Offense articles

NBA – End of Game Plays

NBA – End of Game Plays

NBA – End of Game Plays

On Sunday January 8th, the Detroit Pistons outlasted the Portland Trail Blazers in a double overtime thriller. The game featured three different end of game plays; two from the Trail Blazers and a game winner from the Piston’s Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The coaches for both teams did a great job putting their players in position to tie

Spacing

Single Gap Spacing Issues

A look at single gaps and spacing issues that can arise in five-out alignments. Five-out alignments are common in all levels of basketball. While the five-out does open the lane and can be effective in pulling defenses away from the rim, it does have it’s drawbacks. The most notable drawback being the predominance of single

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Offensive Concepts – Enlarge the Defense

Conceptual-based offensive basketball is anchored by principles. The first of which is “enlarging the defense.” The beginnings of coaching and playing basketball conceptually lie with spacing. Spacing entails not only selecting an alignment (i.e. four-out) but allowing the basketball room to breathe within the possession. Tactics for enlarging the defense and creating space are vital

Skills and Drills – Transition Shooting

Skills and Drills – Transition Shooting

This transition shooting drill using Dr. Dish is a great drill to work on shooting 3’s out of transition as well as inside – out 3 point shots for a trailing player. Together with Dr. Dish, we’ve created The Dr. Dish Shooting Drill Book, which includes 30 drills ready to implement with your team today! The playbook includes

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