Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Real Quick: Ball Screen Defense - Help Side Bump

During last sunday's Real Madrid - Laboral Kutxa we saw an interesting defensive move by Real's captain Felipe Reyes.

The situation is a middle screen set by Ili Diop, who rolls quickly towards the basket while his defender, Salah Mejri, and Sergio Rodríguez are focused in the ball handler, Thomas Heurtel.

Reyes, from the weak side, moves quickly to bump Diop, giving both Mejri and Rodríguez time to recover. At the same time, we can see how Jaycee Carroll places himself in a position that allows him to rotate in case there's a skip pass to San Emeterio.

Let's take a quick look:

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