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Sunday, January 10, 2010

THOUHGTS ON THE PICK AND ROLL FROM BRENDAN SUHR

· Control the tempo
· Get best shooters open shots
· Create mismatches
· Can run any offense w/out making an entry pass
· Goal is to get 2 defenders to guard the ball
· Spread the floor
· Take shot blocker away from the rim (put in PNR)
· Put best defender in PNR
· Put worst defender in PNR
· Create confusion in opponents defensive philosophy
· Cause players not to believe in staff
· Teach “pickers/screeners” to slip vs. show or blitz
· Pick up easy foul on Big (rondo into top shoulder)
· Relieve full court pressure on PG
· Make 1 defender play 2
· Picker: don’t roll to the rim, sprint to the rim
· Attack at different angles
· Feel “yours” – see “his” –as the dribbler (defender)
· No pressure Defense can take you out of this offense
· Screener must arrive w/out defender
· Spread defense allows you to get offensive rebounds
· Ultimate team game
· When trapped – advance ball ahead
· When defender goes under – set lower