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Pressure the ball

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Pressure the ball

Guards need to keep constant pressure on the passer or ball handler, forcing them off of their desired path of attack. This will help your big men by forcing the offense into uncomfortable situations, often times taking post players away from their "sweet" spots on the court.



9/18/2008 12:53:33 PM
Steve said:

Yes - especially on a fast break - a point guard will stop a fast break by attacking the opposing point guard, forcing him to slow down and force him to the side where he has fewer options available.

5/31/2010 3:24:31 AM
cell said:

I use to shoot all the time but now I like to pass the ball so how can I improve myself should I keep shooting to be a scorer or be a play maker

6/1/2010 12:18:48 PM
Brian said:

Playmakers are harder to come by, so i vote continue to be a playmaker. Pick and choose your moments, score when it's available. Get all of your teammates involved.


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