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I don't know if anybody ever mentioned it, but I noticed an immaturity thing that Chandler and Curry seemed to have last season, especially the last time the Twinkie Towers and the Bulls played the Twin Towers and the Spurs. It was mainly help defense. Either Chandler or Curry or both would go out to far from the opponent's basket and try to block every single shot. This would result in an easy offensive rebound for Duncan or Robinson if either of the Twinkie Towers missed the block. Sometimes it is better to just alter the shot than to risk an offensive rebound by trying to block every one. When I watch the finals and watched Shaq, I noticed that he did not try to block every shot as a result of help defense, but would just put his hand up casually and then box himself for the rebound. Just a thing I wanted to mention about the Twinkie Towers.
 

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A good point.

I don't think Curry should come over on help defense, in almost any situation, other than when a penetrator burns his perimeter defender, and even then, Chandler is the more likely guy to come help and Curry should rotate over to whoever Chandler was guarding.

However, a lot of times, that's a matter of talent. The C position is often the offensive weakness on a team, so it makes a lot more sense for him to leave his man to help than for Chandler to help, leaving the PF man open, which is becoming the most dangerous position in basketball offensively with PF's learning how to step back and jack threes, drive the baseline, and of course, play the power game down low.

I think that this IS A sign of immaturity, because lower levels of play in than the NBA generally break loose after the first shot on each possession. High school teams don't think far enough ahead as to the offensive rebounding, and when Curry and Chandler dominate the high school game like that, whoever they went to apply help defense probably got very intimidated.

It's just an adjustment they need to make. Frankly, against many teams, going out to help defend will work a lot of times. Chandler is a huge target to see come running at you, and if you're already on your way to a shot, you'd probably get very unnerved...
 

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Yeah, thats a very valid point. I have seen it happen before plenty of times too. A lot of it is that the Bulls help defense wasn't all on the same page last season. Also, I would expect a stint in Pete Newell's big man camp (where they all will be going during the offseason) to help out a great deal.
 
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