Q: What teams are the best at running the pick and roll, and what kind of personnel is best suited to run a lot of it?
The Spurs stick out to me as one of the NBA’s top pick and roll teams.
They’ve ranked among the NBA’s elite teams in that category since they paired Tony Parker and Tim Duncan together.
A few things come to mind for me when I think about the Spurs or any elite pick and roll team:
- You want a point guard who can read defenses quickly and accurately, a skill that isn’t intangible but that is often glossed over in mainstream basketball coverage.