Former Penn State head Coach Jerry Dunn used this drill to improve off ball defense.
Coach has the ball on the wing. There 4 defensive players in the lane on help stance. 4 offensive players who are cutting trying to receive the ball from the coach. Defender are focused on not letting the offense receive the pass and on helping defend an eventual drive by the passer.
1. Defensive stance is low and wide.
2. Stay on the pass line.
3. Eyes on your man and the ball, at the same time.
4. Be able to close out or help on drive to the basket.
5. Be able to block out.
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