Closeout & Cut Off
|Divide players into partners, with one ball per pair. Stand players about 5m apart. The player with the ball rolls the ball to their partner and sprints to closeout. As they get to about 2m, the player should chop their feet to slow their speed and stay in control. Closeout with hands high.|
|Footwork, Defense, Closeouts|
|8+ (Learn-to-Train Stage)|
|1 basketball per pair of players|
|Make the drill live, where the offensive player attacks the defender closing out and they play 1-on-1 at a hoop.|
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