The Transition Catch-Up Drill
Don't let a breakaway turn into easy points. Here's a drill that works on effort and angles so that a defender can catch up with a ball-handler streaking toward the basket.
- Both players start at halfcourt, one with a ball.
- The ball-handler and defender take off at the same time.
- The defender's job is to try to get in front of the ball-handler before the free-throw line.