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Keys, Concepts & Observations vs. Detroit 4/8

April 8, 2016
Keys, Concepts & Observations vs. Detroit:

Begin offensive sets early in the shot clock
  • Wizards have defeated Detroit all three times this season
  • Pistons are 3-3 in their last 6 games after a 5-game winning streak

Pack it in down low
  • Keep Drummond off the glass & defend Jackson on drives to the rim

Ball movement & reversal
  • Sessions had a season-high 13 assists Wednesday vs. Brooklyn
  • Wizards had 36 assists on 48 made shots in win vs. Nets

Penetrate the lane to find shooters
  • Pull Drummond & Harris away from the rim
  • Look for Beal, Porter & Morris along perimeter and Gortat, Nene down low

Smart ball possession 
  • Limit turnovers below 13 with crisp passing & dribbling

On this day in NBA history...

April 8th, 1989

Denver's Alex English passed the 2,000-point mark during the Nuggets' 110-106 win over Utah, becoming the first player in NBA history to record eight straight seasons of 2,000 or more points.

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