“They are starting to figure it out. It is going to take time. The pick and roll I was telling somebody the other day is the oldest play in the game. It is still one of the most difficult plays to guard in the game. So when you put your two best players in it, it really doesn’t matter their skill set.”
It is helpful shooters are now on the floor, surrounding the two of them as they work in the paint. “They’ve been doing a pretty good job of dominating in the pick-and-roll making great plays.
“A lot of times, young players, they come up to pick-and-roll and they go 100 miles an hour, but Ben is actually utilizing all of his options,” Howard continued. He’s reading the defense, he’s rolling, he’s popping, and he’s making plays.