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Chris Paul sealed a Game 4 win with precise pick-and-roll execution, and his all-star backcourt partner, Devin Booker, finished off the Lakers with 47 points in the closeout victory.
That ability to hit from deep aids Ingles’s efforts at beating closeouts, when defenders do manage to run out at him.Can Utah’s Wings Hold Their Own Against The Best Of The West?|Jared Dubin|April 21, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Per Second Spectrum, Graham, Rozier and Ball are three of Charlotte’s four most efficient scorers when attacking closeouts.Could More NBA Teams Succeed With Three Point Guards Playing Together?|Louis Zatzman|April 12, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
All of Dragić, Nunn and Herro are more effective attacking closeouts than handling in the pick and roll.
He works well as a secondary ball-handler and is often at his best attacking a closeout, blowing past an on-the-move defender to get to the rim or swing the ball to an open teammate.
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Other Idioms and Phrases with closeout
Also, close something out. Dispose of a stock of goods; end a business. For example, We are closing out all our china, or They've decided to close out their downtown branch. This expression is most often used in business and commerce but occasionally refers to other matters. [Late 1800s]
close someone out. Prevent someone's entry or inclusion, as in No one will tell us about the merger—we've been closed out. [Second half of 1900s]