Screen and Flash To The Hoop
Run this simple out-of-bounds play from the University of Wisconsin, which pushed the
Badgers to a 9-point, second-half lead in the national title game.
Why use this screen & flash to the hoop play
- Defenders are forced to cover perimeter action with two players moving and spread around the 3-point chance.
Set up the play
- Start in what looks like a Horns set with your two big players at the elbows, and two guards near the corners. For Wisconsin, Frank
Kaminsky is at the right elbow (5).
How to play
- 4 screens for 1 as 5 comes across and sets another screen if 1 needs it.
- 1 curls high. 3 moves from the ball-side to the weak-side corner .
- As the defense focuses on 1 and 3 on the perimeter, 5 flashes to the
ball after setting the screen.
- 2 makes the pass to 5 .
- 5 goes up strong and fights off the defenders, possibly drawing a foul.
- 2 comes into play and 3 moves out of the corner in prep for transition
Here’s a simple diagram for setting up this screen-and-roll play
How to perfect the technique for this play
- It helps if 5 can score with either hand as in this example, the right-handed Kaminsky caught the ball slightly to the left of the hoop, so he powered the ball up with his left hand and scored.