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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.


Single Gap Spacing Issues

A look at single gaps and spacing issues that can arise in five-out alignments. Five-out alignments are common in all levels of basketball. While the five-out does open the lane and can be effective in pulling defenses away from the rim, it does have it’s drawbacks. The most notable drawback being the predominance of single