This 1-4 basketball play is simple to execute and creates a good scoring chance from either the low block area or the top of the key. Though simple to run, it does a nice job of forcing defenders to get through screens and making quick help decisions. From the 1-4 high formation, O1 dribbles to the right wing replacing O2. O2 cuts into the lane … [Read more...]
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In this basketball play from the box set formation, the objective is to create an easy scoring opportunity via a lob or, if that is unavailable, an open 3-point shot attempt. To initiate the play, O4 sets a downscreen for O1 who pops out to the wing to receive the pass from O2. As O1 is receiving the pass, O5 sets a backscreen for O3. O1 looks … [Read more...]
From the box set formation, this basketball play is designed to get the ball into the low post for a scoring opportunity. With the use of cuts and screens, other options are also available. O4 sets a downscreen for O3 as O2 cuts through to the corner. O1 passes to O3 on the wing. O4, after setting the downscreen seals his defender and posts up. … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]
From a 1-4 high set, this basketball play gives you an opportunity to throw a lob over the top of the defense for an easy basket ... slam dunk or layup! Players set up in 1-4 high set. O1 brings the ball across midcourt and starts dribbling to his left. At the same time, O2 and O5 dive down to set a double screen for O3 who is cutting from the … [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...]