VIDEO: Duke slaps the floor on defense...while playing zone
Slapping the floor on defense has its advocates and its detractors.
Some applaud the old-school, hard-nosed nature of putting hand to floor. For others, its a bit corny.
What everyone agrees on is that you don’t drop a floor slap if you’re playing zone.
Unless you’re Duke, apparently.
Presumably, the whole point of slapping the floor is to psyche yourself and intimidate your opponent with aggressive man-to-man defense. Not sit-back-and-guard-this-spot-whether-there’s-a-guy-there-or-not defense.
C’mon, Duke. You’re making it too easy for your haters.