Basketball is a game of flow.
When a team is playing well, they’re usually advancing the ball quickly down the court with an attacking mindset. The ball moves quickly and easily. Offensive players play confidently and decisively.
It’s the job of the defense to try to break the offensive team’s rhythm.
One way to do this is through full court zone pressure, which can create indecision and force the offense to reverse the ball multiple times to cross the half court line.Continue reading