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1-2-2 Half-Court Zone Defense & 1-2-2 Half-Court Trap

The 1-2-2 half-court zone defense provides strong on-the-ball pressure at the top of the key and great coverage against perimeter shooters, while keeping the rules for the point guard and two low post players very simple. This defense can be disguised initially as a straight man-to-man by extending the point-defender into the backcourt.  The high-post and center of the defense are ...

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1-2-2 Zone Press

The 1-2-2 containment zone press provides a flexible, easy-to-teach, conservative press framework for seasoned defensive teams as well as those newer to zone press concepts. The press has a number of benefits: Provides one hard trap in the back-court along with the possibility of a second trap just over half-court. Adjusts for different game situations: establishes pressure and turnovers when down and try...