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Offence

See YouTube skills playlists (Fast break & Offence).

Fast Break

Halfcourt Offence

  • Basic
    • Spacing and floor balance
    • Triple threat
    • Pass and basket cut
    • Exit cut (space out then up), fill cut
    • Pick and roll
      • come off to score
      • pass to screener
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
    • Catch and go - attack on a catch (shoot, drive or pass)
    • Attack mismatches
    • Shot selection
    • Pass and follow for a handback (outside, inside, rub cut)
    • Flarescreen - passer, weakside
    • Staggered, double, elevator screen
    • Dribble loop - shallow cut, zipper cut
    • Ballscreens
      • slip, re-screen (on-ball defender goes under, or over)
      • hard show - drag the screen defender, pass back
      • early split, shoot or attack from behind the screenup

Press Break

  • Basic
    • Point guard - sideline outlet position (not coffin corner)
    • Meet a pass, face upcourt, strong pivot, sweep and rip (ball tough), attack on the dribble
    • Inbounder - clear the backboard, trail (reversal option) or clear out against man pressure
  • Intermediate
    • Point guard
      • fake outside & attack middle
      • overplay - banana cut, back cut, spin and back cut
    • Secondary receivers if point guard taken away
    • Player in the middle of the press
    • Full ball reversal
    • Avoid trapping areas, pass before a trap can be set
    • Pass fake
    • Pass-pass after a trap
  • Advanced
    • Inbounder - run the baseline (made basket), look deepup


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