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Jahlil Okafor's Defensive Play Has Hit Rock Bottom

Jahlil Okafor has had himself a tumultuous year and a half with the Philadelphia 76ers. He became sort of the odd big man out in the trio comprised of...

By: Jordan Zirm

How to Beat the Basketball Zone Defense

The 2-3 basketball zone defense is a common one that is seen in basketball. It makes it very difficult for an offense to enter the paint, score a layup,...

By: John Cissik

How to Master the 2-1-2 Zone Defense in Basketball

One of my favorite basketball zone defenses 2-1-2. There are a lot of zone defenses used in the game of basketball. I often call this "X" because of how...

By: John Cissik

Here's the Moment Klay Thompson First Realized he Was Lockdown Defender

Kay Thompson is a lethal outside shooter. He can make double-digit leads evaporate in seconds, and his range seemingly extends to the upper deck. ...

By: Brandon Hall