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  1. Zoning out

    ESPNBoston.com

    The Boston Celtics defied logic by going with a zone defense against the Golden State Warriors, but it might have been the key in allowing the Green to emerge with the win:...

    Blog | March 02, 2013
  2. Boston Celtics clamped down on Golden State Warriors by employing...

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics shut down the Warriors by employing a rare zone defense.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  3. Is the zone defense working?

    Chris Forsberg

    Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty ImagesThe Celtics tried to force Chicago to shoot jumpres Thursday by switching to a zone defense.To the surprise of many -- old friend Tony Allen included -- the Boston Celtics have resorted to employing a zone defense at ...

    Blog | February 18, 2012
  4. Heat suffer first loss on Hawks' changeup

    Brian Windhorst

    Steve Mitchell/US Presswire The book's out: LeBron James and the Heat have to figure out how to counter the zone defense. MIAMI - Perhaps the best way to explain the Miami Heat's first loss, oddly as it may seem, is with some baseball analogies. ...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  5. Pierce trapped in Nets' Twilight Zone

    Joe Lago

    It took a zone defense, or something resembling one, for the Nets to stop Paul Pierce.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2003
  6. In the zone? C's test defensive switch

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Lynne SladkyWill the Celtics mix in some zone in hopes of slowing Miami's layup line?MIAMI -- The Boston Celtics own the best half-court man-to-man defense in the playoffs, but coach Doc Rivers sampled a zone look during the fourth quarter o...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  7. Why Miami's best offense is good defense

    Tom Haberstroh

    Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images It might seem obvious but you can't set up a zone when LeBron James is doing this on a fast break. MIAMI -- There's an old cliche in sports that says that a team's best offense is a good defense. It might take s...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  8. Shooters rejoice, Shaq, Kobe and Vince, beware

    Peter May

    The NBA's potential rule change about zone defenses should make for a lower-scoring league.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2001