Definition of box someone out in English:
Basketball Block an opponent from an area by the position of one’s body: Miller neglected to box out his man in the final seconds
More example sentences
- But in addition to defending the pick-and-roll, Madsen is more adept than Kandi at creating space in the paint by wrangling for inside position and then boxing out.
- Instead, it hit the skids because of breakdowns in basic areas: boxing out on the offensive boards, foul shooting, perimeter defense and shot selection.
- However, Georgetown stunk in those down-to-earth intangibles they used to excel at, such as boxing out, forcing opponents into bad shots, and making the extra dish.
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