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Explain One Play: Klay Dive, Curl, or Pop? Quiz 2

In Game 5, Klay Thompson broke free of the Spurs double-team traps by energetically cutting off-ball, exhausting his defenders who have to chase him and respond to his wily fakes and surprise cuts. Now you get to guess better than the Spurs defenders in our video quiz. From the Spurs-Warriors game on Apr 24, 2018.

NBA: Playoffs-San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors
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In Game 4, the Spurs frustrated Klay Thompson by covering him well off-ball and by springing instant double-team traps whenever he caught the ball.

In Game 5, Klay Thompson broke free of the Spurs double-team traps by energetically cutting off-ball, exhausting his defenders who have to chase him and respond to his wily fakes and surprise cuts. Now you get to guess better than the Spurs defenders in our video quiz.

Quiz 2: Playoff Klay Dive, Curl or Pop?

In Game 5, Klay Thompson broke free of the Spurs double-team traps by energetically cutting off-ball, exhausting defenders who have to chase him and respond to his wily fakes and surprise cuts. Now you get to guess better than the Spurs defenders in our video quiz. By @EricApricot. More videos and full articles at http://tinyurl.com/ericapricot.

Posted by Golden State of Mind on Friday, April 27, 2018

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The Pelicans made a lot of hay against the Blazers by trapping Lillard, so we might see them try the same coverage on Thompson. In truth, the Spurs did catch up to him with double teams on other plays, but Thompson stayed active off-ball and did a good job dribbling away from the double teams (perhaps we’ll cover this in a future video) and firing shots off. He shot 11-for-22 for 24 points in a slugfest game that, with Kevin Durant struggling from 3, desperately needed his scoring.

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