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Horns 45 Arizona


sketch
1

Adapted from the Arizona high posts offence, where this is a zipper play and 2 or 3 would get the ball out top from 1.

(a) flare screen

sketch
2

Option - 4 passes to 5 who passes to 1 (Horns 45 Petrovic)

Options if 4 does not pass

- 5 sets a ballscreen, 2 and 3 clear. e.g., to the corners or short corners (see Horns 45 Suns)
- 5 re-screens for 1, back to the ball.

sketch
3

Option - 4 and 5 then screen for 2.

sketch
4

(b) hand-back

sketch
5

Options

- 4 fakes the hand-back to 1 and can pass to 3 or attack the basket
- 4 passes to 1 on the wing and sets a ballscreen.

See Horns 45 backdoor, Pistons.

Variation - 5 and 4 stagger screen for 2 then 3 (Horns 45 China)

sketch
6

Variation - 2 goes out to the corner, see Horns 45 Pistons.

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