NBL: Dissecting Adelaide's disruptive team d…

When you sign up to play for Joey Wright, you know that means playing disruptive team defense. He wants to get opponents out of their comfort zone. The 36ers apply intense pressure on the ball handler. Whether that be in the full court in Wright’s 'Run and Jump Defense' (man-to-man defense, trapping the ball handler in specific zones or when they become 'out of control'), or one of his zone presses (usually a 1-2-2 press after free throws, or a 2-3 zone from baseline inbounds), the opposing point guard is who Adelaide chooses to attack.

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