Pitt off-ball screens
Depending on the attacking set, a defender on 1 may be needed for a shell drill.
a) America's play
From a box set, 1 dribbles to the wing, 2 cross-screens for 3, then 4 and 5 will double-screen for 2.
Pitt always has X3 go under the cross-screen, if 3 goes over the top, X2 stands him up right next to his man, foot to foot with 2. X3 meets 3 ballside.
When 4 and 5 double screen at the foul line, X2 trails 2 (trail all double screens), X4 protects the basket against a slip, X5 is the extender, he sees the ball and gets his hand in the passing lane as 2 comes off the double screen.
1 passes to 2 and cuts to the block using a backscreen from 5.
X1 goes laneside, X5 stands up the cutter ballside, right beside the screen.
If X1 goes ballside, 1 will fade to the top for a shot.
2 passes to 5 stepping out, 4 downscreens for 3.
X3 will trail a shooter or go ballside on a non-shooter. X4 leaves room for X3 to go ballside (between X4 and the screen). Here X3 trails 3, X4 will extend the screen, hand in the passing lane, seeing the ball, arm's-length from his man.
c) Shuffle cut
From an inverted box set, the bigs pop out to the wings for a pass. On a pass to 5, 1 screens away, 2 goes to the ballside corner, 3 comes up to set a shuffle screen.
5 passes to 4 and shuffle cuts off 3. X5 goes under the screen (go under all shuffle cuts), X3 stands up the cutter if he goes over the top.
4 passes to 1 and downscreens for 3 (pick the picker). Here X3 goes ballside on a non-shooter.
1 picks a side, the opposite big comes up.
1 passes to 4, 5 flex screens for 2.
Pitt always has X2 go under the flex screen, X5 stands up the cutter if he goes over top.
On the downscreen, X1 makes room for X5 to go through but X5 trails a shooter, getting low, knees bent, shoulders through the screen.
1 dribbles out 2 who goes through, 3 downscreens for him, the ball is reversed to 2.
3 cross-screens for 5, X5 goes under the screen, X3 stands up 5 if he goes over the top.
4 downscreens for shooter 3, X3 trails 3, X4 extends so they won't get hurt on a curl.
Box baseline out of bounds, 3 inbounds to 5, the ball is passed to 1, shooter 3 gets under the basket.
5 and 2 double screen for 3, 4 single screens. X3 forces 3 off the single side, getting low and wide, then trails 3, and X4 extends the screen.