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POW May Recap

Plays of the Week – May Recap

The month of May featured some fantastic XsOs with the NBA Playoffs in full swing and Real Madrid winning the EuroLeague Final Four. Missed our Plays of the Week emails from May? No worries – we got you covered. Catch up at the webpage versions below. Plays of the Week emails are generally sent on Tuesdays. Subscribe...

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Plays of the Week – April Recap

The month of April featured some fantastic XsOs with the conclusion of the NCAA Tournament and beginning of the NBA Playoffs. Missed our emails from April? No worries – we got you covered. Catch up at the webpage versions below. Plays of the Week emails are generally sent on Tuesdays. Subscribe here to get POW delivered...

Australia Horns

Plays of the Week: Australia Horns

The game of basketball is evolving. Every player at all levels is expected to be able to play on the perimeter. As the game has evolved, the horns formation has become a staple in playbooks across the world. By bringing the 4 and 5 near the top of the key, the defense has a number...

Summer ATOs

Plays of the Week: Summer ATOs

The summer is the perfect time to work on your craft as a basketball coach. Many of the best coaches are reading, watching film, and looking for new wrinkles to give them the edge. Having a number of quality ATOs (After Time-Out) at your fingertips allows for you to be prepared for whatever situation you...

Shooting Drills

Plays of the Week: Shooting Drills

Shooting drills serve a number of purposes for all basketball coaches. Often limited by time and practice space, quality shooting drills help maximize the resources available to most coaches. The best shooting drills provide great repetitions, on-court conditioning, and keep “standing in line” to a minimum. This week’s Plays of the Week features three shooting...

NBA Summer League

Plays of the Week: NBA Summer League

NBA Summer League is the great fix basketball fans and coaches need in the summer. It is also a great opportunity for coaching staffs to work on end of game situations and after time out sets. This week our Plays of the Week features three sets from the NBA Summer League. Detroit Pistons – EOG...

America's Play

Plays of the Week – America’s Play

If you have been to a basketball clinic recently or have talked hoops long enough, you have surely heard the term “America’s Play.” I first heard the term as a high school basketball player 20+ years ago, but didn’t think anything of it until I started making the rounds as a coaching clinic attendee. “America’s...

Jacobson

Plays of the WeekNorthern Iowa Set Plays

(HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Northern Iowa Set Plays by Wes Kosel was first published by HoopDirt.com) Here are five set plays from Northern Iowa Head Coach Ben Jacobson. Jacobson’s teams are always interesting to watch. He runs a ton of different actions and his players really understand how to play in his...

Tom Crean

Plays of the Week – Tom Crean Indiana SLOBs

(HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Tom Crean Indiana SLOBS was first published by HoopDirt.com) This week we look at five sideline out-of-bounds plays from Indiana Hoosiers Head Coach Tom Crean. Crean has always had great X’s & X’s and offensive schemes. These plays show the variety of attacks that Crean uses offensively.  ...

Manu Ginobili

Plays of the Week – Argentina Offense

(HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Argentina by Wes Kosel was first published by HoopDirt.com) Argentina will play the United States today in the quarterfinals of the Rio Olympics Basketball Tournament. Argentina went 3-2 in Group B play beating Nigeria, Croatia, and Brazil. Argentina is ranked #4 in the World Rankings and has tons of NBA...

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