double-team double-team

Definition(s):

  • (v) cover with two defensive players

Usage(s):

  1. So if you needlessly double-team him, Kobe will find the open man.
  2. Ratterman campaigned on a promise to clean out Newportand the city's vice lords set out to double-team him.
  3. A spread-out offense like thatin theorydiscourages defenders from peeling off the player they are covering to double-team Walton.

News

  • Ranking WWE's 10 Most Exciting Triple Threat Matches Ever

    Few matches in WWE 's arsenal are as exciting as the Triple Threat match. WWE 's library is stocked with classics of three men battling each other at the same time, from Rey Mysterio's hometown win to WrestleMania XX's all-time classic. The uneven number of opponents creates temporary alliances, double-team opportunities and the third man preventing the other two from deciding the match without ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "We really didn't want to double-team (Paul) that much and leave all the shooters open and he used that freedom and killed us," said Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki, who had 20 points and 13 rebounds. "Either you get the ball out of his hands and...
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Dirk Nowitzki Source: USA Today

  2. "I told Daniel before the game, 'Detroit is going to double-team me, triple-team me before I cross halfcourt, so get that gun and get it locked and loaded and just shoot it," said James, who had 20 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists....
    on Jun 3, 2007 By: LeBron James Source: SI.com

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