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DRILL "Close Out 2-2"
Title:Close Out 2-2
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Start with 4 players at the positions shown on the court. 2 players on one side will be the defenders, the 2 others will be on offence. The 2v2 starts after the second pass. Both defenders should cross and sprint to their men and guard them by closing the middle and denying. Rotate all 4 players after an out-of bounds ball, a defensive rebound or a made basket.
Goals / purpose / skills
- Quickness of the closeout.
- Closing out in the right position (raising your hand against the shot, closing the middle, balance).
- Aggressiveness of the defence.
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Tips / Hints / Emphasis
- CLOSING THE MIDDLE! (thus taking the offence to the baseline).
- Boxing-out for the rebound.
Players / Coaches
Age Group

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