The purpose of this drill is to teach players to work on ball handling while protecting the ball from aggressive defenders.
- Form a line of 4-5 players from the corner of the half court, 45 degrees towards the hoop.
- Players are spaced out. Player farthest from the basket starts with a ball, facing the gauntlet of defenders between them and the hoop.
- Player dribbles and weaves in between the line of 4-5 defensive players, protecting the ball as the defenders make attempts to knock it loose.
- Defenders are glued to the ground and may not leave their standing position.
- Offensive player goes through the gauntlet to the basket and makes a layup, then taking the last position in the line, as all players move up.
-“ Run this drill at both ends of the court, and test your ball handlers ability to drive through traffic.
-“ For fun – encourage parents or injured players to take part in the drill as pesky stationary defenders.
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