Screens as part of offensive cylinder

In addition to not moving when setting a screen, an offensive player cannot extend beyond their cylinder in an attempt to set a screen or impede a defender’s progress.

In this case, the defender establishes their “cylinder” and space they will screen. Then, as the defender moves and attempts to evade the screen the defensive player leans outside of their pre-determined “cylinder” in order to clip the moving defender. Although the screen setter stayed in the same place, leaning his body and shoulder into the defender constitutes an illegal movement outside of the cylinder, and thus an offensive foul should be called.

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