Zone Defence Tactics. Each player is responsible for defending an area (zone) in or around the key. 1-3-1 zone setup. 3-2 zone setup. 2-3 zone setup. Basketball Court Positions - Roles in defence. CENTRE –Last line of defence, blocking opponents shots and rebounding misses.
Each player is responsible for defending an area (zone) in or around the key.
1-3-1 zone setup
3-2 zone setup
2-3 zone setup
CENTRE –Last line of defence, blocking opponents shots and rebounding misses.
POWER FORWARD – Frequently rebounds, especially when defending.
SMALL FORWARD – Defends to the side of the key.
SHOOTING GUARD – Strong defender with a strength for stealing the ball.
POINT GUARD – Defends close to top of the key.
CENTRE –Receives ball and shoots close to the basket.
POWER FORWARD – Good short range shot. Scores many points from rebounded missed shots.
SMALL FORWARD – Aggressively attacks the defence by driving and cutting towards the basket.
SHOOTING GUARD – Acts as secondary ball handler. Has ability to score from 3 point range.
POINT GUARD – Leader of attack. Sets up shooting opportunities. Has reliable jump shot.
Shots inside the three point arc earn 2 points.
Shots outside the three point arc earn 3 points.
Shots from the free throw line are unchallenged and worth 1 point each.
Throw in/ Free throw