Close-outs and Help Line
Progression: Player X1 and X4 both defend player 1.
Drill: Screen the ball handler and pop for 15 catch and shoot makes. Do to both sides of the floor.
Close-outs to Contest and Box-out
Close-outs to Take Away First Step
Defend the Paint
Transition Chase Down
Emphasis: Stopping the ball before the free throw line.
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Tim Springer has worked with D1, international and WNBA players. In 2011, Tim was a coaching intern with the San Antonio Silver Stars (WNBA) and was responsible for player development. Please make sure to drop-by his Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel.