The corner seems like an odd place from which to use a 2-man game but this play exploits the space on the floor for several scoring options. WHY USE IT Shift the areas from which you attack on the floor to keep defenses honest. This play is run from the corner, which makes it difficult... MORE
Create Short-Corner Jumper Vs. Zone
When a zone is thrown at your team, run this nonverbal play utilizing ball reversal and a low screen to manufacture a high-percentage jump shot
WHY USE IT
Teams typically toss the ball around the perimeter when facing a zone defense. Instruct players to attack deep in the zone for scoring opportunities.
You’re in a standard set with guards on opposite wings and forwards on opposite blocks. Once the defense sets up in a 1-3-1 zone, run this play. This is a nonverbal call. Players know when the defense moves into a 1-3-1, you run this play. It eliminates the scrambling taking place when a defense goes zone.
HOW TO PLAY
The point dribbles at the right-wing player. The right wing flashes to the high post then to the opposite side. The left wing relocates to the top . Upon reaching the rightwing area, the point guard reverses the ball with a pass to the top, then another pass is made to the opposite wing. As this is happening, the right-side post cuts hard off a screen the left post is setting on the bottom defender . The pass is made to the cutting post for an easy baseline jumper .
The cutting post needs to wait for the ball reversal to begin before relocating. If he moves too early, the low defender has time to react.