Practice defending offensive players on the crease & defending picks/cuts/feeds to crease.
Description of Drill-Execution
Set up 2 offensive players on the crease vs 2 defenders. Place offensive players on the perimeter to move the ball around perimeter looking to feed the crease. As ball moves from point to point defensive players must constantly adjust position staying between their man and ball to prevent a successful feed to the crease. Defenders must communicate to cover picks, pick & roll, etc on crease.
- Off Ball Offense
- Ball Movement (Catching and Throwing)
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
Have defenders practice covering offensive crease players as they work pick/re-pick, highlow cut, pick & roll.