To beat your enemy you have to know your enemy. This time, the enemy is a Zone defense. And that is any zone defense? Zone defense is a man guarding a space, or a man who is in the defenders space. And what do we do? we put 2 man in 1 defenders space and he will have a decision to make who to guard.
Lets see this easy but effective way to attack 2-3 or 1-2-2 zone.
Let your Point Guard attack the first line. Put the good shooter on one side, and another good shooter on the other side.
The shooter from the side that is attacked by a Point Guard will start moving towards the opposite corner, and the Big Guy from the weak side of the play will go and make a blind screen from the far side defender in the first line of the zone.
The Guard that is receiving the ball has a screen set witch will enable him to attack the defender from the back line of the zone.
Now, we have a 3 on 2 situation or 2 on 1, depending on how you look at it. The guard with the ball, the shooter coming from the opposite side and a rolling big guy are playing versus the center and a wing defenders.
Let us see the video:
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