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Episode 181: Gonzalo Rodriguez, Random and Next Pick and Roll Defense
Episode 18115th September 2021 • The Basketball Podcast • Chris Oliver
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Guest: Gonzalo Rodriguez, Monbus Obradoiro Assistant Coach


Monbus Obradoiro assistant coach Gonzalo Rodriguez joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss the Next Pick and Roll Defense


Coach Rodriguez has coached basketball at all levels for the last 32 years. The last 12 seasons he has been an Assistant Coach in the ACB league in Spain, one of the top leagues in the world. He is currently an assistant coach for Moncho Fernández with Monbus Obradoiro.


Besides coaching, Gonzalo Rodriguez teaches a basketball coaching degree academy for the Galician Basketball Federation). He has also coached youth teams (under 20, under 18 and under 16) and has coached for Balneario de Archena, LEB Bronze, CB Murcia, Liga Endesa, Blu:Sens Obradoiro, LEB.



1:00 - Concept of Random Defense

6:00 - Two-Sided a Single Side

8:00 - Blitz

11:00 - Last and Basics of Next Defense

15:30 - Running Jump Type of Rotation

21:00 - The Problem and the Solution

25:00 - Main Advantages of Next Defense

30:00 - Screen Defense

33:00 - Calls

36:00 - Building Another One

41:00 - Defense Against Handoffs

43:00 - Snaking The Ball Screen

48:00 - The Concept of Last

53:00 - Psychology for the Ball Handlers

55:00 - Adding Randomness

57:00 - Conclusion

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