Stats of importance defensively
1. Defensive FG% -- most important
3. Shot selection -- distribution
Defense travels on the airtime of the pass
We want to influence bounce passes
Stance - lower, wider, longer
Denial stance: ear in chest w/toe pointed = better vision
Don't allow post catch...
...in the paint
Maintain stance and vision
Be close to the line of the ball than too far away
Escape the paint and attack penetration
Get out of the paint to block out
Leave to soon rather than too late
Meet cutters outside the paint.
Talk it -- w/echo
Allow no pass from the top to the low post
Make sure referee sees your palms
Put a chest on anyone trying to get into the paint.
Distort route & timing
No one cuts below you to the rim
Scouting Report -- what are we going to take away?