Wilt Chamberlain’s video-game-like dominance over the NBA was completely comical. As an offensive force, 7-foot-1 Chamberlain led the league in scoring during his first seven NBA seasons. Chamberlain’s multiple scoring crowns included his signature 100-point game, during which he abused the 1961-62 New York Knicks in every way possible in Hershey, Penn. That year, Chamberlain averaged 50 points and 25 rebounds per game for the regular season.
Here are 10 plays or moments from the Washington Wizards' 127-115 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday night that are worth revisiting...1. John Wall was simply amazing on Saturday night and led the Wizards to victory with
NBA teams can defend the pick-and-roll game in many ways, but one of the most common is called ICE. This method sometimes goes by the name of Blue, Down, or Black, and it is ubiquitous as way to defend in the most popular offensive action in the modern NBA. The basic idea is that the screener’s defender — usually a big man — stays parallel to the baseline and below the screen itself. The goal is to force the dribbler east to west, and to defend the paint while allowing for a lower percentage long range jumper. The dribbler’s defender — usually a guard or a wing — fights over the top and pressures the shooter from above, ensuring that he cannot take a 3-pointer. ICE pick-and-roll coverage has