2On a stop or score, team X attacks team 3 (the triangles), which has two defenders enter when the ball crosses centre. Two players from team O stay on the court, two leave to the sidelines at midcourt.
On the next stop or score, team 3 will attack team O.
(Variation - teams of five players with two delay defenders)
coachesclipboard.ca - to speed up play, modify the rules, e.g., no out of bounds, or no inbounds pass after a made basket.
Jim O'Brien - 4-4-4 - a team that scores immediately presses with a white or black press, to halfcourt (see Defence - White & black matchup press).
Mads Olesen - Knick drill - three teams, 4 on 3 plus a trail defender who must touch the middle of the jump circle, play until a score or stop (out of bounds is defence ball), inbounds on a make, make or miss the team that was on offence presses back to halfcourt, and tries to score on a steal. Variation - only two teams, each team sends in defenders at their end when attacking the other basket.
Kathy Delaney-Smith (ABQ) - go 4 on 2 (or 4 on 3) into 4 on 4, this is a great dill to work on breaking backcourt pressure, if a team gets a steal, go for a score and press again, practice against different pressing strategies - trap immediately, trap the dribble.
Don Kelbick - 3 on 2 into 3 on 3 as the ball crosses halfcourt, one shot, make or miss the team that gets the ball goes the other way (no pressing), variations - 4 on 2 or 4 on 3 into 4 on 4, 5 on 3 or 5 on 4 into 5 on 5.
See Transition - UNLV, 3 on 3 delay (teams), Scrimmage - 4 on 4 on 4, 4-teams.