Run 'Two Low' as a continuity offense or run it through as a simple quick hitter. Either way, you'll find excellent scoring opportunities for your low post players. Two Low Continuity is a basketball offense that enables two post players to work together to create scoring opportunities using screens. If you have two post players that are effective … [Read more...]
Browse through these basketball motion offenses, continuity offenses, quick hitters, set plays, and motion offense breakdown drills to find something that will help your basketball team score more point and win more games! The basketball offenses and plays here are ideal for using against man-to-man defenses.
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Here are 4 basketball drills that require two or three players. These drills can be done in workout sessions when you are working with multiple players or in team practice sessions. In the .pdf below, you will find the following basketball drills: Closeout to Help into 1 vs. 1 Deny Slides into 2 on 1 1 v. 2 from the Closeout Guarding … [Read more...]
This ball screen set that utilizes a mid pick and roll from the top begins in the box set formation. From the box set, this play will create a lot of open space for the pick-and-roll to be quite effective. From the box set formation, O4 cuts hard from the low block to the wing area. O1 passes to O4 and then cuts through to the ballside … [Read more...]
The Georgia Wing Pick-and-Roll play can be run as a quick hitter and even as a continuity. We won't categorize it as a continuity but it allows for continuity because as the ball gets reversed, the pick-and-roll can be executed from each side of the court. Ideally, however, it's going to create a scoring opportunity on the first or second … [Read more...]
Purpose: To work on making good, quick offensive and defensive transitions, especially when tired. To practice smart decision-making in transition. To practice dealing with chaotic and unplanned situations. To improve conditioning and build stamina. Drill: Divide into two teams for a full-court scrimmage. Five players from each team are on the … [Read more...]
This play from the box set formation does a nice job in creating two potential scoring opportunities. While the first option will most likely be defended, the second option often creates an open jump shot. The players set up in the box set formation, as shown. The play can be run to either side, but it should be noted that the player on the … [Read more...]
Purpose: A continuous fast break drill that focuses on transition offense and defense and forces players to make quick decisions. Drill: The Team Blitz starts with a line of players along each sideline (team 1 and team 2). Three members of Team 1 start on the court at the top of the key area, middle player with the basketball. Two members of Team … [Read more...]
This is a basic pick-and-roll play from out of a 2-1-2 formation. The main purpose in running a pick-and-roll is to create size and speed mismatches. This play is simple to run as it can be executed at all levels of play to create a mismatch which will lead to an excellent scoring opportunity. For more pick-and-roll basketball plays from a … [Read more...]
Purpose: This is a simple enough basketball drill but it covers an important, often overlooked aspect of transition basketball -- securing the loose ball! Points are often given away because what should be an easy grab and finish for a layup winds up in players booting the ball, travelling, or turning it over in some fashion. This basketball … [Read more...]
This basketball play run out of the box set is designed to give one of your best penetrating players open space for something going to the basket. The players start in the box set formation as shown below. The player who will receive the basketball from the point guard should be in the left low block position. The point guard, O1, dribbles … [Read more...]
The Flex to Staggered Screen basketball play is designed as a quick hitter from your flex set to create an opportunity for your shooting guard. As you run the flex a few times, O3's defender will start concentrating on defending the backscreen and flex cut across the lane. This play sets him up to be picked off by the staggered screen going the … [Read more...]
This quick hitting basketball play begins in a box set formation and is designed to get the ball into the low post against a zone defense (could potentially be run against a man-to-man defense as well). This is a nice play you can run to specifically get your post player the ball in a position to score. It's also effective at getting the … [Read more...]