Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Assessing the Boston Celtics Pick and Roll Defense

How do the Boston Celtics defend the pick and roll? Here, a new way of assessing defense with statistics is introduced, and the Celtics' production defending the pick and roll in February is briefly analyzed.

  • Live
6 Total Updates since March 2, 2014
  • Articles 6
  • All Updates 6

Beating the Screen: C's Pick & Roll Defense Part 6

The sixth part of the Boston Celtics pick and roll defense series takes a brief look at the team's performance when an individual guard or wing is involved in the pick and roll.

Continue

Grading the Big Men: C's Pick & Roll Series Part 5

The fifth part of the Boston Celtics pick and roll defense series takes a brief look at the team's performance when an individual big man is involved in the pick and roll.

Continue

Surprise, Surprise: C's Pick & Roll Series Part 4

In the fourth part of the Boston Celtics pick and roll defense series, the most and least efficient pairings of defensive players is analyzed.

Continue

Hedge & Switch: Celtics Pick & Roll Series Part 3

In the third part of the Boston Celtics pick and roll defense series, their "hedging" and "switching" defense is analyzed using a combination of film study and analytics.

Continue

The Thin Ice: Celtics Pick And Roll Series Part 2

In the second part of the Boston Celtics pick and roll defense series, their prominent technique of "ice" is analyzed using a combination of film study and advanced statistics.

Continue

Assessing the Celtics Pick & Roll Defense: Part 1

How do the Boston Celtics defend the pick and roll? Here, a new way of assessing defense with statistics is introduced, and the Celtics' production defending the pick and roll in February is briefly analyzed.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join CelticsBlog

You must be a member of CelticsBlog to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at CelticsBlog. You should read them.

Join CelticsBlog

You must be a member of CelticsBlog to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at CelticsBlog. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker