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Primary Transition: Middle Lane Runner

In basketball, the Primary Transition is the bridge between a team’s initial possession and scoring opportunity. A good Primary transition will set a team apart from their competitors in bringing pace, control, and opportunity to the ongoing progression of the ball. The Middle Lane Runner Play looks to progress the ball as fast as possible up the floor for a high-octane primary transition.

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Changing Direction in the Close-out: Advanced Skills in Defence

The Close-out is one of the most demanding skill performed by a player in the sport of basketball. The close-out fills the gap between what the defence can give and what the situation demands. The close-out when taught is a pretty straight forward technique. There are not that many variations amongst coaches in regards to how this skill is taught.

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