Watch along the near lane line as Grant from Dematha pushes through a marginal (open to discussion) illegal screen by Gonzaga #15. The important takeaway from this play is to discuss who is responsible for getting this play in a crew of three. The center is able to referee through his passive matchup and come and get this rough play that demands a whistle. Instead of pinching the paint, the lead should have stayed wider along the endline which would have given him a better chance of seeing this screening play develop and not be surprised by the contact. If C and L fail to recognize this type of play, the trail could have a whistle since he doesn't have any active or engaged matchups and should be officiating with a "big picture" mentality. Be sure to discuss officiating matchups and screening coverage principles during your pregames.
Rough Play/Court Coverage
11/9/2014 04:24:25 am
It seems to me that the official who made the call, gave the wrong signal. The offensive player who set the screen did not move forward or use his arms to push; he moved laterally and blocked the defenders path.
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