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What Is The Definition Of Bump The Cutter In Basketball?
1. Defensive players in basketball will bump the cutter by stepping in the way of the offensive player trying to cut for a pass. A cut is a move made by an offensive player with or without the ball. A cut can be made toward the basket to receive a pass, or away from the basket to draw out the defense.
Offensive players cut to allow more space to receive a pass and shoot or to draw out defensive players to give the shooter much-needed extra time to shoot. Defensive players bump the cutter to eliminate easy passes that lead to points.
Example Of How Bump The Cutter Is Used In Commentary
1. Green is on the perimeter looking to pass in the paint. Thompson going for the cut. Barton bumps the cutter from behind. Thompson turns and makes the shot.
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