A give-and-go, or one-two, is a fundamental maneuver in many team sports which involves two players passing the ball or puck back and forth. The player who has the ball or puck passes to a teammate and then repositions in order to receive a return pass and possibly create a scoring opportunity.
A give and go, or wall pass in association football is when a player passes the ball to a teammate, makes a run past a defender, and that teammate plays the ball back to him. This technique is effective to maneuver a defender and get a clear shot at goal, but is also difficult to do and requires precise timing or risk breaking down an attacking situation.
The term wall pass comes from street football where a player would use a wall to hit the ball on and run around the defender and collect it again.
A give and go or pass and cut in basketball is when a player passes the ball to a teammate, then cuts to the basket or gets open, and receives the pass. This is an effective way to create space for a possible shot. This technique can also be an alley-oop variant if it involves a slam dunk.
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