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    NBA Hoops Vocabulary..How many do you know?

    Lane catches
    post ups
    duck in
    UCLA cut
    pace
    over load
    shot fakes
    jab steps
    stutter step
    get #'s
    fast break
    give & go
    split the post
    mis-direction
    offensive efficiency
    defensive efficiency
    turnovers
    steals
    deflections
    margins
    Iso
    ball swings
    spot up
    pull ups
    fades
    Euro step
    spacing
    finger rolls
    put backs
    dunks
    bankers
    floaters
    jump hooks
    up & under
    spins
    step through
    layups
    open floor
    weak side
    ball side
    staggers
    pick and rolls
    pick and slips
    pick and pop
    screen the screener
    curls
    drags
    double downs
    dig outs
    DHO's ( dribble hand offs)
    skip pass
    bounce pass
    hook pass
    jump pass
    gaps
    zone
    match ups
    free throws
    3pt shots
    air ball
    look aways
    hook pass
    dunks
    hook dunks
    reverse
    rotating defenders
    speed dribble
    pitch ahead
    outlets
    passing lanes
    rim runs
    double double
    slashers
    finishers
    "at the rim"
    painted area
    the broken line
    runs
    weak side rotations
    ball pressure
    closeouts
    hedge
    hold and release
    help the helper
    over loads
    rip screens
    zipper cuts
    pinch the post
    horns up
    empty out
    cut and fill
    "weak side eyes"
    keeper
    splasher
    cross screen
    back screen
    lock and trail
    top side
    diagonal cuts
    elbow
    ball side box
    sprint outs
    turnouts
    blow by
    help and recover
    bump the screen
    cover back
    ball screens
    switch outs
    weak side pin down
    drive and kick
    catch and go
    off the bounce
    show and go
    "punish the shot blocker"
    pocket pass
    quick hitters

    How many did you know?....Have fun.
    1-What does not move is dead.What has speed,and mobilty has more possibilities,more life...quickness creates luck.

    2- Your Defense is only as good as your HELP/ROTATING defenders.

    3-Games are won while the ball is in the air.


    4- You design your roster to win a 7 game series not a one game confrontation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gerryv View Post
    dig outs
    rip screens
    zipper cuts
    Those are the ones I am not very familiar with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CP3forMVP View Post
    Those are the ones I am not very familiar with.
    Zipper cuts:


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