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Basketball Defense Guide: Inside 5 Types of Defenses

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Mar 2, 2022 • 4 min read

In basketball, there are several defensive strategies that a team can utilize to prevent their opponent from scoring. Whether you're a player who wants to become a better defender or a coach seeking to improve your team's defense, it's important to know the fundamentals of every type of defense.