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October 24, 2018 - Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. - ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 24: Dallas Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr. (right) tries to get by an Atlanta Hawks defender during the second quarter of a NBA game on October 24, 2018, at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA.  (Photo by Austin McAfee/Icon Sportswire) (Credit Image: © Austin Mcafee/Icon SMI via ZUMA Press)

Gap Creating Cuts

Gap Creating Cuts

Six gap creating cuts to create and exploit enlarged gap space for dribble penetration. If there is one offensive concept worth the risk of “taking too far” it would be the creation of space. With the proliferation of pack line style defenses at the lower levels, maintaining and creating space is vital in allowing for penetration.

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Offensive Concepts – Enlarge the Defense

Conceptual-based offensive basketball is anchored by principles. The first of which is “enlarging the defense.” The beginnings of coaching and playing basketball conceptually lie with spacing. Spacing entails not only selecting an alignment (i.e. four-out) but allowing the basketball room to breathe within the possession. Tactics for enlarging the defense and creating space are vital

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