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Old Wed Oct 18, 2017, 01:46pm
Camron Rust Camron Rust is offline
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Originally Posted by AremRed View Post
Your competitor is full of you-know-what. If he is restricting you from coming to play help defense then he may certainly be subject to a foul for illegal screening. I have seen this a couple times, especially in those situations where the offensive player argues "I was just posting up". That's on our judgement and why we get paid to make those decisions.
Agree. If, when a defender is trying to get to the another player, there is contact while the offensive post is moving, that is a foul....illegal screen.

A player also doesn't have to be "trying" to screen in order to screen and be subject to the rules of screening. For a player to legally block a moving opponent's path to another spot, that player has to do so by being stationary for 1-2 steps. If there is contact before that occurs...illegal screen. The only exception is if the opponent is moving DIRECTLY away from the defender.
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