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What Is The Definition Of A Screen In Basketball?

1. A screen is when an offensive player stands in the way of a defensive player in order to prevent him from guarding his teammate. The player setting the screen must stand still, otherwise if they set a moving screen, they will be charged with an offensive foul.

Examples Of How Screen Is Used In Commentary

1. The point guard dribbles around the screen and runs up the lane for a layup.

2. The center is charged with an offensive foul after he sends the defensive player to the ground with a moving screen.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Basketball

Also Known As:

1. Setting a Screen
2. Setting a Pick
3. Pick

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