X-Out Switch: Cross Screen – Down Screen

Embedded below is a video of a common defensive tactic where teams will switch out from the weakside against cross screen/down screen action in the middle of the floor. As mentioned in the video, the teams that were best at this were the Heat teams that went to 4 straight NBA Finals from 2011-2014.

For more on switching:
-Golden State’s switching concepts (LINK)
-Ron Adams clinic notes (LINK)
-Fotis Gatsikaris clinic – Switching Defense (LINK)
-Crean digs into old Louisville defenses (LINK)
-The genius of Draymond Green (LINK)

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