Who runs the floor best?
Transition is an art for LeBron James, Blake Griffin and the rest of this group
Over the course of a game, the time a team spends on the fastbreak could be less than 90 seconds of actual game time. The average fastbreak takes about five seconds. That's roughly 12 transition possessions in a minute.That's one important minute. Winning the transition game, a product of both defensive and offensive efficiency, can go a long way toward winning the game itself. Individually, a well-rounded transition game can give a player's scoring average a sizable boost and force the defense to account for him at all times.
Fastbreaks aren't just about dunks. They require a player's entire skill set and can tip the balance of a game. Here's a look at six of the best transition players in the game and how they get it done.
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