Move The Nail Defender

Six tips for moving the “NAIL” defender to aid in top penetration contributed to the FastModel Sports Basketball Plays and Drills Library by Randy Sherman of Radius Athletics.

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Some thoughts on ways to employ false motion and spacing to move the help defender and create driving opportunities from the top.

You might not be able to use all of these, but you can employ one or two to improve your spacing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 dribbles at 2 for the DHO

X4 moves to help on the nail

3 & 4 must find a way to engage and move the nail defender!

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 dribbles at 2 for the DHO

X4 moves to help on the nail

3 & 4 must find a way to engage and move the nail defender!

4 diagonal down screens for 3

 

 

 

 

 

1 dribbles at 2 for the DHO

X4 moves to help on the nail

3 & 4 must find a way to engage and move the nail defender!

4 flare screens for 3

 

 

 

 

 

1 dribbles at 2 for the DHO

X4 moves to help on the nail

3 & 4 must find a way to engage and move the nail defender!

3 and 4 exchange

 

 

 

 

 

1 dribbles at 2 for the DHO

X4 moves to help on the nail

3 & 4 must find a way to engage and move the nail defender!

4 makes a 45º Cut to open gap space

 

 

 

 

 

1 dribbles at 2 for the DHO

X4 moves to help on the nail

3 & 4 must find a way to engage and move the nail defender!

4 cuts at 3 who fans along the baseline

 

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