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.
Lin has been an excellent running pick-and-roll. It was the same old-fashioned play that catapulted him to stardom in New York City during the 'Linsanity era.' Teamed up with Tyson Chandler and a handful of floor spacers, Lin ripped through the opponents' defense for successive games and started the hysteria that forever be remembered in basketball lore.
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.
5 rolls down the lane to the new ballside post area in a typical pick-and-roll action between 2 and 5.
1), 5 moves over to the 3-point arc to set up a pick-and-roll situation with 1, as shown in Diag.
6: If the pass to 3 is not there, 1 and 5 create a pick-and-roll action, while 4 and 2 set a double-screen for 3 at the low post.