3 As man with ball prepares to pass, defender No. 2 watches him (for possible interception) but also keeps eye on No. 5.
4 The offense's left forward moves up from the corner to take pass and, the instant it is thrown, No. 5 starts to cut toward basket. Defender No. 2, who has kept one eye on strong side, is trapped. He cannot intercept or recover in time to catch No. 5.
5 As soon as the forward has received the pass, he whirls toward No. 5 who is cutting down the weak side of court at top speed.
6 Defender No. 2, realizing that he is trapped, tries to back up fast enough to block the forward's pass he knows is coming.
7 No. 2 cannot block the pass, and none of his defensive teammates can help him because they are all on the strong side.
8 The guard goes in for an easy layup as other offensive teammates move in for rebound just in case the shot is missed.