Sideline Inbounds Plays

Utilize these sideline out of bounds plays when you have to inbound the ball from the side. Don't just pass the basketball inbounds ... attack the defense and get a score with these great sidecourt inbounds plays. There are many more Sideline Out of Bounds Plays at HoopsUInsider.com!

K-Love 3 Last Second Play

Kevin Love Game Winner

This last second sideline out of bounds basketball play was run by the Minnesota Timberwolves in a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on January 20, 2012. In a tie game with 1.5 seconds left, Kevin Love hit the 3-pointer to win the game. Here is video of the play so you can see it executed to perfection. The play is diagrammed below the … [Read more...]

High Stack Double Screen

High Stack Double Screen

The high stack is used to get the basketball into play. The low double screen and three point shot should be utilized at special times, such as to start a half or when a 3-pointer may be needed. #1 passes the basketball inbounds to #2 or #3 (in this diagram, #2 uses a screen for #3 to get open). After #1 passes, he cuts down and through to … [Read more...]

Fade Double for ’3′

Fade Double for '3'

Overview: This sidecourt inbounds play is going to be most effective during last second situations such as end of game, half, or quarter. When the inbounds passer (3) receives the ball from the official, player 2 cuts hard towards the ball off of a screen from 1. (If this is so poorly played by the defense, a pass could be made here for a shot … [Read more...]

Sidecourt Front Court Wall

Sidecourt Front Court Wall

This sidecourt inbounds play is used when inbounding in the front court .. it is especially useful in getting that last-second basket. 1)¬†As the play begins, O2 cuts to the backcourt, and the low player, O3, breaks up toward the ball. It is hoped that O3's defender will trail. When this happens, O3 loops around the wall and receives a lob pass … [Read more...]

Sidecourt Pressure Stack

Sidecourt Pressure Stack

This sidecourt out of bounds play takes advantage of a basic stack play, but under conditions where the defense is really denying the inbounds pass. Players O4 and O5 line up in a stack free throw line high on the ball side. The defenders guarding O4 and O5 are denying as O4 steps out of the stack to the ball side. O1 quickly gets the ball to … [Read more...]

The Weave Play

The Weave Play

1) The Weave Play sidecourt out of bounds play uses a set that can give several great options to specifically call or to run; depending upon what the defense allows. The following diagrams will describe each option. The Weave Option The weave option play starts with three players out front (#1, #2, and #3), and a double high post (#4 and … [Read more...]

3 High Sideline Play

3 High

The '3 High' sideline out of bounds play is a nice play to utilize when the basketball is taken out at about the free throw line extended or below. When the official hands the basketball to #1, #2 sets up his defender and then cuts hard across the lane to post up and receive the pass. (#2 might need to come out further to get the basketball; … [Read more...]