In "3" defense Player Positioning Part 2, you can see there are a couple of ways to cover the corner pass. If your team is less athletic but has some length, you may want to play passing lanes and not trap. If you have quickness and athleticism, you may want to trap more. Both coverages are shown in the diagram as well as slides after pass out of the corner.
Pass into corner
There are several ways to play the pass to the corner. The first option is for the Warrior (X1) to point the ball along the baseline. The Clogger (X5) sprints to the low block and fronts anything in the low post. The ball side pusher turns and faces the ball handler and plays the passing lane back out to the top. The Keeper (X3) sprints to take away the elbow pass. The weak side pusher is backside help on the post along with anticipating any skip pass to the weak side.
The second option on a corner pass is to trap with your warrior (X1) and pusher (X4). Anytime we trap in the corner, both our keeper (X3) and pusher (X2) become interceptors. The must read the shoulders of the offensive player in the corner and both are playing two defenders.
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