1. CLOSEOUTS

Practice every day !!

Hi and Hard o Talk 3 x’s (mine, mine, mine)

2. ADVANTAGE DRILLS

4 on 3, 2 on 1, 5 on 4 (all w defense at a disadvantage)

Have to close

3. BALL SCREENS / DEFENSE

Have more than 1 option to defend

4. SWITCHING / PRESSURE DEFENSE

Sometimes it can create offense

You need the personnel

5. GUARD THE BALL SCREEN IN TRANSITION

6. DRIBBLE VS PASSING GAME

Do shell defense drill with the dribble

7. POINT & BIGS HAVE TO BE IN THE BEST SHAPE

Shooters just stand in the corner and space

Point and Bigs are always running

3 guys can’t have a bad practice

▪ Coach, Point, and best player

• Bring the energy and correct frame of mind

8. BE ABLE TO SCORE OVER STRONG ARMS/WALLED UP LAYUP

Big Ten defense with arms up and chest into the shooter on the way
up and hands pointing back

9. SCORE AGAINST GREAT GAP DEFENSE

10. USE OF LOB PASSES ON BREAKS

Had to start practicing lobs because we couldn’t do it in games. It was always “my bad” in the summer with no consequence. It’s effective, so lets practice doing it.