Word on the Street

Box-n-1 (boks-en-wuhn) noun. A mix of zone defense and one guard playing man-to-man.

Usage example: “Reggie Miller hit everything last night, so the Knicks put up a box-n-1.”

Word characteristics: Your players (2-5) sets up around the basket as to form a box. Your number 1 guard plays man-to-man on the other teams best player. Note this only works if the other teams best player is a guard ex. Reggie Miller.

Defender 1 is nailing ball handler (White X) around the floor. Rest of defense just play a regular zone as a box shape.

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Labels: Reggie Miller / New York Knicks / Word on the Street

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