To cause TO’s and leading to easier baskets -To wear your opponents down -To play more players on your roster -To break opponents’ rhythm -To eat clock on defense- shortening the time for the offense to get a good shot These are just some of the reasons you should employ a press defense.
This book examines a variety of press defenses employed by some of the press defenses being used today. In this playbook, you will get breakdowns and drills from:
Shaka Smart- VCU and “HAVOC basketball” Mike White- Florida Rick Pitino- Louisville Jay Wright- Villanova Scott Drew- Baylor Mike Anderson- Arkansas and “Fastest 40” (derived from his mentor Nolan Richardson and “40 minutes of Hell”) Bob Huggins- West Virginia and “Press Virginia” Whether you want to employ a fast paced, high-pressure defense or a slower paced, softer press- this playbook will give you the techniques drawn from these coaches To help you become an efficient 94 foot pressing team. In this book, there are over 122 pages of press breakdown and drills that will give every coach a great reference to draw from while working on the press defense.
Compiled by Chris Filios