To block a defensive player while standing still, enabling a team-mate on offence to evade the defender; also known as "pick".
a line with a perpendicular "bar"
an attempt by an offensive player to stop a defensive player from guarding an offensive player
Offensive players positioning themselves to block or shield the opposing goaltender's view of the puck.
An offensive technique used to block or delay an opponent from reaching a desired floor position.
To take a position between the goaltender and a teammate who controls the puck.
when an offensive player stands between a teammate and a defender to gives his teammate the chance to take an open shot
Similar to a pick, except in a screen, the player blocking attempts to stand in between a teammate and the teammate's defender, rather than between the defender and the basket. Rather than allowing the teammate to run or dribble past the defender, the screen allows the teammate to shoot an outside shot. Also has a roll variation.
Move in which a player positions his body to impede a defender and free a teammate. Also called a pick.
The offensive player who stands between a teammate and a defender to give their teammate the chance to take an open shot or drive to the basket.
A defensive midfielder playing in front of the fullbacks with responsibility for collecting loose balls across the width of the field and then distributing them.
A defensive midfielder playing in front of the defence charged with the responsibility of collecting loose balls across the width of the field and then distributing passes to teammates up the field.
As the offensive line lets the blitz come through, the quarterback then passes to the running back as the offensive line now precedes him downfield as run blockers.
A legal block set up by an offensive team to shake a player loose from his guard.
the offensive player who stands between a teammate and a defender to gives his teammate the chance to take anopen shot.
A passing play where the offensive linemen allow the defense to go past them after the quarterback, while a receiver or running back runs behind the offensive line to catch a pass from the quarterback. The goal is to have many defenders chasing the quarterback, who passes to the running back before getting sacked.
when a player takes a position in the path of the defensive player guarding a teammate in order to free that teammate to take an open shot or to go to the basket.
A screen is a blocking move by an offensive player, by standing beside or behind a defender, to free a teammate to shoot, receive a pass or drive in to score. In basketball, it is also known as a pick. Screens can be on-ball (when set for the ball-handler), or off-ball (when set for a teammate moving without the ball to get open for a pass).