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Pressure on the Basketball

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Pressure on the Basketball

Always try to put defensive pressure on the player with the basketball. Pressure makes the offense worry more about the defense than what they are supposed to do in their offense. Rick Majerus, the coach at the University of Utah, says that pressure is when the referee is counting. If the defense is within 6 feet, the offense can only hold or dribble the ball for 5 seconds each. Play close enough to the ball to try to get a "5 count"



12/18/2008 9:26:34 AM
Tay said:

I feel as if u put pressure on the ball the other player might panic and u have a loose ball on ur hands

5/27/2010 8:24:21 PM
ryan said:

thinks for the tips they realy worked


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