pick-and-roll


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pick-and-roll

(pĭk′ən-rōl′)
n. Basketball
An offensive play in which a player stops to block a defender for a teammate handling the ball and then slips behind the defender to accept a pass.
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Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer could be a very potent duo for the Los Angeles Lakers this season, because of how they both complement each other on offensive end, especially running the pick-and-roll plays.
With Chris Paul and David West executing pick-and-roll or pick-and-pop plays to utmost efficiency, the Hornets were unstoppable for most of the nights.
Kidd was already a top-notch point guard then, but Scott's system and Martin's seamless ability to play the pick-and-roll made wonder for Kidd and the Nets, who played in back-to-back NBA finals.
If things fall in place well, Scott could have a very potent pick-and-roll duo in Lin and Boozer, who could make the Lakers more competitive in addition to Kobe Bryant's scoring brilliance.
Though he hadn't much to create his own play with the Rockets (primarily because of James Harden), he was still able to show how good he can be when running pick-and-roll in some of his plays with Dwight Howard.
I'm not taking anything away from Raymond Felton,'' Luke Walton said, ``but I don't think he's Dwyane Wade coming off that pick-and-roll.
5 rolls down the lane to the new ballside post area in a typical pick-and-roll action between 2 and 5.
But even he was astounded last week when the Bulls ran circles around Houston with simple pick-and-roll plays.
And Ihave yet to find anything to alert them, get their antenna up, and wecontinually look as if we've never drilled, walked through, orcoached pick-and-roll defense.
The Lakers unraveled piece by piece in the fourth quarter and got taken to pick-and-roll school by professors Stockton and Malone in front of a Delta Center crowd of 19,911.
5 percent, including 11 of 18 for 61 percent in a fourth quarter when the Lakers looked like a team that had never seen the pick-and-roll before.
Even though it's the same kind of basketball that youth-league coaches teach, the future Hall of Famers have made the pick-and-roll an art form.