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  • How do you defend the 2-3 zone in basketball?

  • This the original set on the 2-3 zone. The top two players will pinch towards the middle to stop dribble penetration. Player 4 comes up to stop the outside shot and dribble penetration. Player 1 hustles over to the wing to guard the ball. Player 2 slides in front of the high post.

  • How do you disguise a 2 3 zone in basketball?

  • Disguising a 2-3 Zone 鈥?You can disguise a 2-3 zone defense by having your point guard play full court defense while your other guard plays in the high post. The second guard takes the first pass using bump help from the forwards and then the point guard falls back into their position.

  • What is the difference between the two zones in basketball?

  • These two zones are very different with the main difference being how the two defenses focus on guarding the high post position. The traditional 3-2 zone defense involves three players set up across the free-throw line with the two wings hard denying their opponents on the wing and the middle player (who we call the ‘rover’) denying the high post.

  • How do you set up against a 2 3 zone defense?

  • Set Up in a 1-3-1 The 1-3-1 is the best formation to set up in offensively against a 2-3 zone. Traditionally, this will mean your point guard at the top, your shooting guard and small forward on the wings, one big on the free-throw line, and one big on the baseline.