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A lackluster, low-effort form of defense in which the defender simply reaches for the ball and then quickly pulls his hand away -- similar to how a matador pulls his cape out of the way of a charging bull -- as the offensive player drives by him for an easy shot at the hoop.
Kobe keeps running on the paint! I wish Lebron James stop playing el matador defense on Kobe.
by El-Matador December 25, 2010
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