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Perimeter Basketball Passing With Backdoor Cut

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Brad Stevens knows how to use a shot clock to his advantage – do the same with this basketball play featuring many movements leading into a backdoor cut and layup WHY USE THIS BASKETBALL LAYUP PLAY When a team has to defend for 25 to 35 seconds, inevitably a breakdown occurs – and that’s when a... MORE

Penetrate & Kick for an Open Shot

in Basketball plays, Offense drills, Shooting drills

The second of Luke Hancock’s four straight first-half 3-pointers sliced Louisville’s deficit to seven and came off a play that all teams can run WHY USE THIS BASKETBALL SHOOTING PLAY This play draws the defense below the 3-point line and creates an opening for the best shooter to emerge from the corner for a long-range shot from the wing. SET UP... MORE

1-4 Quadruple Option

in Basketball plays, Offense drills

A ball screen and an off-the-ball double screen open up four legitimate scoring options when your squad needs a basket WHY USE THIS OFFENSIVE BASKETBALL PLAY A point guard who handles the ball well has the opportunity to drive to the hoop, shoot a jumper, pass to a cutter going toward the hoop or fire a cross-court pass for an open 3-point... MORE

Ball Screen and Flare

in Basketball plays, Offense drills, Shooting drills

When your team needs a big-time, end-of-game basket, run high screening action on the perimeter to free your best shooter for a left-wing 3-pointer WHY USE THIS 3-POINTER PLAY At the end of games, it’s too easy for the defense to suffocate a dribbling shooter – use perimeter screens to create open shooting lanes. SET UP The player you want... MORE

Clear-Out Corner 3

in Basketball plays, Offense drills, Shooting drills

The Miami Heat shift most of the action to the right side of the floor to allow Ray Allen an opening in the left corner for a 3-pointer WHY USE THIS 3-POINTER PLAY A perfectly executed sideline out-of-bounds play opens an area for a shooter to receive a good look at a 3-pointer. SET UP The player you want... MORE

Thumb Out

in Basketball plays, Offense drills, Passing drills

Utilize a trailing post player as a passer and screener to lead to an in-close scoring opportunity the defense isn’t expecting WHY USE THIS BASKETBALL PLAY While a trailing post player keeps one of your bigs away from the hoop, it also removes a larger defender from under the basket as well. If you have... MORE

Michigan State

in Basketball plays, Offense drills, Passing drills

A handoff pass and plenty of off-the-ball action opens multiple scoring opportunities to keep defenses at bay WHY USE THIS BASKETBALL PASSING PLAY The 1-4 High opens the half of the court closest to the basket for attack. This play sends multiple players toward the basket in an effort to score an easy bucket. SET... MORE



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