Defense

Block– to deflect the opposing players shot altering the shot to miss.

Rebound– to get the ball after a missed shot attempt.

Half-court defense– when the portion of the team’s defensive play is conducted with both team’s having established positions.

Transition defense– when the portion of the team’s defensive play is conducted when the other team first gets possession and is moving up the court.

Zone defense– a defense in which each player is responsible for an area on the court.

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