Austin Daye’s poor positioning to blame for John Wall’s breakaway dunk

With 15 seconds in the Pistons’ loss to the Wizards last night, John Wall dunked on a breakaway to give Washington the lead for good. The fastbreak came after a simple miss and rebound.

Sebastian Pruiti of NBAPlaybook.com explains what Detroit did wrong. Basically, it boils down to this:

However, as soon as Tayshaun Prince puts the ball up, Daye dives to the front of the rim, crashing the boards despite the four other Pistons below the free throw line.

Check out Pruiti’s post for a full breakdown, including screenshots.

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