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Old 02-03-2013, 02:32 AM   #11
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Default Re: Forcing someone left or right

Originally Posted by stevieming
Just need to remind folks that when facing an elite ball handler best not to position your feet too extreme to try and force them one way, as broken ankles often occurs as you are already facing more to one side....

Agreed with this, in this case I would give them a bit more space and force them to shoot that rock. If he is also a shooter, then I gotta stay closer and be really low so I could easily move my feet and also rely on my other teammates to cover for me, if I get beaten. Defense will take so much energy.

These players are a gem though, if you do find players like this - keep playing with them as you will learn a lot and they will make you feel like you should be on your toes 24/7.
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