Feature Film: Jogging the Cut, Between the Lines, Boarding the Switch

Watch a poor cut break a clever Lakers set, players breaking the rules because they can get away with it, and an overlooked way to attack a switch.

Feature Film is a regular article where I highlight a few interesting pieces of film from recent games.

Jogging the Cut

At the start of the fourth quarter of their season opener in Portland, with the Lakers trailing by two points, Luke Walton pulled out one of his clever after-timeout (ATO) plays. It’s a set designed to get Lonzo Ball an alley-pop from LeBron James, one that had worked flawlessly after a quarter break in the preseason.

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