How to play good defense against fast players in basketball.
Becoming a great defensive player will separate you from 99% of the players you compete against.
As legendary college basketball coach Bob Knight once said, "Good basketball always starts with good defense." A team's defense ...
Playing basketball requires natural skill, but you can become a good basketball player if you properly condition your body, practice with the right drills, and master the mental aspects of the game.
In order to stop the ball and deny dribble penetration, you must begin with a good stance.
This basketball article discusses the basic principles of man-to-man defense, stance, close-outs, on-ball, deny, help-side, trapping, etc.
This is can be a very effective zone defense, because it still covers the 3-point arc as well as the inside game.
This basketball article discusses transition defense.
The main goal on defense is to force the opposition into taking the most difficult shot possible.
How to Defend Taller Basketball Players, in this video I give some tips and moves on how to defend a taller player.