3 Point Plays

Double down screen destroys defense

Double down screen destroys defense

From the Golden State Warriors playbook Once again it’s your initial ball handler who ends up taking a shot coming off a double screen – this time the shooter circles around the entire court. Why use it Golden State’s constant motion and screening doesn’t allow a defense to set. Just when the defense loses track […]

Create 3 or opt for handoff

Create 3 or opt for handoff

From Wes Kosel, assistant men’s coach at Colorado College in Colorado Springs Your point guard starts the action to the left, heads low and comes off a double screen to emerge on the wing for a 3-pointer or the new ball handler uses the pinch on the right. Why use it Pinch plays are extremely […]

Golden State's "Elevator" creates top 3

Golden State’s “Elevator” play creates top 3

From the Golden State Warriors playbook The ball handler initiates action with a pass, moves to the corner, comes off a screen into the lane and sprints up the middle toward the top off a pair of screens for an open shot. Why use it The constant action, passing and screening in this play makes […]