This baseline out of bounds play from a box set formation can be run against man-to-man or zone defenses. It is a 2-phase play that, against a man-to-man defense, will force the defenders to fight through screens. Against a zone, it will cause the defense to overshift, creating an open shot. When the official hands the basketball to O1, O5 … [Read more...]
Baseline vs. Man-to-Man
These out of bounds plays will work best against teams defending the baseline inbounds play using a man-to-man defense. Want more? Get more baseline inbounds plays at Hoops U. Insider!
The Box Pick and Roll Play is a simple to set up and execute out of bounds play. Starting from a box formation, a pick and roll is performed in order to create an open shot opportunity. The players set up in a box formation around the lane with O3 taking the ball out of bounds. When the official hands the basketball to O3, O5 sets a diagonal … [Read more...]
When the official hands the ball to #1, #5 sets a screen for #4 for a potential lob pass in front of the basket. #5 opens up to the basketball after setting the screen. #3 sets a flare screen for #2 and then sprints across the top of the key to behind the 3-point arc for a shot. … [Read more...]
This out of bounds play sets up with the box formation in the corner rather than in the lane. It enables a post player to 'post up' without help defense being a factor. When the official hands the basketball to #3, #5 backs defender across the lane looking for a pass. #4 v-cuts from the elbow and replaces #5 on the low block. #1 sets a … [Read more...]
This out-of-bounds play can create a layup opportunity by setting a screen on the initial screener. If the defense over-helps or does not help at all, one of two players should be open for an easy layup. When the official hands the basketball to O3, O5 sets an upscreen for O2 who pops out to the corner. O4 screens the screener, setting a … [Read more...]