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...]
Browse through these basketball motion offenses, continuity offenses, quick hitters, set plays, and motion offense breakdown drills to find something that will help your basketball team score more point and win more games! The basketball offenses and plays here are ideal for using against man-to-man defenses.
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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...]
The Flex to Staggered Screen basketball play is designed as a quick hitter from your flex set to create an opportunity for your shooting guard. As you run the flex a few times, O3's defender will start concentrating on defending the backscreen and flex cut across the lane. This play sets him up to be picked off by the staggered screen going the … [Read more...]
The purpose of this basketball play from the 1-4 high set is to get the ball into the low post for a scoring opportunity. This play can be run to either side and can be used to target your best low post scorer. To begin, the players are in a 1-4 high set. O3 starts by setting a screen at the elbow area for O4 who pops out to the wing. O1 … [Read more...]
The Middle Screen and Drive Play is a simple basketball set play that can be run at any level ... from youth to professional! The offense is well-spaced for this play, which has the post player set an on-ball screen to allow the point guard to attack the basket. With a good screen, a solid point guard will be able to create a layup opportunity for … [Read more...]
Article courtesy of Breakthrough Basketball http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/ Here's how you can initiate the flex offense from the box set. It is a simple play that will get you started with the flex -- and can also open up the floor for the players to an easy shot. The play entry starts from a box set. 5 comes up to set a ball … [Read more...]
Article courtesy of Breakthrough Basketball http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/ The Golden State Warriors had a fantastic playoff run due to their tremendous outside shooting ability. The Warriors ran this set play to get star point guard Stephen Curry an open jump shot during Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the San … [Read more...]
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Article courtesy of Breakthrough Basketball Author: Kevin Germany http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/ [This is part 1 of a 2-part series. Read part 2, Miami Heat Secondary Break Options] The Miami Heat’s fast break can be virtually unstoppable at times. The speed and athleticism of key players such as LeBron James and Dwyane Wade is simply … [Read more...]
Article courtesy of Breakthrough Basketball Author: Kevin Germany http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/ [This is part 2 of a 2-part series. Read part 1, Miami Heat Fast Break Offense] When the primary break options are not available, the Heat shift to a 5 out set. The 5 out secondary break flows directly from their primary break. The trail … [Read more...]
This is a simple set play you can run when you want to isolate a player on the wing and let him attack off the dribble-drive. This play can be called and run to either side. For the purpose of our diagram, it is being run to the right side. O1 passes to the wing, O3, and then cuts through and clears opposite. As O3 is receiving the pass, … [Read more...]
Here is a basketball play you can run to get your best shooter an open jump shot attempt. In this diagram, the double screen is being set on the right side but this play can be run to either side. O1 passes to O3 on the wing. O3 may need to execute a v-cut to get open. O4 and O5 set a double screen for O2 in the corner. O2 sets up his … [Read more...]