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English definition of “double-team”

double-team

verb [T]     /ˈdʌb.l̩.tiːm/
in basketball, to have two members of a team trying to prevent an opposing player from scoring: They double-teamed Jordan in the second half.Basketball, netball and volleyballGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of double-team verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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