandler must slow the advance of the ball, of course. And it's not enough for the rest of the team merely to run back quickly on defense, though that is the second-best strategy. The best strategy is for the teammates to make a quick transition with purpose. That … Continue reading Winning Defense: Transition & Early Halfcourt

Winning Defense: Developing Individually Within a Team Concept

"It's not overwhelmingly difficult for a committed group of players with other average individual basketball skills to put together a very good team defense. Many good defensive teams are far better than the sum of their parts." Winning Defense is set up into three (plus drills) separate parts: Developing Individually Within a Team Concept Rotating … Continue reading Winning Defense: Developing Individually Within a Team Concept